sprawl http://kvpr.org en Valley Edition: July 8 - Asm. Kristin Olsen; John Cox On Wells; Alex Karner On Sprawl; Joe Matthews http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-july-8-asm-kristin-olsen-john-cox-wells-alex-karner-sprawl-joe-matthews <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk with <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/modesto-assemblywoman-kristin-olsen-chosen-lead-assembly-gop">Assembly Republican Kristin Olsen</a>, KVPR reporter Kerry Klein reports on turning waste water into usable water in Clovis, Bakersfield Californian reporter John Cox talks about the state ordering <a href="http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/business/kern-gusher/x634489929/State-poised-to-shut-down-11-local-oil-injection-wells">11 Valley injection wells to halt work</a>, Alex Karner chats about his latest column on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.zocalopublicsquar Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:04:04 +0000 Ezra David Romero 35358 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: July 8 - Asm. Kristin Olsen; John Cox On Wells; Alex Karner On Sprawl; Joe Matthews Commentary: San Joaquin Valley Counties Need To Work Together To Curb Sprawl http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-san-joaquin-valley-counties-need-work-together-curb-sprawl <p>I studied to become a civil engineer with the goal of building grand things, like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hoover Dam, and Interstate freeways. Thanks to two inspiring professors, late in my college years I began to think about the unanticipated consequences of these major engineering projects, from the displacement of homes and businesses to pollution and traffic.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:41:28 +0000 Alex Karner 34975 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: San Joaquin Valley Counties Need To Work Together To Curb Sprawl Steinberg Has Blunt Words for CEQA Overhaul Backers http://kvpr.org/post/steinberg-has-blunt-words-ceqa-overhaul-backers <p>California Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg has a blunt warning for business groups backing a major overhaul of the environmental law that governs development projects in the state:</p><p>“You want to move a mile, we’ll move a mile.&nbsp; You want to move 100 miles in ways that may not be good, that’s not gonna happen within this bill,” says Steinberg.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:37:33 +0000 Ben Adler 20051 at http://kvpr.org Steinberg Has Blunt Words for CEQA Overhaul Backers New Google Tool Shows Remarkable Timelapse of Fresno Growth Since 1984 http://kvpr.org/post/new-google-tool-shows-remarkable-timelapse-fresno-growth-1984 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new </span><a href="http://earthengine.google.org/#timelapse/v=36.80092,-119.77041,10.177,latLng&amp;t=0.47" style="line-height: 1.5;">timelapse tool</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> released this month by Google provides Fresno residents with a stark reminder of just how quickly much of the city's nearby agriculture land has been replaced by homes, shopping centers and freeways.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 20:21:55 +0000 Joe Moore 15057 at http://kvpr.org New Google Tool Shows Remarkable Timelapse of Fresno Growth Since 1984