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Clovis businessman Alex Ott would like to be the newest member of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. Ott serves as the Executive Director of the California Apple Commission, The California Blueberry Commission, The California Olive Committee and the California Blueberry Association. On this week's Valley Edition Ott joins Host Joe Moore for a discussion on why thinks he should join the board. 

To listen to the interview click play above. 

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Brown Endorses Harris For U.S. Senate

May 23, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown endorses Attorney General Kamala Harris (left) for California's open U.S. Senate seat Monday, May 23, 2016, at the California Democratic Party Headquarters in Sacramento.
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The democratic candidates for president are turning their attention to California and the Hillary Clinton campaign is bringing the big guns to the Central Valley.  Former president Bill Clinton made a campaign stop in the valley this week

  “I am here today to introduce William Jefferson Clinton the 42nd president of the United States,”

Joaquin Armabula, 31st district assemblyman introduced the former president who bounded on stage to give the sales pitch for his wife, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Bernie Sanders campaign volunteers register a voter Wednesday afternoon before a campaign rally in Vallejo.
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Bernie Sanders campaign volunteers register a voter Wednesday afternoon before a campaign rally in Vallejo.

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For Bernie Sanders to defeat Hillary Clinton in California’s June 7th Democratic presidential primary, he’ll likely need strong support from independents. But new data suggest the Sanders campaign faces a big hurdle.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Vallejo's Waterfront Park Wednesday evening.
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Vallejo's Waterfront Park Wednesday evening.

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders toned down his criticism of the Democratic Party and rival Hillary Clinton at two campaign rallies in Northern California Wednesday.

Sanders barely mentioned Clinton and focused his fire largely on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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