Small Towns

June 12, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Exeter, California, may lie off the beaten path and be little-known outside the southern San Joaquin Valley. But its thriving, spotless downtown would be the envy of most cities.</p>
California Planning & Development Report
June 2, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Parkersburg, IA, reeling from a recent tornado that devastated the town, could look to nearby Charles City for a silver lining.</p>
Des Moines Register
April 19, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>In the wake of Presidential Candidate Barack Obama's recent gaffe, New York Times blogger Timothy Egan sheds some light on the reality of rural America and its role in America's future.</p>
The New York Times
April 3, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Th small town of Golf, Illinois, is likely to stay that way because of barriers at its borders. Its residents couldn't be happier.</p>
The Chicago Tribune
March 5, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A proposed development in rural Southern California could erase one of the area's few remaining small towns, replacing it with a massive subdivision that would extend the sprawl of Los Angeles even farther north.</p>
The Los Angeles Times