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by Lorie Lewis Ham


The College of the Sequoias Performing Arts will be presenting its first ever Shakespeare in the Park show, Much Ado About Nothing, starting this weekend on their new Festival Stage. We took a moment to chat with the show’s director, James McDonnell, about the show and the new stage. James is Professor of Theatre and Cinema as well as the Fine Arts Division Chair. He also serves as the resident costume designer for the productions and directs about half of the shows.

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The Source Halloween Gala

IN THE October 9 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


The Source LGBT+ Center’s 2nd Annual Halloween Gala, presented by Tucoemas Federal Credit Union, will be taking place on October 23. It is their fresh and inclusive update of the traditional nonprofit fundraising gala. The purpose of the gala is to raise funds to sustain operations of The Source LGBT+ Center in Visalia, which is one of the nation’s fastest growing LGBTQ+ centers. Recently we chatted with their director of Development and Strategy, Nick Vargas, to learn more.

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by Jim Mulligan


On a regular afternoon in the bustling capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Cathy Luque was walking with her young one-year-old son. They were approached by a man, a known local drug dealer, on a motorbike who buzzed right up to them and offered her some chilling advice, “You better make sure to take good care of the kid.” After that, it didn’t take long for 1st Lieutenant Captain Select Jaime Luque and his wife Cathy to decide they needed to make a drastic change.

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Use an App to Discover Your Community

IN THE September 27 ISSUE

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Just like the best beginner trading apps that teach you how to invest your money, you need apps that help you connect with your community. It turns out, there are quite a few. They help you trade, make friends, and find new places to do things in your community.

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SCORE – For the Life of Your Business

IN THE September 25 ISSUE

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by Tom Sims



Sally has an idea for a non-profit to help urban youth navigate the challenges of 21st century life. John has a dream of opening a restaurant to feature the food that generations of family members from his homeland prepared. Marcos has a talent to share with the world. Henrietta needs to expand her existing business and market her products in the light of new realities of worldwide pandemics and new opportunities on the internet. Jackson wants to use Zoom more effectively in his consulting business.

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How to Begin Your DIY Adventure

IN THE September 16 ISSUE

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One day, you’re washing your clothes at your utility sink faucet with that handmade soap you created. It works well and everyone you know wants the recipe. You think for a few minutes and decide you could sell this as a DIY product. The only question is how to do it. Here’s your guide for how to have the confidence necessary to sell your DIY items to the public.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


One of the wonderful things that the San Joaquin Valley has to offer is fresh fruit and vegetables–the City of Reedley is actually known as The World’s Fruit Basket. One way to obtain some of that delicious produce is from fruit stands in the area. Recently, we chatted with Reedley farmer and the operator of one of these stands, Liset Garcia, from Sweet Girl Farms. Sweet Girl Farms is a family business.

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Easy Ways to Sell Your House Fast for Cash

IN THE September 6 ISSUE

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It can feel like an overwhelming task to sell your home quickly when you are faced with nerve-wracking financial problems that you need to sort out. The longer your property stays on the market, the worse your anxiety grows. Thanks to the services of house cash buyers, such as Home Flippers, it’s now easier to sell your Canadian home faster than ever before.

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Before you build a home, you have to look at the community around you. It is essential to have the right neighborhood where you build your home to help you live peacefully. A healthy and robust community is paramount because the people in the community will come in handy in times of emergency. Understanding the values, beliefs, and way of living of the people around you when you plan to build or purchase a home is crucial.

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Education is a significant component of society and helps build nations. It is a tool that assists people in gaining knowledge, acquiring skills, and distinguishing between good and evil. Moreover, education makes people aware of their rights and duties and lays the solid foundation for a productive society. The field of education has gone through a massive transformation, and today, it encompasses a wide array of areas. The two main components of education are students and educators. Still, multiple departments and individuals work in the education sector to help educators impart knowledge to students and make them valuable citizens.

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We’ve all spent a lot of time in our homes recently, and we are all missing the way it felt to be outside in the sun. You might be wondering if going outside is an option again, how you can bring the beauty of nature into your home? Well, you can do exactly that with just a few simple steps. If you are ready to change up some decorations in your home, you can have the outdoors inside in less than a day.

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Pedal Forward Brings Biking to Oakhurst

IN THE July 17 ISSUE

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When the pandemic hit, friends Michael Broderick and Jorge Negrete were at a loss on what to do next after they were furloughed from their hospitality jobs at Tenaya Lodge. The two share an interest in biking, so they decided that since there wasn’t one in their native town of Oakhurst, they decided to give the community it’s only go-to bike shop in quite some time. That became the origins of the Pedal Forward Bikes & Adventure shop.

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You can apply today for a £1000 loan for handling personal issues, solving bad credit obstacles, car maintenance, and more. There are multiple options available when it comes to a £1000 loan in the UK, and you can take advantage of personal finance options, short-term loans, and bad credit loans right away.

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Explore The Benefits Of the Noopept Nootropic

IN THE July 5 ISSUE

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Noopept is a potent supplement that improves cognitive abilities and has sound effects on the nerve system. It absorbs quickly and produces excellent results within half an hour after taking it. This supplement originates from Russia. Interestingly, scientists found noopept by improving piracetam, which is another smart supplement. Nowadays, noopept is used by many people around the world because of its effects. Noopept powder has many benefits, and the following are the top ones.

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