veterans home http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Valley Health Reform; Fresno Veterans Home; New National Park http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-valley-health-reform-fresno-veterans-home-new-national-park <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Edition, </span>KVPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rebecca </span>Plevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports on how valley counties are preparing to expand coverage to their poorest residents&nbsp;under the Affordable Care Act. We’ll also talk with Peter Cunningham, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Director of Quantitative Research with The Center for Studying Health System Change about whether the San Joaquin Valley as a whole is ready to take on health reform.</span></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:40:49 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 9438 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Valley Health Reform; Fresno Veterans Home; New National Park Hiring For Fresno Veterans Home to Begin Soon http://kvpr.org/post/hiring-fresno-veterans-home-begin-soon <p></p><p>Two new California veterans’ homes that currently sit empty in Fresno and Redding could start filling up over the next year. &nbsp;The state has announced it’s beginning to recruit hundreds of employees for the homes.</p><p>Ever since April, veterans’ homes in Fresno and Redding have had lights, air conditioning and water, but no veterans, or staff.&nbsp; This year’s state budget set aside money to start hiring, and now the California Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s ready to begin the recruitment process.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:38:39 +0000 Ben Adler 6749 at http://kvpr.org Hiring For Fresno Veterans Home to Begin Soon