Valley Edition http://kvpr.org en Valley Edition: August 26 - Cap And Trade; Visalia, Homelessness And Peter Frampton; Stagecoaches http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-august-26-cap-and-trade-visalia-homelessness-and-peter-frampton-stagecoaches <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley Edition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> we talk with </span><a href="https://twitter.com/AsmPerea" style="line-height: 1.5;">Assemblyman Henry T. Perea</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on why he thinks California's cap and trade system will hurt the Valley. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:57:21 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 37606 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: August 26 - Cap And Trade; Visalia, Homelessness And Peter Frampton; Stagecoaches Valley Edition: August 19 - Junction Fire; Rim Fire, One Year Later; Fresno Greek Fest http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-august-19-junction-fire-rim-fire-one-year-later-fresno-greek-fest <p>This week on<a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition"> Valley Edition</a> we talk about the <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/wildfire-prompts-evacuations-near-oakhurst">Junction Fire </a>with Reporter Ezra David Romero who was on the ground earlier this week. Also on the program our news team visits the community of Groveland&nbsp;near where the <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/one-year-later-questions-still-burn-about-rim-fire?nopop=1">Rim Fire</a> hit and talks to locals about how the town is recovering. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:24:18 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 37320 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: August 19 - Junction Fire; Rim Fire, One Year Later; Fresno Greek Fest Valley Edition: August 12 - The Perfect Peach; Gerald Haslam; Jazz With Karen Marguth http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-august-12-perfect-peach-gerald-haslam-jazz-karen-marguth <p></p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:46:14 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 37011 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: August 12 - The Perfect Peach; Gerald Haslam; Jazz With Karen Marguth Valley Edition: August 5 - Rim Fire One Year Later; Neel Kashkari; 2014 Fig Fest http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-august-5-rim-fire-one-year-later-neel-kashkari-2014-fig-fest <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we take a look at the Rim Fire one year later. KVPR reporter <a href="http://kvpr.org/people/diana-aguilera">Diana Aguilera</a> reports on the fire and the investigation around who started the blaze. Peggy Mosley, the owner of the historic Groveland Hotel, who kept her hotel open during the Rim Fire joins host Joe Moore for a talk about how volatile the region is to fire.</p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:12:40 +0000 Ezra David Romero 36676 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: August 5 - Rim Fire One Year Later; Neel Kashkari; 2014 Fig Fest Valley Edition: July 29 - Fresno Tech; #DroughtShaming; Olive Oil & Calif. Oil Boom?; Marshall Tuck http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-july-29-fresno-tech-droughtshaming-olive-oil-calif-oil-boom-marshall-tuck <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley Edition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reporter </span><a href="https://twitter.com/ezraromero" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ezra David Romero</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> takes a look at Fresno's tech boom, </span><a href="http://grist.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Grist </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">writer </span><a href="https://twitter.com/SavorTooth" style="line-height: 1.5;">Nathanael Johnson</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Rob Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:16:22 +0000 Ezra David Romero 36366 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: July 29 - Fresno Tech; #DroughtShaming; Olive Oil & Calif. Oil Boom?; Marshall Tuck Valley Edition: July 22 - Fresno Food Expo; Food Commons; Dark Sky Festival; Patrick Contreras http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-july-22-fresno-food-expo-food-commons-dark-sky-festival-patrick-contreras <p>This week on Valley Edition we preview the 4<sup>th</sup> annual <a href="http://www.fresnofoodexpo.com/">Fresno Food Expo</a> with Amy Fuentes with the City of Fresno and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/pub/agnes-saghatelian/5/934/915">Agnes Saghatelian</a>&nbsp;president of Valley Lahvosh Baking Company. