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Archive for November, 2009

‘Operation Gobble’ sends a Happy Thanksgiving from Richard Valleavatar

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Kings County Supervisor Richard Valle experienced one of the perks of his job today, shaking the hands of some of the nearly 100 families who received turkeys for Thanksgiving at the Corcoran Family YMCA. Valle, who was elected to the board in 2008, took over the annual tradition of the giveaway from former Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante. With help [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 24th, 2009 at 5:52 pm

Los Malandrines deliver gifts to Valley kidsavatar

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See more pictures in the photo gallery! La Gran Posada California de 2009 was nothing-less than spectacular. Aside from the pair of idiots that were escorted out after a brawl, the show, featured Los Bondadosos, the ages-old rock group from Guanajuato, México who rocked the thousands of spectators in the Dairy Center of the Tulare Agri-Center [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 23rd, 2009 at 6:10 pm

Part 2: Where community, healthy food intersectavatar

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Since I wrote my last blog, I’ve continued to think about the local food movement, people’s access to healthy food, and the intersection of those two issues. And I’ve happily noticed that people and establishments that support the local food movement ALSO make an effort to support lower-income families through the Community Food Bank. Here are [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 20th, 2009 at 10:26 am

Have you embraced local, healthy food?avatar

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Is Fresno embracing the local food movement? And how will that movement impact the lower-income, rural and urban communities in the San Joaquin Valley? Those are questions I’ve wondered ever since I attended the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program’s screening of the documentary, “Food, Inc.” on Friday night. (Read more about the movie and [...]

George López is rocking the house!avatar

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Wow! Wow! Wow! That is all I can really say about the new George López adventure: his own late night talk show. It’s been three nights since López Tonight debuted and I am very amazed on how much people (including celebrities) love him and how funny he can really be. And I love the Spanish words [...]

Written by Olivia Ruiz

November 12th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Give Lifeavatar

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I’ll be honest: I’ve never donated blood. I’ve always made excuses – something about being too petite, or too vegetarian, to participate in a blood drive. But after covering the Central California Blood Center’s annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon this afternoon, I have new appreciation for donating blood, new respect for the people who donate regularly, [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 5th, 2009 at 2:52 pm

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