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Fresno Jr. Monsters Hockey

IN THE November 9 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andLorie Lewis Ham,

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Hockey is my favorite sport and we have been to several Fresno Monsters Hockey Games. When I found out that there was a Fresno Jr. Monsters Hockey Team, and a Fresno Junior Hockey Club, I thought it would be fun to learn more about them.

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by Terrance V. Mc Arthur

They circulate among us, unrecognized, making sure that bad things happen in our soon-to-be present to preserve the future that they call the Perfect Present. They are…The Revisionists in Thomas Muller’s (The Last Town on Earth, The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers) science-fiction thriller.


J29 Eleven

IN THE September 10 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andArts & Entertainment,
andHelping Hands,
andMinistry Musings,
andTom Sims

by Tom Sims

When Cathy Lookabaugh and Tamera Williams met, synergy led to concrete action and sparks began to fly.
“We’re just a couple of crazy moms who love music and love kids,” says Cathy. “There are a million things to do in this area if you are over 21,” she continues, “but if you are young, there is nothing.” So they put their heads together and dreamed J29 Eleven into existence.


by Larry Ham

Football season is almost here! For a sports fan like me, those are great words to hear. The Reedley College Tigers will begin their season at home September tenth, when they host Foothill College at seven p.m. Head Coach Randy Whited recently answered a few questions regarding the upcoming season.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

As the Reel Pride Film Festival in Fresno celebrates its twenty second year, the festival organizers have made an extra effort to bring in local youth to the festival. One of the things they have done toward that effort is to bring on board Clovis youth Justin Kamimoto as outreach coordinator. Reel Pride runs from September 14 through 18.

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by Tom Sims

Brandi Gant is a woman of vision. It is a vision born out of personal pain and triumph. She found a brighter future and now she dreams of providing brighter futures for the youth of Clovis.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

The quality of theatre in the Valley continues to amaze me. Until I started doing these reviews I had no idea there was so much incredible talent right here in our own area. The quality of many of the shows I’ve seen are right up there with professional theatre, and I feel blessed to be in an area so rich with talent. Glory Days, the second production of one of the newer companies, The Organic Theatre Factory, is right up there at the top.

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by Justin Kamimoto

If you have ever been to Downtown Fresno, and explored the outskirts near the new federal courthouse, you are bound to have seen the buzz about the Downtown Community Arts Collective (DCAC).


Gemini Night: Book Review

IN THE November 6 ISSUE

FROM THE Books & Tales,
andEvery Other Book,
andMarilyn Meredith

by Marilyn Meredith

I’ve been a fan of Bonnie Hearn Hill since her first book. She has always been able to capture a reader’s imagination no matter what genre she might be writing.

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