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:58:02 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 36061 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: July 22 - Fresno Food Expo; Food Commons; Dark Sky Festival; Patrick Contreras Valley Edition: June 15 - Google In Merced; High Speed Rail With James Fallows, Debbie Poochigian http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-15-google-merced-high-speed-rail-james-fallows-debbie-poochigian <p>This week on Valley Edition we take a look at <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/google-self-driving-car-and-others-use-merced-landing-pad">innovation </a>at Castle Air Force Base in Merced County, learn about the <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/11000-stuck-fresno-countys-medi-cal-backlog">medical backlog in Fresno County</a>, talk with writer <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/james-fallows/">James Fallows</a>&nbsp;and Fresno County Supervisor <a href="http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/DepartmentPage.aspx?id=15347">Debbie Poochigian</a> about California High Speed Rail, and speak with NPR's <a href="ht Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:35:16 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 35732 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: June 15 - Google In Merced; High Speed Rail With James Fallows, Debbie Poochigian Valley Edition: July 8 - Asm. Kristin Olsen; John Cox On Wells; Alex Karner On Sprawl; Joe Matthews http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-july-8-asm-kristin-olsen-john-cox-wells-alex-karner-sprawl-joe-matthews <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk with <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/modesto-assemblywoman-kristin-olsen-chosen-lead-assembly-gop">Assembly Republican Kristin Olsen</a>, KVPR reporter Kerry Klein reports on turning waste water into usable water in Clovis, Bakersfield Californian reporter John Cox talks about the state ordering <a href="http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/business/kern-gusher/x634489929/State-poised-to-shut-down-11-local-oil-injection-wells">11 Valley injection wells to halt work</a>, Alex Karner chats about his latest column on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.zocalopublicsquar Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:04:04 +0000 Ezra David Romero 35358 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: July 8 - Asm. Kristin Olsen; John Cox On Wells; Alex Karner On Sprawl; Joe Matthews Valley Edition: June 1 - Kayaking From Bakersfield to San Francisco; Mariposa Grove; Gerald Haslam http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-1-kayaking-bakersfield-san-francisco-mariposa-grove-gerald-haslam <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Edition reporter Ezra David Romero reports on how one </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-chef-gets-new-start-high-speed-rail" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresno man's life has been altered</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> because of his recent hire along the first stage of construction of the Fresno-Madera corridor of California's future high speed rail line. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:05:15 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 35053 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: June 1 - Kayaking From Bakersfield to San Francisco; Mariposa Grove; Gerald Haslam Valley Edition June 24: Ken Rudin; Kayaking The San Joaquin; 59 Days Of Code http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-24-ken-rudin-kayaking-san-joaquin-59-days-code <p>This week on Valley Edition we take a trip down the San Joaquin River with John D. Sutter of CNN. He's attempting to kayak from Fresno to San Francisco as part of a reporting project on the river that has been called the "most endangered" in the nation.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 02:55:33 +0000 Joe Moore 34710 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition June 24: Ken Rudin; Kayaking The San Joaquin; 59 Days Of Code Valley Edition: June 17th - Water Wells Go Dry; Oil Find; JazzFresno http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-17th-water-wells-go-dry-oil-find-jazzfresno <p>This week on Valley Edition we hear how some Fresno County homeowners are dealing with residential wells that are going dry in part thanks to the drought and groundwater overdraft.</p><p>We also talk with Lois Henry of the Bakersfield Californian about a potential new oil find that some believe may be an indication that producers are starting to successfully recover the light sweet crude from the Monterey shale formation.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:48:10 +0000 Joe Moore & Ezra David Romero 34365 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: June 17th - Water Wells Go Dry; Oil Find; JazzFresno Valley Edition: June 10 - San Joaquin River; Politics With John Ellis; Mento Buru http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-10-san-joaquin-river-politics-john-ellis-mento-buru <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition </a>FM89 reporter Ezra David Romero paddles down the San Joaquin River to report on a more than decade long dispute over public access to the river, John Ellis from the Fresno Bee talks political races and Matt Munoz chats about his Spanish-Ska-Reggae&nbsp;style band Mento Buru.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:48:32 +0000 Ezra David Romero 33999 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: June 10 - San Joaquin River; Politics With John Ellis; Mento Buru Can Veteran Homelessness End In Fresno By 2015? http://kvpr.org/post/can-veteran-homelessness-end-fresno-2015 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In what may seem like a huge task, Fresno is looking to end veteran homelessness by 2015. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week the city announced its participation in a nationwide program - <a href="http://www.endveteranhomelessness.org/content/va-launches-25-cities-initiative-end-veteran-homelessness-communities-highest-concentrations">25 Cities Initiative</a>&nbsp;- to end veteran and chronic homelessness.