Kelly McEvers http://kccu.org en At Venice Beach, Rich, Poor And Middle Class Coexist http://kccu.org/post/venice-beach-rich-poor-and-middle-class-coexist Economists say lower-income Americans are better off when they live in an area with a diversity of income levels. NPR's Kelly McEvers reports on an area with a wide range of economic diversity, California's Venice Beach. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:32:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 59707 at http://kccu.org Tommy Ramone, Co-Founder Of The Ramones, Dies At 65 http://kccu.org/post/tommy-ramone-co-founder-ramones-dies-65 Tommy Ramone, born Tom Erdelyi, has died at age 65. The drummer was the last living member of the legendary punk band he helped create. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 59678 at http://kccu.org On Calif. Cattle Ranch, Students Wrangle With Meaning Of Manhood http://kccu.org/post/calif-cattle-ranch-students-wrangle-meaning-manhood <em>For </em>All Things Considered<em>'s </em>"<a href="http://www.npr.org/series/323986426/men-in-america">Men in America</a>"<em> series, NPR's Kelly McEvers sent this report on Deep Springs College — the all-male college that her husband attended, and where he and McEvers have both taught. </em><p>About a hundred years ago, a man named L.L. Nunn was building power plants in the American West. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:52:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 59472 at http://kccu.org Pentagon Decides To Dig Up Remains Of Long-Lost Soldier http://kccu.org/post/pentagon-decides-dig-remains-long-lost-soldier After years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has decided to disinter the possible grave of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried anonymously in an American war cemetery in the Philippines.<p>Military officials also plan to disinter the remains of 10 other men in the same unmarked grave, says Navy Cmdr. Amy Derrick-Frost, a Defense Department spokeswoman. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:52:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 58988 at http://kccu.org Farm Workers' Low Wages Hinder San Joaquin Valley's Economy http://kccu.org/post/farm-workers-low-wages-hinder-san-joaquin-valleys-economy Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>OK, that's the national picture. Let's zoom in on a region that stands out for its high unemployment, Central California's San Joaquin Valley. NPR's Kelly McEvers went to find out why it's so hard to get a job amid some of the most productive farmland on earth.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF PHONE RINGING)<p>UNIDENTIFIED MAN 1: Employment Development Department, work force services.<p>KELLY MCEVERS, BYLINE: It's first thing in the morning. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:08:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 57505 at http://kccu.org