kern river http://kvpr.org en Bakersfield Man Recalls Kayak Trip From Kern County To SF Bay, 30 Years Later http://kvpr.org/post/bakersfield-man-recalls-kayak-trip-kern-county-sf-bay-30-years-later <p>This month CNN journalist John D. Sutter is on a&nbsp;mission to kayak the San Joaquin River from Fresno to San Francisco Bay. We <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/cnn-journalist-aims-kayak-san-joaquin-river-fresno-san-francisco?nopop=1">spoke with him last week</a> on Valley Edition as he seeks to document the stories along what has been called America's most endangered river.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:51:12 +0000 Joe Moore 35040 at http://kvpr.org Bakersfield Man Recalls Kayak Trip From Kern County To SF Bay, 30 Years Later On Quality of Life: Kern River; Foreclosures http://kvpr.org/post/quality-life-kern-river-foreclosures <p><strong>Segment 1: The Kern River Flows Through Bakersfield Once More?&nbsp;</strong>- The Kern River has long been known as one of the wildest rivers in the west. But far below Lake Isabella, as the channel makes its way through the city of Bakersfield, the days of a wild river, or for much of the year a river at all, are long gone. However, a new proposal from the City of Bakersfield aims to do what many thought would never happen, return year round water to the river through the city, creating a new community amenity.</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 01:38:02 +0000 Joe Moore 1224 at http://kvpr.org On Quality of Life: Earthquakes; Lake Isabella Dam http://kvpr.org/post/quality-life-earthquakes-lake-isabella-dam <p>California is known worldwide as a state especially prone to earthquakes. The 1994 Northridge quake and the 1989 Loma Prieta quake are still fresh in the mind of many Californians. But deep in California&#39;s Central Valley, far from the San Andreas, and the state&#39;s major population centers, what are the risks to residents and our infrastructure? In our first segment we talk with Dr. Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:48:18 +0000 Joe Moore 1228 at http://kvpr.org