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Good Places To Travel With Your Pet

FROM THE February 15 ISSUE

IN THE Pets SECTION

by staff


Have you ever heard the old saying “there is so much natural beauty in the world, and most of the people will never get to see a fraction of it?” Well, you really could not even imagine the truth behind this saying. Most people put off traveling because they have kids, budget issues, pets, work, or just the wrong timing.

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Rogue Festival Performer Preview: School of Fish

FROM THE February 15 ISSUE

IN THE Arts & Entertainment SECTION

by Xan Scott



Xan Scott Productions merges two passions of hers, Actor Created Theatre and a Japanese martial arts type physical theatre training to create School of Fish.

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Rogue Festival Performer Preview: Bikeface

FROM THE February 14 ISSUE

IN THE Arts & Entertainment SECTION

by Nat Vickers



Why would anyone choose to ride their bicycle across a country – let alone, a country the size of Canada, the second-largest country by landmass in the world?

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Comedian Q&A with Quincy Johnson II

FROM THE February 14 ISSUE

IN THE Arts & Entertainment SECTION

by Steven Sanchez



On Tuesday, January 16, stand-up comedian Quincy Johnson II rolled into Clovis to do a set at Di Cicco’s Italian Restaurant in the heart of Old Town for their Just The Tips Tuesdays where well established career funny raconteurs either from LA or out of state come to perform for tip money, generously donated by attendees.

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The Valentine Mystery By Kathi Daley: Review/Giveaway

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Kathleen Costa SECTION

by Kathleen Costa


“It looks like a two-bagger today.” Tess grimaces a bit, but it isn’t unexpected since Valentine’s Day is only a week away. But, along with cards and packages, a few mysteries are delivered. First, BFF Bree Price, owner of the Book Boutique, is receiving Valentine’s gifts anonymously “From a Friend.”

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Valley Animal Center: J.J.

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Joseph Riloquio


J.J. is a female, nine-month-old domestic shorthair tabby. She was surrendered to Valley Animal Center when she was just three months old. She was found abandoned with her four other littermates and was rescued by a Good Samaritan.
J.J. and her brothers and sisters were nursed back to health by our animal care team.

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Five Food Mysteries & One Wedding For Your Valentine’s Day Reading!

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day then with a great meal-so this week we have a great meal of 5 food mysteries for you to enjoy and a wedding mystery-Biscuits and Slashed Browns: A Country Store Mystery by Maddie Day, Curses, Boiled Again!: A Lobster Shack Mystery by Shari Randall, Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue: A Wedding Planner Mystery by Stephanie Blackmoore, Scone Cold Killer: An All-Day Breakfast Café Mystery by Lena Gregory (the giveaway for this one only is EBOOK), Survival of the Fritters: A Deputy Donut Mystery by Ginger Bolton, Dial M for Mousse: An Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery by Laura Bradford.

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30th Annual Blossom Festival In Sanger

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Community SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


The Blossom Trail just had its kick off event in Sanger this past weekend. It is hard to believe that it is that time of year again but blossoms are popping up all over Fresno County. There are many more events planned, but one of the big ones is the Annual Blossom Festival held in Sanger, which will be taking place on March 3. We took a moment to chat with President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sanger District Chamber of Commerce, Tammy Wolfe, about the festival itself and this year’s festivities.

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Q & A With All About Rabbits Rescue

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Diana Hockley


KRL believes in supporting animal rescue in its many forms in any way that we can. This week we are interviewing Vivian Bana about her rescue All About Rabbits Rescue in New York.

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Many a Twist By Sheila Connolly: Review/Giveaway/Interview

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by Sandra Murphy



Maura Donovan wants to have more business at her pub. So far, the music nights have been a hit. Should food be added next? When an American businessman shows interest in bringing his hotel guests by for “an authentic look” at an Irish pub, she’s not that enthused. Why make the townspeople feel like an exhibit at the zoo just to make more money?

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Anna’s Potion: A Valentine’s Day Mystery Short Story

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by Nupur Tustin


“Herr Bruck is unfortunately no more.” The Bürgermeister stood in the middle of Maria Anna’s kitchen, a nervous energy propelling his girth back and forth on his heels while his hat twirled slowly from his forefinger.

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Rogue Festival Muse 2018

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Arts & Entertainment SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


The Rogue Festival is quickly approaching and the first sign of its impending arrival is always the announcement of the Festival Muse. This year the muse was revealed on January 30 at Goldstein’s Mortuary and Delicatessen. The Muse for the 2018 Rogue Festival is “St. Fabel with Baby” by Fresno photographer Victor Trejo.

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Sunnyside Bicycles Column: Blossom Ride & The California Classic

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Community SECTION

by Vanessa McCracken



Everyone, go grab your new 2018 calendars and highlight these two dates: March 3 and April 7. Two of my absolute favorite, cannot-miss events happen on these two days, and I really want you to do them this year, too!

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Say No Moor By Maddy Hunter: Review/Giveaway/Valentine’s Guest Post

FROM THE February 10 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Maddy Moor


Emily Miceli is taking her loyal clients of Destinations Travel on a whirlwind tour through southwest England, but considering their record of murder and mayhem, she should have expected a few speed bumps. To promote her and her husband’s new tourist agency, Emily has offered a discount rate to an additional six bloggers in exchange for some positive social media publicity.

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