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:50:38 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 33675 at http://kvpr.org Can Veteran Homelessness End In Fresno By 2015? Valley Edition: June 3 - Mental Health; Homeless Veterans; Fresno Fire Chief; Drought Art http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-june-3-mental-health-homeless-veterans-fresno-fire-chief-drought-art <p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:49:44 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 33654 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: June 3 - Mental Health; Homeless Veterans; Fresno Fire Chief; Drought Art Instagram Art Show Highlights KVPR's #droughtvoices http://kvpr.org/post/instagram-art-show-highlights-kvprs-droughtvoices <p><em>Guests in interview above: Don Martin of Metro Galleries and KVPR&nbsp;Reporter and Producer Ezra David Romero.&nbsp;</em></p><p>Over the past few months Valley Public Radio Reporter <a href="http://kvpr.org/people/ezra-david-romero">Ezra David Romero</a> has covered California's historic drought.</p><p>He's written stories, snapped photos and launched an Instagram reporting collaborative with youth reporters, farmers and other social media users called "<a href="http://voicesofthedrought.tumblr.com/">Voices of the Drought</a>" using the hashtag #droughtvoices.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:30:51 +0000 Ezra David Romero 33664 at http://kvpr.org Instagram Art Show Highlights KVPR's #droughtvoices Valley Edition: May 27 - LGBT Veterans; Neel Kashkari; Hetch Hetchy; Respite By The River http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-may-27-lgbt-veterans-neel-kashkari-hetch-hetchy-respite-river <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we take a look at <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/returning-home-valley-lgbt-veterans-fight-another-war?nopop=1">LGBT issues for veterans in Porterville</a>, speak with GOP gubernatorial candidate <a href="http://vote.neelkashkari.com/">Neel Kashkari</a>, talk with Kenneth Brower about his book "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Hetch-Hetchy-Undoing-American-Mistake/dp/159714228X">Hetch Hetchy</a>," and chat with Dave Koehler with the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust about their event <a href="http: Tue, 27 May 2014 19:52:59 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 33325 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: May 27 - LGBT Veterans; Neel Kashkari; Hetch Hetchy; Respite By The River Valley Edition: May 20 - Bilingual Education; John Hernandez; John Noy And "Sierra Stories" http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-may-20-bilingual-education-john-hernandez-john-noy-and-sierra-stories <p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 17:33:42 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 32929 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: May 20 - Bilingual Education; John Hernandez; John Noy And "Sierra Stories" Two Months Later, Arvin Residents Still Forced From Homes After Major Gas Leak http://kvpr.org/post/two-months-later-arvin-residents-still-forced-homes-after-major-gas-leak <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What would you do if an underground gas pipeline from a nearby </span>oilfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ruptured outside your home, forcing you to leave your house for over a month? And what if air samples released by the county showed that high levels of benzene and </span>naphthalene<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> were found in air samples taken at the homes?</span></p><p>That’s exactly what over 30 residents in the Kern County community of <a href="http://www.arvin.org/">Arvin </a>are facing right now.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 21:40:49 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 32599 at http://kvpr.org Two Months Later, Arvin Residents Still Forced From Homes After Major Gas Leak Valley Edition: May 13 - Schools And Drought; Arvin Gas Leak; Amanda Renteria; Sam Comen http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-may-13-schools-and-drought-arvin-gas-leak-amanda-renteria-sam-comen <p>This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we talk about how drought and school attendance correlate, a major gas leak that forced Arvin residents to evacuate over two months ago and the photography of Sam Comen&nbsp;at an art exhibit in Bakersfield. Amanda Renteria&nbsp;for Congressional District 21 also joins the program.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 18:16:03 +0000 Ezra David Romero, Joe Moore & Diana Aguilera 32590 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: May 13 - Schools And Drought; Arvin Gas Leak; Amanda Renteria; Sam Comen Valley Edition: May 6 - California Chrome; Drought And Friant Dam; Bakersfield Jazz Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-may-6-california-chrome-drought-and-friant-dam-bakersfield-jazz-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley Edition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> we talk about Kentucky Derby winner </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/post/kentucky-derby-favorite-california-chrome-owes-success-valley-roots" style="line-height: 1.5;">California Chrome</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, drought at </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/post/voices-drought-man-inside-fresnos-friant-dam" style="line-height: 1.5;">Friant Dam</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a health partnership in Bak Tue, 06 May 2014 18:35:27 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 32271 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: May 6 - California Chrome; Drought And Friant Dam; Bakersfield Jazz Festival