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On Valley Edition: Payday Lenders, Delta Smelt, Victor Davis Hanson, Moving To The Valley

Joe Moore
Valley Public Radio

This week on Valley Edition FM89's Ezra Romero reportson payday lenders and why a Fresno faith based groups says the lenders practices are immoral.  Also on the program Capitol Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports on the dwindling numbers of theDelta Smelt in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. 

Later in the program Valley Edition host Joe Moore explores the topic of mental health with the California Health Care Foundation's Sandra Shewry and Neal Adams, deputy director of the California Institute for Mental Health. 

Moore also speaks with Fresno based author Victor Davis Hanson about his latest book The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq.

Ending the program Moore leads a conversation with Zócalo Public Square editor Joe Matthewsand Jake Soberal of Bitwise Industries in Fresno about why young adults should move inland to cities like Fresno and Visalia. 

Joe Moore is the President and General Manager of KVPR / Valley Public Radio. He has led the station through major programming changes, the launch of KVPR Classical and the COVID-19 pandemic. Under his leadership the station was named California Non-Profit of the Year by Senator Melissa Hurtado (2019), and won a National Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting (2022).
Ezra David Romero is an award-winning radio reporter and producer. His stories have run on Morning Edition, Morning Edition Saturday, Morning Edition Sunday, All Things Considered, Here & Now, The Salt, Latino USA, KQED, KALW, Harvest Public Radio, etc.
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