More than half of California's 20 poorest ZIP codes are in the Valley. Most are Latino-dominated. But they do not have enough health risks to be on the list, according to the state. For the past 10 months, The Fresno Bee has investigated life in San Joaquin Valley places such as Allensworth where a toxic environment and poverty often create Third World conditions in a series called "Living in a Toxic Land."
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