Monthly Archives: October 2014

San Joaquin Valley low-income communities to receive cap-and-trade investments

Bakersfield Environmental News Examiner Frank Maccioli October 31, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) today announced that it has prioritized disadvantaged communities across the state for projects funded by California’s cap-and-trade program. As a result, more than $200 million … Continue reading

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Fresno Bee: Fresno, Valley in line for greenhouse-gas funding

The Fresno Bee By Mark Grossi October 31, 2014 State leaders announced Friday that more than $200 million in greenhouse gases cap-and-trade money would be invested in the census tracts of California’s most disadvantaged communities — about 20% of which … Continue reading

CA Forward: Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together

California Forward By Nadine Ono October 31, 2014 The distance between Silicon Valley and the San Joaquin Valley is more than 150 miles. But some may say the distance is more than miles: It is the difference between Apple and … Continue reading

Kaiser Permanente awards $500,000 in grants for Fresno County drought impacts

The Fresno Bee By Rory Appleton October 21, 2014 Kaiser Permanente will provide $500,000 in grants to help assist Fresno County residents affected by the state’s most severe drought on record, a company spokeswoman said. Spokeswoman Kerri Leedy said the … Continue reading

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Community college program preps courses for drought displaced

Published on 10/01/2014 – 10:58 am Written by Business Journal staff Several community colleges in the Central Valley are busy developing training courses as part of a new state program imparting skills to workers displaced by California’s ongoing drought. The … Continue reading

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