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Archive for May, 2009

Hanford HS graduation: Evacuated.avatar

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Last night I covered Hanford High School’s graduation ceremony. As I drove there, I remembered when I got caught in the fog in Hanford during my very first week on the job. This time, I assumed the highlight of my trip to Hanford would not be weather – it would be the enormous bowl of [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 29th, 2009 at 9:28 am

On your calendar: Lots of art and music!avatar

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It’s going to be 97 degrees in Fresno today and from what I hear, it’s going to be this hot (or hotter?!) the rest of the summer. So, when life gives you sweltering heat, attend outdoor concerts. (What, you haven’t heard that one before?) Luckily for you, there are a lot of concerts coming up! [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 28th, 2009 at 11:23 am

Cohort of FCC Nursing Students are a real joy to be aroundavatar

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If you’re a nursing student, please share your experience on this blog. I know many of you FCC students didn’t get a chance to speak.  And be sure to read next week’s story in Vida en el Valle. Once the story is published, there will be a photo gallery of the nursing students with gifts at [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

May 20th, 2009 at 12:50 pm

Kings Canyon Head Start Promotion is a blast!avatar

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Please visit the photo gallery to see more pictures  of the promotion celebration.   David Magaña will do just about anything to get a laugh out of his pre-school class at Kings Canyon Head Start in Fresno. After Magaña’s class of about 17 received their Certificates of Recognition promoting them to the kindergarten on Tuesday (May [...]

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May 20th, 2009 at 1:53 am

Covering UC Merced graduation… A HOT experience!avatar

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On Saturday afternoon, I covered the University of California, Merced’s first full graduation ceremony, which featured First Lady Michelle Obama as the keynote speaker. An hour or so before the ceremony began, I sent my family a text message from the media area: “I’m part of the White House Press Pool!” “Cool!” my parents and [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 19th, 2009 at 12:04 pm

Lots of praise and thanks at UC Merced’s Graduationsavatar

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First lady of the United States Michelle Obama and the First lady of the United Farm Workers Dolores Huerta were the keynote speakers at the University of California, Merced’s Commencement Celebration and Latino Graduation Ceremony, respectively, last Saturday.   Huerta, a key player in the founding of the United Farm Workers Union, congratulated about 50 students [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

May 18th, 2009 at 7:03 pm