This week on Valley Edition Reporter Ezra David Romero visits the Erskine Fire burn area in Kern County. We also hear from Visalia Times Delta Reporter Jim Houck shares about the paper's series on hospitals in Visalia and Tulare. We also hear form Fresno Bee Reporter John Ellis about his coverage of Fresno's mayoral race. Later KVPR Reporter Kerry Klein chats with Susana De Anda of the Community Water Center about an award she recently received. Ending the program, KVPR Reporter Ezra David Romero interviews Fresno Chaffee Zoo Reptile Keeper Dustin Piontek about the zoo's efforts to help save the western pond turtle.