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Jun 21 2021 | ... & the West Blog, ... & the Best | Stories Recommended by the ‘... & the West’ Blog
The tentacles of the West’s megadrought reach across all sort of communities and businesses; enlisting artificial intelligence to get earlier alerts as wildfires break out; the Keystone Pipeline was planned in one world 14 ears ago, but then the world changed around it, eventually leading its promoters to withdraw; Interior Secretary Halaand wants two Utah monuments fully restored, and other environmental news from around the West.

Jun 15 2021
A new CivicPulse survey of local policymakers reveals strong support for roads, water, electricity, and broadband but disagreement on mass transit and clean energy.
Jun 7 2021 | ... & the West Blog
When a historic drought gripped California and the Bay Area, water managers came together to keep drinkable water in the homes of vulnerable areas in Marin and Contra Costa Counties. Two veterans of those efforts describe the dramatic process, and consider lessons it offers for today’s imminent drought.
May 26 2021 | Out West student blog
Read how Julia Leal has made this quarter her own.
May 19 2021 | OCE funds community projects | Center News, Happenings, Topics of the West
The Office of Community Engagement, in collaboration with the Bill Lane Center for the American West, has provided over $200,000 in funding to faculty-led projects co-created with community organizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to accelerate solutions to pandemic impacts.

World War II and the West It Wrought

Partial cover image of World War II and the West It Wrought

Co-edited by former Lane Center Director David M. Kennedy and Mark Brilliant, the new volume World War II and the West It Wroughtbuilds on our 2017 conference considering the War's impact on our region.

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