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Valley Edition: August 11 - Animal Control; Bill McEwen; Fresno Mural Mapping; Summer Soirée 2.0

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This week on Valley Edition KVPR's Jeffrey Hess reports on animal control in Fresno County. Later, Host Joe Moore is joined by Bill McEwen of The Fresno Bee to talk about schools and politics in Fresno. 

Also, Reporter Jeffrey Hess interviews Jennifer Jones with the US Forest Service about a new air tanker used to fight fires in California. We are also joined by Teresa Flores to talk about the Digital Mural Mapping Project

We end the program with a segment on a Summer Soiree happening in Fresno August 14 and 15 at the Fresno Art Museum. There will be a collaborative performance by NOCO and the Fresno Philharmonic in the museum's lobby gallery. We are joined in studio by NOCO's Amy Querin and the Fresno Philharmonic's Executive Director Stephen Wilson. 


Joe Moore is the President and General Manager of Valley Public Radio. During his tenure, he's helped lead the station through major programming changes and the COVID-19 pandemic, while maintaining the station's financial health. From 2010-2018 he served as the station's Director of Program Content. In that role, he also served as the host of Valley Edition, and helped launch and grow the station's award-winning local news department. He is a Fresno native and a graduate of California State University, Fresno.
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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