Lamont http://kvpr.org en Do Man-Made Residential Lakes Make Sense In A Drought? http://kvpr.org/post/do-man-made-residential-lakes-make-sense-drought <p>California’s drought has communities up and down the valley looking conserve water. The City of Orange Cove has already banned outdoor watering this year, and later tonight the Lemoore City Council will hold a meeting to discuss ways the city can get residents to reduce their water use by as much as 25 percent.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:41:34 +0000 Joe Moore 29228 at http://kvpr.org Do Man-Made Residential Lakes Make Sense In A Drought? Road Trip To Collect Dust Bowl Stories on 75th Anniversary of 'Grapes of Wrath' http://kvpr.org/post/road-trip-collect-dust-bowl-stories-75th-anniversary-grapes-wrath <p>A group of artists is gearing up for a cross-country road trip that will end in California. It&#39;s part of <a href="http://www.grapesofwrath75.org/">a project to mark the 75th anniversary</a> of John Steinbeck&#39;s novel &quot;The Grapes of Wrath.&quot; Steve Milne reports.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:07:06 +0000 Steve Milne - Capital Public Radio 22452 at http://kvpr.org Road Trip To Collect Dust Bowl Stories on 75th Anniversary of 'Grapes of Wrath' Community Recycling Asks For New Permit, Environmental Study http://kvpr.org/post/community-recycling-asks-new-permit-environmental-study <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Residents in the Kern County community of Lamont are meeting this evening to discuss the future of a controversial recycling and compost facility.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Community Recycling wants the county to modify its existing Conditional Use Permit to authorize processing food and green waste, byproducts from composting, and drywall.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The facility has a history of code and land use violations, and environmental groups have called it a major source of pollution. </span></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:04:19 +0000 Joe Moore 12781 at http://kvpr.org Community Recycling Asks For New Permit, Environmental Study