Highway 99 http://kvpr.org en Inspired By 'Psycho,' Muñoz Writes Bakersfield-Based Novel From Memory, Nostalgia http://kvpr.org/post/inspired-psycho-mu-oz-writes-bakersfield-based-novel-memory-nostalgia <p>The second book in ‘<a href="http://kvpr.org/post/valley-public-radio-launches-public-radio-book-club">Homegrown</a>,’ Valley Public Radio’s book club about the San Joaquin Valley, is ‘What You See in the Dark,’ by Dinuba native Manuel&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Muñoz</span>.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:51:40 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 25308 at http://kvpr.org Inspired By 'Psycho,' Muñoz Writes Bakersfield-Based Novel From Memory, Nostalgia California Voters To Decide Fate Of Proposed Madera Casino http://kvpr.org/post/california-voters-decide-fate-proposed-madera-casino <p>An Indian tribe located near Yosemite has state and federal approvals to build a casino off of its reservation. But a referendum on the California ballot next year might kill the project. Katie Orr reports from Sacramento.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:52:44 +0000 Katie Orr - Capital Public Radio 25282 at http://kvpr.org California Voters To Decide Fate Of Proposed Madera Casino On Valley Edition: Fresno State Football; Veterans; Grapevine; Salmon Spawning; Peter Gleick http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-fresno-state-football-veterans-grapevine-salmon-spawning-peter-gleick <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Edition we take a look at Fresno State football, veterans, the possibility of a new town in the region, water issues in the region and more.</span></p><p>Beginning the program, Valley Edition Host Joe Moore talks with Paul Swearengin, host of the Paul Swearengin Sports Podcast,&nbsp;about Fresno State Football. The two discuss the dispute over the team’s name, mascot, gangs and more.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:56:09 +0000 Ezra David Romero, Joe Moore & Rebecca Plevin 24398 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Fresno State Football; Veterans; Grapevine; Salmon Spawning; Peter Gleick Tejon Ranch Launches Plan For New 'Grapevine' City, With 12,000 Homes http://kvpr.org/post/tejon-ranch-launches-plan-new-grapevine-city-12000-homes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Do you know that moment when you’re driving north on Interstate 5 through the Tehachapi Mountains when the wide expanse of the San Joaquin Valley comes into view?</span></p><p>On a clear day, it’s an impressive sight. But next time you’re there - look around. Most of what you see, from the hills down to the valley floor is a part of the Tejon Ranch <span style="line-height: 1.5;">–</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the largest privately owned piece of land in California.</span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:30:49 +0000 Ezra David Romero 24391 at http://kvpr.org Tejon Ranch Launches Plan For New 'Grapevine' City, With 12,000 Homes