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On Valley Edition: Fresno State Football; Veterans; Grapevine; Salmon Spawning; Peter Gleick

Nov 12, 2013

Tejon Ranch plans to build 12,000 mix use homes in Kern County.
Credit Ezra David Romero / Valley Public Radio

This week on Valley Edition we take a look at Fresno State football, veterans, the possibility of a new town in the region, water issues in the region and more.

Beginning the program, Valley Edition Host Joe Moore talks with Paul Swearengin, host of the Paul Swearengin Sports Podcast, about Fresno State Football. The two discuss the dispute over the team’s name, mascot, gangs and more.

Also in the program Valley Public Radio Reporter Rebecca Plevin tells the story of one Central California marine’s reinstatement into civilian life. FM89 Reporter Ezra David Romero reports on a new community to take root at the base of the Tehachapi Mountains called Grapevine.

Ending the show, Moore discusses the issue of water in the San Joaquin Valley with Scientist Peter Gleick, President and Co-founder of the Pacific Institute.  Moore also tells the story of one the San Joaquin River restoration and salmon spawning