A California Magazine with Local Focus and Global Appeal:
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Weekly issues every Saturday morning and other special articles throughout the week — there's something for everyone. Check out our sister site KRL News & Reviews for even more articles every week.


California Drinkin’ Part II

FROM THE September 15 ISSUE

IN THE Food Fun SECTION

by Linda L. Kane



Rudy Kurniawan was a wealthy 20- year-old from California with a fondness for wine when he first started rubbing elbows with the high rollers at wine auctions. As one collector remembers him, he was “just a geeky kid drinking Merlot.”

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Check out What’s Up this week on KRL News & Reviews!

FROM THE September 15 ISSUE

IN THE SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


We are now going to include a weekly reminder that there are also new articles up on our other website KRL News & Reviews! Every week there will be book reviews and giveaways, plus sometimes pet articles, theatre articles, and more!

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Real Women Have Curves On Stage at the Selma Arts Center

FROM THE September 12 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


Real Women Have Curves opened this past weekend at the Selma Arts Center and the show is as relevant today as it was in 1987 when the play takes place.

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The Last 5 Years Presented by StageWorks Fresno

FROM THE September 12 ISSUE

IN THE Terrance V. Mc Arthur SECTION

by Terrance McArthur


Time goes forward, and we go with it. Imagine if one person in a relationship went forward in time from the then to the now, like everybody else, but the other person went from the now to the then. What would it look like? Probably a lot like The Last 5 Years, a two-person musical from StageWorks Fresno, at the Fresno Art Museum’s Bonner Auditorium until September 16 (or is that from September 7?).

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Hallmark Movies & Mysteries: The Garage Sale Mysteries Month

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by Doward Wilson


Meet Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) and her business partner and best friend, Dani (Sarah Strange). Together they own Rags to Riches, an antique and consignment store and thanks to Jennifer being a “Murder Magnet,” they also solve crimes! This August the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel gave viewers an entire month of new Garage Sale Mysteries.

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Lulu Will Prance and Dance Her Way into Your Heart

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Lee Juslin



Lulu is currently in a foster home with Col. Potter Cairn Rescue. However, she is a mix, an ankle biter mix as foster mom Cheryl says, but mostly Maltese with no detectable Cairn.

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The Deepest Grave By Jeri Westerson: Review/Giveaway

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham



The Deepest Grave is the latest Crispin Guest medieval noir mystery written by Jeri Westerson. Crispin is a former knight who was accused of treason and stripped of everything. To survive, he has turned to his considerable deductive skills and basically become the first private detective, though what they call him is the “Tracker.” Crispin has managed to survive using these skills, providing a meager life for himself and his apprentice Jack Tucker, a former thief.

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Poppy Harmon Investigates By Lee Hollis: Review/Giveaway/Guest Post

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Rick Copp



A bit actress in television roles until she retired from working in Hollywood twenty years ago, Poppy Harmon had settled into life as a mother and wife to a businessman in Palm Desert, California. So it was a shock to discover that after Chester’s recent death, his gambling addiction has completely bankrupted her, leaving her with multiple mortgages and a depleted savings account.

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Death Over Easy By Maddie Day: Review/Giveaway/Recipe

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Maddie Day



Now that she has her Pans ‘N Pancakes business up and running, Robbie Jordan is taking the next step of adding the “bed” to her breakfast-and-lunch restaurant. Her first guests at the bed-and-breakfast are her newly discovered father and stepmother from Italy, Robert and Maria Fracasso.

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What Does A City Manager Do?

FROM THE September 8 ISSUE

IN THE Community SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


We are doing a series of articles introducing people to what goes on behind the scenes of different parts of the City of Reedley, and even give some insight into how other cities might work as well. We started off with a look at the Reedley Chamber of Commerce, and this week we chatted with Reedley City Manager Nicole Zieba, about what she does as City Manager.

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