animals http://kvpr.org en Fresno Zoo's Four Malayan Tiger Cubs Vital To Species http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-zoos-four-malayan-tiger-cubs-vital-species <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresno has four new celebrities - </span>Berani<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Cinta<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Arya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Batari<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They're four </span>Malayan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;tigers, born in January at the zoo. Only 500 of these tigers are known to exist in the wild today, and their birth is an important part of the survival of this species.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:28:39 +0000 Joe Moore 30875 at http://kvpr.org Fresno Zoo's Four Malayan Tiger Cubs Vital To Species On Valley Edition: Animal Control; National Monument for Cesar Chavez; Civil War Revisited http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-animal-control-national-monument-cesar-chavez-civil-war-revisited <p><strong>Animal Control and Shelter Services in Fresno: What's Next?</strong> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:05:11 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 4861 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Animal Control; National Monument for Cesar Chavez; Civil War Revisited Local SPCA Says Contract Extension Talks Are Dead http://kvpr.org/post/local-spca-says-contract-extension-talks-are-dead <p>Talks between the Central California SPCA and the City and County of Fresno on continuing the organization’s contract for animal control services beyond October 1, 2012 have fallen apart. &nbsp;County and city leaders had hoped to reach an agreement to extend the current contract on a temporary basis through the end of the year to give more time to find a permanent solution.</p><p>The organization's executive director Linda Van Kirk issued the following <a href="http://ccspca.com/blog-spca/news/dear-fresno-community/">statement</a> today:</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:38:28 +0000 Joe Moore 3051 at http://kvpr.org Local SPCA Says Contract Extension Talks Are Dead On Valley Edition: Fresno SPCA Controversy; Rural Poverty; World Book Night http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-fresno-spca-controversy-rural-poverty-world-book-night <p>This week on Valley Edition, we hear from the Central California SPCA&nbsp;and hear why they are walking away from a decades old contract to provide animal control services to the City and County of Fresno. We&#39;ll also talk about how some residents of rural Valley communities live in &quot;third-world&quot; conditions and what some people are trying to do to change that situation. And we close the program with a discussion of world book night, a new event that is coming to Fresno.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 21:24:37 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1150 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Fresno Animal Shelter; Boomerang Project http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-fresno-animal-shelter-boomerang-project <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about how the City of Fresno plans to move ahead with providing animal control services after the surprise announcement by the Central California SPCA that they are abandoning their contract with the city and county later this year. We&#39;ll also learn more about a new project from Creative Fresno which aims to lure talented and successful creative professionals back to their hometown.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:30:06 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1149 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Pet Overpopulation; Measure B for Fresno Libraries http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-pet-overpopulation-measure-b-fresno-libraries <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the problem of pet overpopulation in the Valley, and learn what groups are doing to help spay and neuter more cats and dogs. We&#39;ll also learn more about the future of Fresno County&#39;s public library system which will be placing an extension of the sales tax known as Measure B before voters on the November ballot.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Valley Edition for February 14, 2012</strong></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:38:42 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1159 at http://kvpr.org