tunnels http://kvpr.org en Memories Of Bakersfield's Underground "Tunnels" Remain Vivid http://kvpr.org/post/memories-bakersfields-underground-tunnels-remain-vivid <p>Deep beneath the oldest part of Bakersfield lies a hidden world, unknown to most, and forgotten by many. Yet some still have vivid memories of these underground passages or "tunnels" as some people describe them.&nbsp;</p><p>These connected basements, and the activities that took place "underground" - gambling, brothels, blue movies, are not just the stuff of legend, they're still very real in the minds of many older Kern County residents.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:43:26 +0000 Joe Moore 29881 at http://kvpr.org Memories Of Bakersfield's Underground "Tunnels" Remain Vivid Changes Announced for California Bay Delta Conservation Plan http://kvpr.org/post/changes-announced-california-bay-delta-conservation-plan <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The California Department of Water Resources is changing the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. It includes two tunnels to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to central and southern California. But as Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, the changes do not satisfy environmentalists or people that live in the Delta.</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:02:48 +0000 Amy Quinton 20113 at http://kvpr.org Changes Announced for California Bay Delta Conservation Plan Betancourt Seeks Balance Between Environment, Ag in 'Ten Reasons' http://kvpr.org/post/betancourt-seeks-balance-between-environment-ag-ten-reasons <p>Kerman farmer Paul Betancourt&nbsp;says it's time to Californians to abandon that idea that a healthy environment and a healthy agriculture economy can't co-exist. His new book "Ten Reasons: Finding Balance on Environmental Issues" seeks to find solutions that are both economically practical and environmentally beneficial.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:04:29 +0000 Joe Moore 19959 at http://kvpr.org Betancourt Seeks Balance Between Environment, Ag in 'Ten Reasons' Steinberg: Delta Tunnel Project Needs Legislative Buy-In http://kvpr.org/post/steinberg-delta-tunnel-project-needs-legislative-buy <p>California legislative leaders are pushing back against the contention of Governor Jerry Brown’s administration that its Delta tunnels proposal doesn’t need lawmaker approval.</p><p>“I don’t know whether he needs it legally, but I think he needs it politically and other ways,” says Steinberg.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:46:56 +0000 Ben Adler 19739 at http://kvpr.org Steinberg: Delta Tunnel Project Needs Legislative Buy-In