A new poll of California voters by Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center and the Hoover Institution also shows State Attorney General Kamala Harris leading Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the U.S. senate race, with a large percentage of voters still undecided.
Starting from the premise that HBO’s Westworld should be understood both as science fiction and as a western, Kara McCormack examines the ways the ideologies of the mythic West are woven throughout the narrative landscape.
Our western enterprise media fellow Zack Colman has published the first of a series of articles supported by the Center: "How the Western Water Wars May End," the the cover story of this week's Christian Science Monitor.
We're excited to announce a terrific slate of events this month. In the coming weeks, we will welcome three distinguished speakers who will share their unique perspectives on the majestic trees, landscapes, and myths of the American West.
The author and photographer hurtled like a comet through the fabric of the American West in the early 20th century, burning with anger and determination for social change. That picture was drawn by four specialists at a Stanford symposium on Sept. 19.
California’s Department of Water Resources "cannot deliver water to your local water suppliers without energy, and quite a lot of it," writes Barrett Travis. His job at the state agency this summer is to help model the feasibility of proposed hydropower projects.