libraries http://kvpr.org en 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 On Quality of Life: Prop 13; Future of Libraries http://kvpr.org/post/quality-life-prop-13-future-libraries <p><strong>Part I: Prop 13 </strong>- Thirty three years ago, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 13 into law, ushering in a new era of California politics and forever changing state and local government. Not only did the constitutional amendment cut property taxes nearly in half, its implementation also ushered in a major change in the way government services are provided, in the Golden State, centralizing more power in Sacramento. Wed, 02 Mar 2011 02:00:59 +0000 Joe Moore 1232 at http://kvpr.org