Tulare County http://kvpr.org en In Farmersville, Vilsack Announces Aid For Residents With Failed Wells http://kvpr.org/post/farmersville-vilsack-announces-aid-residents-failed-wells <p>California homeowners who have seen their wells fail during the drought are getting some assistance from the federal government. FM89's Joe Moore reports on today's &nbsp;announcement from U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.</p><p>-----------</p><p>The well at Carlen Overby's rural Tulare County home went dry on July 4th, when she was taking a shower.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:57:56 +0000 Joe Moore 35920 at http://kvpr.org In Farmersville, Vilsack Announces Aid For Residents With Failed Wells Drought Hurts Fresno County Crop Value, Dropping Behind Tulare County http://kvpr.org/post/drought-hurts-fresno-county-crop-value-dropping-behind-tulare-county <p>A report released today shows that Fresno's agricultural industry has slipped out of its first-place standing in the state.&nbsp; The 2013 Fresno County crop report shows that its total gross value of agricultural products last year was $6.4 billion, over $1.3 billion behind Tulare County--the first time since 2002 that Tulare swung to the top of the list.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:32:18 +0000 Kerry Klein 35761 at http://kvpr.org Drought Hurts Fresno County Crop Value, Dropping Behind Tulare County In Tulare County, Redbox Inspires Vending Machines For Books http://kvpr.org/post/tulare-county-redbox-inspires-vending-machines-books <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In rural&nbsp;</span>Tulare<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County school libraries are small, and in many towns public libraries are nonexistent. While eBooks and&nbsp;</span>eReaders<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;continue to be one of the hottest trends in education, these same small towns often struggle with a persistent digital divide between the haves and the have&nbsp;</span>nots<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:17:47 +0000 Ezra David Romero 27725 at http://kvpr.org In Tulare County, Redbox Inspires Vending Machines For Books Big Ice Cream: Valley Factories Lead Nation in Frozen Delights http://kvpr.org/post/big-ice-cream-valley-factories-lead-nation-frozen-delights <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;">Consumers nationwide love big ice cream names like </span>Dreyer’s<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;"> and </span>Haagen-Dazs<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;">. But do they know that the milk in these ice creams flow from San Joaquin Valley cows? Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:14:48 +0000 Ezra David Romero 16578 at http://kvpr.org Big Ice Cream: Valley Factories Lead Nation in Frozen Delights Sewage Spill on Kings River Prompts Health Warning http://kvpr.org/post/sewage-spill-kings-river-prompts-health-warning <p>Public health officials in Tulare County are urging residents to avoid the waters of the Kings River after a sewage spill Monday night in Reedley.</p><p>According to officials at around 8:00 p.m. Monday night, a problem at the City of Reedley&#39;s Wastewater Treatment Plant on Olsen Avenue resulted in a spill of 63,000 gallons of untreated sewage. At least some of the sewage flowed into the Kings River, which is immediately to the east of the plant.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 04:06:52 +0000 Joe Moore 1358 at http://kvpr.org