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Archive for the ‘Kettleman City’ tag

‘Operation Gobble’ sends a Happy Thanksgiving from Richard Valleavatar

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Kings County Supervisor Richard Valle experienced one of the perks of his job today, shaking the hands of some of the nearly 100 families who received turkeys for Thanksgiving at the Corcoran Family YMCA. Valle, who was elected to the board in 2008, took over the annual tradition of the giveaway from former Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante. With help [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 24th, 2009 at 5:52 pm

VIDEO: A heated public hearingavatar

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  Last night, I covered the Kings County Planning Commission hearing regarding Waste Management’s proposal to expand its hazardous waste landfill at its Kettleman Hills facility. The public comment portion of the hearing, which attracted more than 500 people, was held at 6 p.m. at the Kings County Fairgrounds.   Throughout the first 90 minutes [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 6th, 2009 at 10:50 am

Vida Asks: Where do you stop when driving through the Valley?avatar

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As I’ve mentioned in past blog posts, I spend a lot of my work hours (and my free time) driving through the Central Valley. In fact, I’ve spent so many less-than-fascinating minutes on Highway 99 (The 99, for all you native West Coast-ers) and on Highway 180 that sometimes, I need to take recreational stops [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

August 19th, 2009 at 9:22 am

Ode to the Valleyavatar

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Before I moved to Fresno, I spent a couple sleepless nights tossing and turning in my bed in Northern Virginia, worrying about one thing: Driving on rural roads. Now, seven months later, I find that I cherish my long drives through the rural parts of the Valley. I spent a majority of my day today [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

July 8th, 2009 at 4:11 pm

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