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Hometown California

Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)

Hometown California tells the Rural California story through the eyes of those who live, work, and play in the rural communities of the Golden State. Hometown California is a production of the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC), a thirty-seven member county strong organization, advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties for nearly fifty years.

Recent Episodes

Episode 30 - From Rural California to the State Assembly, A Conversation with Assembly Member Jim WoodJune 02, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 29- Up Close with Rich Gordon, President and CEO of the California Forestry AssociationMay 20, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 28- Meet Patrick Blacklock, RCRC President and CEOMay 05, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 27 - Meeting the Challenge of California’s Perennial WildfiresApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 26- The Early Days of the 117th CongressApril 02, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 25- The National Political Pulse in the Early Days of the Biden PresidencyMarch 26, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 24- What Is Up with the Recall Election of Governor Newsom?March 05, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 23 - Law Enforcement in Rural California, An Interview with Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon February 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 22 - A Conversation with California State Controller Betty YeeFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 21- An Interview with Bob Stern, An Influencer of California PoliticsJanuary 20, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 20- An Interview with Stacy Corless, Mono County SupervisorJanuary 06, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 19- The Intersection of the UC and Rural California, An Interview with Michael V. Drake, M.D.- The 21st President of the University of CaliforniaDecember 17, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 18- Ballot Measure Wrap Up 2020, Insights from Jeremy B. White of PoliticoNovember 25, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 17- Representing Rural California in the LegislatureNovember 17, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 16- Post-Election Review - The Known, The Expected, and What Hangs in the BalanceNovember 06, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 15- Election Predictions and Early Voting TrendsOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 14- Managing California's Forests and Wildlands in Trying TimesOctober 27, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 13- Advocating for America's Counties, A Discussion with NACo CEO and Executive Director Matt Chase October 19, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 12- An Insider's Look at the Closing Weeks of the 116th CongressOctober 11, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 11- Election Check-In with Leah Askarinam of the National JournalOctober 08, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 10- U.S. House Races, Election 2020September 24, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 09- The Battle for the U.S. Senate 2020September 18, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 08- The Race for the White House 2020 with Leah AskarinamSeptember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 07- End of Session Wrap Up, The 2020 California LegislatureSeptember 07, 2020 Episode artwork En Español - 2020 Medidas Electorales de California, Parte 2 con Jeremy B. White de PoliticoSeptember 02, 2020 Episode artwork