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California Looks To Restore Floodplains, To Protect Communities From Impacts Of Climate Change

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MODESTO, CA - September 21, 2021: Corn for silage grows in a field, left, and restored floodplain and riparian habitat, right, along the San Joaquin River on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Modesto, CA.

Central Valley Communities Hope Restoring Floodplains Can Help With Extremes Of Climate Change

Water is the lifeblood of agriculture But as climate change brings more extreme weather, farming towns in the Central Valley face increasing risks from both drought and flooding. But an innovative solution is scaling up with new state investments.
Reporter: Tyche Hendricks, KQED 

Access To Transit A Challenge For Head Start Programs

About 30% of Head Start programs in California aren’t within easy walking distance to a transit stop for families with young children. That’s a problem, according to a new report, because access to transit is one of the biggest barriers for families who qualify for the federal early education program.
Reporter: Daisy Nguyen, KQED


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