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Homeless health

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Homelessness is on the rise in many Valley counties and with that comes increased concerns about addressing people’s basic needs like health care. On Wednesday, Clinica Sierra Vista marked National Health Care for the Homeless Day with a free health fair  including vaccines, screenings and even haircuts. We met Frances Ruth Redmond-Sconiers at the event. She’s 68 and she says she's been living on and off the streets for the past few years.

On this week’s Valley Edition: The Fresno Unified School Board voted to censure Trustee Terry Slatic for unethical conduct. We’ll hear from Slatic himself and from Trustee Veva Islas, who wants him recalled.

And later, when you’re homeless, health care becomes much more complicated. We talk to a 68-year-old woman about the obstacles she’s experienced.

We also hear from freshman Congressman TJ Cox in his new Selma District Office.

Listen to those stories and more on the podcast above.