library http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Air Quality; Hockey In The Valley; Grapes of Wrath http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-air-quality-hockey-valley-grapes-wrath <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> our reporting team discusses how Valley air quality may affect our genes, a library vending machine that dispenses books, hockey in the region and much more.</p><p>Starting off the program, Valley Public Radio Reporter Rebecca Plevin reports on the issue of pollution and how it relates to our health. She explores the question of <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/central-valleys-air-pollution-affecting-our-cells-and-genes">whether pollution is affecting Valley residents at cellular level.</a></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:17:24 +0000 Joe Moore, Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 27726 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Air Quality; Hockey In The Valley; Grapes of Wrath In Tulare County, Redbox Inspires Vending Machines For Books http://kvpr.org/post/tulare-county-redbox-inspires-vending-machines-books <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In rural&nbsp;</span>Tulare<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County school libraries are small, and in many towns public libraries are nonexistent. While eBooks and&nbsp;</span>eReaders<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;continue to be one of the hottest trends in education, these same small towns often struggle with a persistent digital divide between the haves and the have&nbsp;</span>nots<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:17:47 +0000 Ezra David Romero 27725 at http://kvpr.org In Tulare County, Redbox Inspires Vending Machines For Books Fresno Poet Laureate James Tyner: 'Fresno Helped Save Me' http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-poet-laureate-james-tyner-fresno-helped-save-me <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When poet James </span>Tyner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was a child, he faced an uncertain&nbsp;future, including time spent homeless, and living in tough, gang-ridden neighborhoods in Southern California. He says two things helped "save" him: a love of literature and the city of Fresno. </span></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 23:06:01 +0000 Joe Moore 16596 at http://kvpr.org Fresno Poet Laureate James Tyner: 'Fresno Helped Save Me'