Presentations from the ArtsWest symposium at Stanford University: the world seemed on the brink of catastrophe when John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath in 1939. Today we are confronted with our own cataclysmic moment in time.
A keynote address opening the conference "World War II and the West It Wrought"</a> at Stanford University. The author and New York Times columnist Timothy Egan spoke about the role the war played in shaping the contemporary American West.
Attendees and organizers talk about the vital conversations about the future of rural western health and health care that took place in Santa Fe at the Eccles Family Rural West Conference on March 23-25, 2017. Full video of the conference.
Safety concerns at the Oroville Dam center on engineering and maintenance. But dams also face new challenges in managing water in an era when rains can be heavier, and less precipitation is falling as snow.
Water may be one of the most critical environmental issues for reporters to cover in years to come, said western water experts and journalists at the 2017 Knight-Risser Prize Symposium at Stanford University.
Bruce Cain and the Hoover Institution's Bill Whalen look at the contentious relationship between Donald Trump and California and analyze a Hoover Golden State Poll that gauged Californians’ attitudes toward various aspects of the Trump agenda.
This analysis of governmental roles in water markets, alongside qualitative studies of California and Spain, offers valuable guidance to understand environmental markets and the challenges presented by water management in drought-prone regions.
London's reporting and photojournalism took him from the slums of East London to the battlefields of the Russo-Japanese War, and he provided some of the first eyewitness reporting on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.