Clovis http://kvpr.org en In Clovis, Purple Pipes Give Recycled Water New Life http://kvpr.org/post/clovis-purple-pipes-give-recycled-water-new-life <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is </span>Pasa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Tiempo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Park in Clovis.&nbsp; It’s 5 acres of green grass tucked between suburban homes and an orange grove.&nbsp; It’s a lot like any other neighborhood park:&nbsp; benches, fruit trees, and lots of space for kids.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:39:43 +0000 Kerry Klein 35386 at http://kvpr.org In Clovis, Purple Pipes Give Recycled Water New Life Central Valley Students Win Big at International Science and Engineering Fair http://kvpr.org/post/central-valley-students-win-big-international-science-and-engineering-fair <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, 1700 high school students from over 70 countries met in Los Angeles for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, including 5 students from Fresno and Clovis.</span></p><p>Beatrice Choi, a sophomore from Fresno’s University High School, brought home third place in Chemistry.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 22:47:34 +0000 Kerry Klein 33120 at http://kvpr.org Central Valley Students Win Big at International Science and Engineering Fair In Clovis, Water Technology Conference Focuses On Drought http://kvpr.org/post/clovis-water-technology-conference-focuses-drought <p>More than 300 farmers, businessmen, and local and state leaders gathered in Clovis today to talk about drought and how to use water more wisely at the <a href="http://www.cvent.com/events/2014-water-technology-conference-br-where-water-science-amp-technology-connect-br-may-8-2014/event-summary-1da742b68bc74e5e87fed65f3a027a45.aspx">2014 Water Technology Conference</a>.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 00:52:24 +0000 Ezra David Romero 32392 at http://kvpr.org In Clovis, Water Technology Conference Focuses On Drought Teachers, Students Rally To 'Save FFA' Amid Proposed Funding Changes http://kvpr.org/post/teachers-students-rally-save-ffa-amid-proposed-funding-changes <p>Go to a rural high school in Central California, and one of the most popular extra-curricular programs will be FFA – Future Farmers of America. But now the people who run those programs say their future is threatened in Governor Brown’s new budget.</p><p>It’s all part of a big change to the way school districts get their money from Sacramento – the Local Control Funding Formula. In general it’s been good news for schools up and down the valley, as it redirects more money to districts with high populations of low-income families, English learners and foster youth.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:32:44 +0000 Joe Moore 30232 at http://kvpr.org Teachers, Students Rally To 'Save FFA' Amid Proposed Funding Changes Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis http://kvpr.org/post/sierra-foothill-conservancy-adds-new-wildlife-preserve-near-clovis <p></p><p>A local conservation group working to preserve foothill ranch land has added another another major property to its list of protected areas.</p><p>The Sierra Foothill Conservancy announced today that it has purchased the historic Tallman&nbsp;Ranch east of Clovis. The 280 acre property will become the Ted K. Martin Wildlife Preserve.&nbsp;</p><p>Martin donated $1 million to the conservancy to fund the purchase of the ranch from the Tallman Family and another $300,000 to support its management for the future.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:10:34 +0000 Joe Moore 8386 at http://kvpr.org Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis Lawsuits Pit Businesses Against Disabled Customers http://kvpr.org/post/lawsuits-pit-businesses-against-disabled-customers <p>In 1990, the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law, prohibiting discrimination against the disabled. It requires the removal of physical barriers in public spaces so the disabled can have full and equal enjoyment of community facilities. </P> <p>But in recent years, Clovis businesses have faced a surge of lawsuits for buildings that aren't up to ADA construction requirements. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 01:08:23 +0000 Shellie Branco 780 at http://kvpr.org