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Valley Edition: May 12 - Oil Industry, Politics, Vets On the Farm

May 12, 2015

This week on Valley Edition we look at how low oil prices are hurting Kern County's economy, and why veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are turning to farming for a new career. We also get a report on why some DACA youth are having trouble renewing their work permits, and why raw food advocates have a problem with California almonds. Plus we talk politics with John Ellis of the Fresno Bee and about this weekend's Pirate Festival at Kearney Park with Diane Hull. And UC Merced scientist Roger Bales joins us to talk about why forest thinning could help free up additional water in California's drought.