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Archive for April, 2009

The Pageantry of Dinuba’s studentsavatar

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Xenia Pérez will reign as Queen and Andrea Nava will be the Princess in Dinuba’s Cinco de Mayo parade this Saturday at 10 a.m.. The pair won the city’s famed Dinuba Pageant last Friday at Dinuba High School. The Dinuba Pageant is the contest where the city’s Cinco de Mayo Queen and Princess is chosen. [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

April 30th, 2009 at 12:00 am

Kenia’s smile says it all at Día del Niñoavatar

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The smile tells it all: Kenia Dayana is the Queen of Mendota on Kid’s Day in Mendota. It might have been a long day in Mendota, but Kenia’s smile made it all worthwhile. She was crowned Queen near the end of the Día del Niño celebration last Sunday. For a community facing hundreds of job losses, [...]

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April 29th, 2009 at 11:26 pm

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Good Luck to Mike Ruiz at Nationals!avatar

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Mike Ruiz of Aleman Boxing in Fresno just earned a berth in the Men’s National Golden Gloves Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ruiz, 19 of Fresno, is the third-ranked boxer in the United States by USA Boxing. The Salt Lake competition begins on May 3 and ends May 10. Ruiz will face off against some of the best flyweights [...]

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April 29th, 2009 at 11:03 pm

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Paul Rodríguez’s exclusive video commercial!avatar

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Comedian Paul Rodríguez has been in the news a lot lately, but it’s not because he’s been promoting his upcoming comedy show, ‘Paul Rodríguez and Friends: Comedy Rehab.’ Instead of spending recent weeks chatting with late-night television hosts and plugging his new program, Rodríguez has been passionately advocating for water. Rodríguez, who is also the [...]

George Elfie Ballis: Dedicated to Social Justiceavatar

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As I was waiting for Friday night’s performance of Teatro de la Tierra’s play, ‘Esperanza and Luz,’ to begin, I noticed an older man setting up a video camera. There was something about the man that made me think: He must be someone special. I introduced myself during intermission. The man was George Elfie Ballis, [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

April 29th, 2009 at 3:31 pm

Yeehaw! VIDEO from the Clovis Rodeoavatar

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I had no idea what to expect from my first trip to the Clovis Rodeo. I assumed there would be bulls and horses, hats and belt buckles, tri-tip sandwiches and beer – but I didn’t know I would be so thoroughly entertained! I went to the rodeo on Saturday afternoon – it was a beautiful, [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

April 28th, 2009 at 10:24 am

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