Published On: Sep 09 2013 10:38:07 AM CDTUpdated On: Nov 17 2015 01:00:00 AM CST
With this week marking National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, we're reminded that hunger remains a big problem in America. Here's a look at the states where the most people are going hungry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service. These following states have "food insecurity" percentages (defined as low or very low food security) higher than the overall U.S. average of 14.3 percent.
One of the largest bank branches around is closed and customers are feeling left out in the cold. The Bank of America on upper State St. and Hope Ave. is closed and customers say it's been that way for days.
A plan to have fresh water from an ocean desalination plant flowing into the system by October in Santa Barbara is behind schedule and that's causing concerns. A new schedule shows drinking water won't be produced, tested and approved until January.