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Arvin’s First Community Center

IN THE August 20 ISSUE

FROM THE Contributors,
andHometown History

by David L. Norris

Arvin’s first community center did not have a roof. As a matter of a fact, it did not have any walls either. It had trees. I am referring to the DiGiorgio Community Park. In the 1950’s, the park was many things to everyone in the community. It was a place for reunions, weddings, receptions, church gatherings, revival meetings, movies, swimming, baseball, basketball, football practice, roller-skating, Recreation Center games and of course long afternoon naps in the shade.


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

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 Lorie Lewis Ham

Many people are unaware Reedley has an airport, or know very little about it. “I’m not familiar with it at all,” said resident Jennifer Quiring. However, for those who love to fly, the Reedley Municipal Airport is an important place with the potential to be significant for the economic future of Reedley.


Visalia Happenings


FROM THE 2010 Articles,
andEvery Other Book

by Bill Dillberg

In 2007, Visalia dedicated The Jim Byrd Playground. This very unique playground was designed with the assistance of students from two Visalia elementary schools and physically constructed entirely by citizen volunteers. One of its features is the 1000 hands wall.


by Crystal Rakes

Picture Reedley 60 years ago; Independence Day is drawing closer and, for the first time, the city will be having a large fireworks display for the community. That first show was held at Washington Elementary, with about 5,000 people in attendance.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

As we face another hot summer in the Central Valley, a summer treat will soon be upon us as the new season of the Woodward Shakespeare Festival begins.

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