Timothy Egan http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Homeless; 3 Strikes Law; 'The Worst Hard Time'; Homegrown Book Club http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-homeless-3-strikes-law-worst-hard-time-homegrown-book-club <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we discuss the issues of homelessness, prisons and a new book about the legacy of the Dust Bowl.</p><p>Valley Public Radio Reporter Rebecca Plevin tells the story of how two women evicted from a Fresno homeless encampment <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/what-happened-people-displaced-fresnos-homeless-camp-destructions">chose entirely different homes after eviction</a> - one an eco-home and the other a field.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:50:02 +0000 Joe Moore, Ezra David Romero & Rebecca Plevin 24762 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Homeless; 3 Strikes Law; 'The Worst Hard Time'; Homegrown Book Club Egan Shares Dust Bowl Memories With 'Worst Hard Time' http://kvpr.org/post/egan-shares-dust-bowl-memories-worst-hard-time <p>California's Central Valley will be forever linked in history with the story of the Dust Bowl. Cities like Bakersfield and Fresno were the final destination for many who fled Oklahoma and nearby states during the 1930's - an era of dust storms, drought and the Great Depression. But what about those who stayed behind? And did John Steinbeck get the story right in his novel "The Grapes of Wrath?"</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:00:16 +0000 Joe Moore 24749 at http://kvpr.org Egan Shares Dust Bowl Memories With 'Worst Hard Time'