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Archive for July, 2009

Visalia Blue kicks it up in Cal Ripkin Regionalsavatar

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Be sure to check out the photo gallery of the Pac-So-West Cal Ripken Regionals. Go to Inside/Adentro, then Galleries. RAISIN CITY - Blake McCowan pumped his fist on nearly every pitch he threw in the final inning against a very tough and determined Guam team in a 7-6 victory to reach the semis of the Cal Ripkin 12-year-old Pacific [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

July 30th, 2009 at 4:39 pm

My night out with the Grizzliesavatar

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Over the past week, I’ve read stories in the Fresno Bee about the Fresno Grizzlies’ financial woes. I’m not going to weigh in on the baseball team’s fiscal problems or the city’s attempts to help them – but after attending my first Grizzlies game last Friday night, I do have a couple observations regarding the [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

July 30th, 2009 at 8:54 am

Faces of the Joaquín Murrieta rideavatar

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For this week’s edition of Vida, I featured three people who participated in the 32nd annual Joaquín Murrieta Horse Pilgrimage. I’d like to introduce you to two more longtime riders: During Sunday’s celebration at the Halfway Store, Dante Hurtado hopped on the stage and began singing a corrido about the legendary bandito Joaquín Murrieta. Hurtado, [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

July 29th, 2009 at 8:39 am

The Joaquin Murrieta Dance-Offavatar

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This weekend, I covered the annual Joaquin Murrieta Horse Pilgrimage, a three-day, 60-some-mile horse ride through the west side of Fresno County. The event honors the legendary bandito Joaquin Murrieta – but at times, the event seemed more like a giant fiesta filled with friends and family. This was most obvious to me on Sunday [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

July 28th, 2009 at 10:10 am

State officials say: Eat frozen treatsavatar

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This week’s edition of Vida contains a brief featuring state officials’ recommendations for staying cool in extreme heat. My favorite piece of advice is: “Avoid hot foods and heavy meals – they add heat to the body. Eat frozen treats.” I’ve been making my own frozen treats for the past couple weeks, and these popsicles [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

July 21st, 2009 at 3:17 pm

Life ends too soon for Luis Medina of Avenal’s Kings Boxing Clubavatar

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Luis Medina of the Kings Boxing Club in Avenal really wanted to make a great first impression for his first amateur bout in Fresno, that the 13-year-old showed up in a suit. He died in a swimming accident last Saturday (July 11) at Bass Lake while on a ”family reunion” with fellow boxers from the club. Medina would [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

July 15th, 2009 at 3:58 pm

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