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Fresno County

by Lorie Lewis Ham

It’s that time of year again, time for the Fresno County Library’s Big Read! This is a fun time where the library features a specific book and has a lot of great programs! I interviewed Tiffany Polfer, who is Teen Programming Librarian with the Fresno County Library, about this year’s Big Read!


by Joyce Brandon

Imagine being fifteen pounds and about eighteen inches tall: your line of vision is equal to the kneecaps of most humans, and the tires of most cars.
Imagine living on the streets for eight months: through rain, hail, fog, cold, and heat of summer. Imagine having no steady source of food or shelter. Imagine a life focused on survival. Imagine surviving on the kindness of others. This is Tippy Toes’ story, that was Tippy Toes’ life.

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Fresno County 4-H Officers Training in Fowler

IN THE September 15 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andCheryl Senn,

by Cheryl Senn

More than 50 officers, from 14 of the 20 Fresno County 4-H Clubs, participated in the recent Fresno County Leadership Training event, which was held at Sutter Middle School, in Fowler.


Reedley Forms a Sister City Committee

IN THE August 28 ISSUE

FROM THE Community,
andReedley News

by Rocky Rogers

Sister City relationships are becoming relatively popular throughout the United States. Reedley has held sister city relations with foreign cities for well over a decade.


by Diana Bulls

About eight miles east of Sanger and bordered by State Route 180 on the south, Jesse Morrow Mountain rises over 2000 feet from the valley floor. It marks the gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and stands as a sacred landmark…


by Lorie Lewis Ham

If you enjoy a night at the theater, Fresno and Tulare Counties have much to offer. One of the oldest theater companies in the Valley is the Visalia Community Players, or The Players…


The Cat House on the Kings


FROM THE 2010 Articles,
andHelping Hands

by Rochelle Noblett

Along a lazy stretch of the Kings River, an unlikely tourist destination is developing. Overnight visitors have been arriving from across the globe to see this incredible place, The Cat House on the Kings. Lynea Lattanzio’s intention was to get away but that soon changed…


by Lorie Lewis Ham

As summer starts to wind down, people continue to flock to the Kings River to find relief from the heat and have fun. The opportunities on the River are numerous and many are very close to home.

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by Christine Autrand Mitchell

Who doesn’t love film? Overpriced popcorn and candy piled high as the lights go out and you escape your everyday life. But did you know there is a film industry in the Central Valley?

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