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My six-month anniversary in the Valleyavatar

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Three months ago today, I posted a list of things I’d learned since moving to Fresno. I’ve now been in Fresno for six months, and it’s time to update that list! I’ve learned that a seasoned Valley reporter – and smart Valley residents in general – wear more clothing, and not less, when spending any [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

June 4th, 2009 at 1:20 pm

VIDEO: Darren Carter performs in Firebaughavatar

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Comedian Darren Carter performed at a free event in Firebaugh on Saturday night that was organized by the Latino Water Coalition. The event was intended to thank all the people that participated in the recent March for Water, and encourage people to continue fighting for water for the San Joaquín Valley. (The story is in [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 13th, 2009 at 9:30 am

Paul Rodríguez’s exclusive video commercial!avatar

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Comedian Paul Rodríguez has been in the news a lot lately, but it’s not because he’s been promoting his upcoming comedy show, ‘Paul Rodríguez and Friends: Comedy Rehab.’ Instead of spending recent weeks chatting with late-night television hosts and plugging his new program, Rodríguez has been passionately advocating for water. Rodríguez, who is also the [...]

Reporter’s Notebook on the Marchavatar

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Everytime I flip through the notebook I used during last week’s March for Water, particles of dust fly off the pages. (That dust, and my sneezes, remind me of the intense wind and dust that people braved on the first day of the march, from Mendota to Firebaugh.) So before I discard the notebook, I wanted [...]

Three residents, three video of their storiesavatar

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This week’s edition of Vida has three stories about water. In one of the stories, I featured three individuals – a farmer, a farmworker, and a businessman – all of whom have been impacted by the lack of water in the Westlands Water District, which covers most of west Fresno County. Below are short videos [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

April 15th, 2009 at 9:35 am