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Valley Edition: October 6 - Sunpreme; STDs And Farmworkers; Bill George; Taft Oildorado Festival

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On this week's program FM89's Ezra David Romero reports on a new raisin variety that could severely decrease the labor needed to grow and harvest the crop. Also KVPR's Diana Aguilera reports on how farmworkers are impacted by STDs in the Central California town of Mendota.

Later in the program VE Host Joe Moore interviews American Businessmen and Author Bill George about an upcoming visit to Fresno Pacific University. We also hear from KPCC Partner Station Reporter Sanden Totten about how California's relationship to water is likely to change in the hotter, more populous state of the year 2040.

Ending Valley Edition we speak with Shannon Jones with the Taft Oildorado Festival taking place October 9 -18. 

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.