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Broadband rollout hits a snag as it navigates an economic downturn – Agri-Pulse

California is racing forward in deploying broadband internet to unserved and underserved communities as it taps into an unprecedented level of state and federal investment. RCRC Senior Policy Advocate, Tracy Rhine, was quoted in the article, emphasizing the importance of maintaining funding for middle-mile infrastructure in rural and disadvantaged communities


Bankruptcy hits a California almond-growing conglomerate amid slump – Los Angeles Times

For much of the last decade, almonds have been such a lucrative crop that growers and investment firms have poured money into planting new orchards across vast stretches of California farmland.


Why rural schools say California leaders have forgotten them – Cal Matters

At some rural schools, construction projects are left undone, teaching jobs are unfilled and students who need specialized services don’t get them.