This is my a 24,000 word series -- in short, a somewhat pointed attempt to chronicle half a century of (lack of) economic development in sleepy Glenn County, CA -- a small rural county with then-15% unemployment and a palpable lack of youth. Big stories in bold.
History: approved, successful projects:
History: rejected projects:
- 1978: Motel/restaurant
Economics: The broader picture:
- Use of language