Running Horse http://kvpr.org en West Fresno Residents, Health Advocates Fight City Hall Over Controversial Projects http://kvpr.org/post/west-fresno-residents-health-advocates-fight-city-hall-over-controversial-projects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bob Mitchell grew up in a vibrant neighborhood.</span></p><p>“We had cleaners, ice cream parlors, and the types of amenities that make a community whole,” Mitchell recalls.</p><p>But over the years, the community changed.</p><p>“As Fresno continued to grow, West Fresno began to see its demise,” he says. “West Fresno was one of the older communities, but as you can see now, it is just a shell of what it once was.”&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:14:52 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 23704 at http://kvpr.org West Fresno Residents, Health Advocates Fight City Hall Over Controversial Projects Planned Farm At Running Horse Site Draws Opposition From West Fresno Residents http://kvpr.org/post/planned-farm-running-horse-site-draws-opposition-west-fresno-residents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About a dozen West Fresno residents and advocates gathered in front of Fresno City Hall today to express their disapproval of a text amendment that would pave the way for Granville Homes to plant a 360-acre almond orchard in their neighborhood.</span></p><p>Among them was Venise Curry, a West Fresno resident and physician. She&rsquo;s concerned the proposed operation could expose residents to dust and pesticides, and harm their air and water.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 01:02:49 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 22802 at http://kvpr.org Planned Farm At Running Horse Site Draws Opposition From West Fresno Residents