Photo: Matthew Carlstroem
East CA
When people divide California into regions, they generally choose to split the state into North and South. But Los Angeles and Sacramento have more in common than either does with Barstow. In East CA, Chris Clarke looks at life, people, and the landscape to the east of the spine of mountains that runs up the middle of the state; a land that might share more with Nevada, Arizona, or Northern Mexico than it does with the California Coast.
Rain Comes to The Desert

Rain Comes to The Desert

World's Tallest Thermometer Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

World's Tallest Thermometer Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

Year in Review: California Continues to Clamp Down on the Desert

Year in Review: California Continues to Clamp Down on the Desert

Colorado River Study Bad News for Thirsty Californians

Colorado River Study Bad News for Thirsty Californians

Rain Shadow Desert: Why the Rain Often Skips The Desert

Rain Shadow Desert: Why the Rain Often Skips The Desert

Reward Offered In Major Rock Art Vandalism

Reward Offered In Major Rock Art Vandalism

San Bernardino County Supes Scandal Winds Down As Derry Loses

San Bernardino County Supes Scandal Winds Down As Derry Loses

Desert Congressional Elections: Slight Leftward Shift, No Real Surprises

Desert Congressional Elections: Slight Leftward Shift, No Real Surprises

Coachella Valley Congress Race Turns Nasty

Coachella Valley Congress Race Turns Nasty

Bono Mack's 'October Surprise' Fizzles In Runup To Election

Bono Mack's 'October Surprise' Fizzles In Runup To Election

Inside-Out Politics Reign in San Bernardino County Supervisors Race

Inside-Out Politics Reign in San Bernardino County Supervisors Race

The Donald Weighs In On San Gorgonio Wind

The Donald Weighs In On San Gorgonio Wind

Flood Makes Life Even Harder in Coachella Valley's Poorest Communities

Flood Makes Life Even Harder in Coachella Valley's Poorest Communities

New Lawsuit Targets Cadiz Water Project

New Lawsuit Targets Cadiz Water Project

Imperial County's Jobless Rate Highest in State

Imperial County's Jobless Rate Highest in State

Imperial County Quake Swarm a Reminder of California's Fate

Imperial County Quake Swarm a Reminder of California's Fate

Marine Base Expansion: Running Out Of Room In The Mojave

Marine Base Expansion: Running Out Of Room In The Mojave

A History of Disregarding California's Desert

A History of Disregarding California's Desert

Give Providence Mountains to the National Park Service

Give Providence Mountains to the National Park Service

Air District Staying Oddly Silent on Coachella Mitigation Grants

Air District Staying Oddly Silent on Coachella Mitigation Grants