atwater http://kvpr.org en Photo Blog: Google, Castle Air Force Base, Weeds And Air Force One http://kvpr.org/post/photo-blog-google-castle-air-force-base-weeds-and-air-force-one <p>Central California isn't necessarily known for advancing the world of technology, but <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/googles-self-driving-car-and-others-use-merced-landing-pad">Ezra David Romero </a>reports that some are trying to change that. Merced County, a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;region know for milk and almonds, is working to attract high tech companies to fill what was once Castle Air Force Base in Atwater.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:50:38 +0000 Ezra David Romero 35872 at http://kvpr.org Photo Blog: Google, Castle Air Force Base, Weeds And Air Force One Four Reasons Why Google Loves The San Joaquin Valley http://kvpr.org/post/four-reasons-why-google-loves-san-joaquin-valley <p>It's around 150 miles from Silicon Valley to Fresno, but over the last few years, Mountain View-based Google has quietly been increasing its presence in the San Joaquin Valley. In fact, the region that's known for its raisins and almonds is now home to some of Google's top research and development projects.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:47:47 +0000 Joe Moore 29353 at http://kvpr.org Four Reasons Why Google Loves The San Joaquin Valley On Valley Edition: Thanksgivukkah; Craft Distillers; Sec. John Laird; Bakersfield Art Show http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-thanksgivukkah-craft-distillers-sec-john-laird-bakersfield-art-show <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we explore the once in a lifetime experience of “Thanksgivukkah”&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">–</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap this year and won’t happen for another 70,000 years – through the culinary creations from the only Jewish Chef in Fresno. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:12:37 +0000 Joe Moore, Ezra David Romero & Rebecca Plevin 25058 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Thanksgivukkah; Craft Distillers; Sec. John Laird; Bakersfield Art Show San Joaquin Valley Craft Distillers Ride National Trend http://kvpr.org/post/san-joaquin-valley-craft-distillers-ride-national-trend <p>The craft distilling industry, much like the craft brewing industry, is taking off across the nation. The trend is on par in the San Joaquin Valley as well, a region where experts say there are more unauthorized distillers than legal – a sign that the region may see a boom in legal distilleries just like it has with craft beer. &nbsp;And when Governor Brown signed AB 933 in September, craft distilleries in California came out ahead with the newly gained ability to offer tastings.</p><p>---</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:13:41 +0000 Ezra David Romero 25015 at http://kvpr.org San Joaquin Valley Craft Distillers Ride National Trend