RCRC press releases and related news clips about RCRC and our member counties. Please note that a subscription may be required to read some external publications.


Commentary: Success stories in defensible space to guard against wildfire – Gold Country Media

 Some refer to it as vegetation management, others call it defensible space. Several property owners share their experience and offer suggestions to develop defensible space and minimize the impact of wildfire. 


Tulare County passes $95 million measure to build a public university center for its residents – EdSource

In November, voters in Tulare County voted to dramatically increase university-level  offerings in the region by approving a new and expanded university center in Visalia. This expansion provides a pathway to break the cycle of poverty and to help develop a local workforce with the higher education needed to help disadvantaged communities.  


Deadline Approaching for FCC Broadband Map – AG Information Network of the West

On January 13, the Deadline to check the FCC National Broadband Map closes. This map provides key information that guides the FCC’s budget and supports infrastructure projects in high need areas.