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A paper examining the spatial distribution of EPA violations for water, air and hazardous waste datasets.

June 18, 2021 | Video
Shanthi Sekaran stops by to speak with Paula M.L. Moya to discuss her book, "Lucky Boy."

Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee
A new CivicPulse survey of local policymakers reveals strong support for roads, water, electricity, and broadband but disagreement on mass transit and clean energy.

Anne Maureen Driscoll
In recent years, wildfires have ravaged the landscape in many Western American states, especially California. But will these horrific wildfire experiences increase public support for wildfire adaptation measures?

June 9, 2021 | Video
Historian Cameron Blevins stops by the Lane Center virtually to discuss his new book.

Jeanette Arakawa reads excerpts from her book "The Little Exile" and discusses her experience as a Japanese-American in California.

Watch Julie-Lythcott Haims and Rev. Kaloma Smith discuss antiracism and Palo Alto

Experts convene to discuss the state of water and energy in the American West.

Dionne Lee, Klea McKenna
Visual artists Dionne Lee and Klea McKenna discuss their artistic processes.

April 28, 2021 | Video
Experts and stakeholders convene to discuss the implications of the Klamath River Dam removal project.

BLC Faculty Director Bruce Cain spoke at the Bay Planning Coalition's Annual Conference last week.

Watch as area experts and policy practitioners discuss the state of wildfires in the American west.

Student researcher Devin Hagan shares his research on vegetation management practices in Santa Clara County.

March 10, 2021 | Video
Dr. Phil Polakoff joins the Bill Lane Center to discuss his work on health in rural America.

Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee, Brytan Mendes
The federal government provided COVID-19 relief funding to local governments. CivicPulse completed a survey to understand the status of the relief funding, how the money has been used, and where additional funds might be spent.

Dr. Carol L. McKibben discusses the research behind her upcoming book. McKibben is joined in conversation by Michelle Anderson of the Stanford Law School.

Dennis Berens , David Angelson
This paper argues that there is a need for a renaissance in rural America, and outlines considerations for moving forward from poverty/illness to prosperity/health.

Practitioners from across the western region convene to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted trust in local governments.

Lane Center faculty director joins a panel of scholars to discuss the 2020 election and its impact on the future of voting rights and election administration.

February 3, 2021 | Video
Journalist Steve Inskeep stops by the BLC for a virtual book talk on his new work "Imperfect Union."


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