Posts Tagged as "Rural"

Study Maps Pollution Hotspots in CA’s San Joaquin Valley

Nov. 17, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 16, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO —  It’s well known that California’s San Joaquin Valley has some of the worst air quality in the nation...

Budget Cuts Clip Senior-Care Wings of Native Alaskans

Nov. 10, 2011 / By
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Alaska Public Radio Network/New America Media, News Feature, Shaleece Haas, Posted: Nov 09, 2011
Photo: Matthew Malcolm, who has Alzheimer’s, is shown in a van driving from Fairbanks to Eagle...

Near Desert Paradise, Coachella Farm Workers Live in “Favelas”

Oct. 27, 2011 / By
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California Watch, Video, story: Patricia Leigh Brown, video: Carrie Ching, Posted: Oct 26, 2011

THERMAL – At one end of Avenue 54, a road slicing through some of the most fertile land in the United States, resides the California of the popular imagination: a place of Bermuda shorts, putting greens and picture-window champagne dinners overlooking the infinity pool...