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Reedley

by Lorie Lewis Ham


During this time of year we like to feature groups who are making a difference in their community. While looking for such a group this year I found The Community Life Garden, just outside of Reedley. Interested in what exactly they do, I chatted with the Executive Director of Community Life Garden, David Gonzalez.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



KRL has been covering Valley theatre for over eight years now and we have profiled local actors, directors, set designers, and more. We know that every piece of a show is vital, from the last bit of paint, to the costumes, the make-up and the hair.

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by Asami Nelson



The foundation of all life on Earth derives from subatomic particles that form molecules and compounds, which then combine with others to form cells, organs, and organisms. This branch of science can be tricky to understand and more complicated to apply in real life, but chemistry and biology teacher Kathryn Connolly helps students comprehend the aspects of molecular and biological chemistry.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


If you are a fan of popular music from the ’50s and ’60s then Smokey Joe’s Cafe is the show for you. It is currently on stage at the Reedley Opera House, presented by the River City Theatre Company.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


This year the Reedley Fiesta has a new mascot, a frog named Ribberto. This week KRL took some time to get to know him.

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Reedley High School’s Academic Decathlon

IN THE September 15 ISSUE

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by Asami Nelson



Every morning at Reedley High School, before the sun rises above the football stadium, the students of Academic Decathlon are on campus working diligently to study for their yearly competition. Academic Decathlon is a nationwide contest in which Decathletes are tested in seven areas, along with giving two speeches and having an interview.

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What Does A City Manager Do?

IN THE September 8 ISSUE

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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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by Terrance McArthur


It’s summertime in Reedley, time for the River City Theatre Company to trot out another edition of their Legends series. This year, it’s Legends: Icons, where a group of 10 performers honor famous singers and groups, with some sweet touches of humor added to spice up the tributes.

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by Terrance Mc Arthur


In November 1963, it was the first pizzeria in Reedley. Now in its fifty-fifth year, Valentino’s Italian Restaurant is still boiling, baking, and dishing out the good stuff.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Ever wonder what exactly a Chamber of Commerce does? We took some time to sit down with Erik Valencia, the Executive Director of the Reedley Chamber of Commerce, to find out. Erik has been in this position for almost a year having begun on August 28, 2017.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Recently I met Shannon Escobedo and her two therapy dogs, Doxie and Fozzy, at the Reedley Library. She now brings them to the Library on Saturday’s to have the kids read to them.

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by Terrance McArthur


Once upon a time in the ’50s, a white guy named Huey wandered into a Black music club in Memphis, Tennessee, because he was captivated by the sounds he heard.

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Summer Fun in Reedley

IN THE July 7 ISSUE

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by Brissa Reyes



Summertime is here, and with our triple-digit weather it’s time to break out those flip-flops and have some fun in the sun. There are various things to do in the World’s Fruit Basket. Here are just a few.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Another Valley premiere is arriving in July-the musical Memphis will be opening at the Reedley Opera House on July 6! I took a moment to chat with director, Joseph Ham about this amazing show.

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Reedley PD Tip Line

IN THE June 9 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Ever wish that you could help fight crime in your own hometown? Well actually, you can by using the Reedley PD Tip Line. We sat down recently with Police Liaison Officer Cyndee Trimble Friesen to learn more about the Tip Line which started in August 2017.

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by Terrance Mc Arthur


Last month, The Great Food Search brought you milkshakes, but this month, we bring you—
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE!
Yes, more milkshakes!

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