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Archive for November, 2009

Rosario Sánchez: The awards are piling up!avatar

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I must say, I’m really impressed with Rosario Sanchez, Fresno County’s K-6 Assistant Superintendent. Sanchez won administrator of the year at the Educator of the Year Awards presented by the Fresno County Office of Education in Fresno on Oct. 29, 2009. Sanchez, of San Antonio, Texas, is a Stanford University graduate. She’s accumulated 30 years experience in education, [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 4th, 2009 at 10:22 pm

Pandemic Flu H1N1 vaccination clinic attracts 2,000avatar

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For questions about the H1N1 flu, visit online www.fcdph.org/fluh1n1 or call 1-888-993-3003. Maria Palomares of Fresno arrived at Manchester Center at about noon today, four hours from the opening of the H1N1 flu immunization clinic. Palomares was among the approximate 2,000 people waiting in the line that stretched around the stores of Manchester Center. The Department of Public Health [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 4th, 2009 at 9:35 pm

“American Churro” continues to shineavatar

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Back in March, I wrote a story about students from West Hills College who were performing an original teatro-style play about current issues impacting their communities: the economic recession, the water shortage on the west side of Fresno County, and the importance of higher education. At that time, the students performed their bilingual production, “American [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 4th, 2009 at 4:41 pm

Manu Ginobili open-hands bat to deathavatar

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Manu Ginobili open-handed a bat to death on Halloween Night in the NBA game against the Sacramento Kings. I’m willing to bet that someone, because it was Halloween, brought the flying rodent into the AT&T Center in San Antonio.  And in my book, if this is what happened, any sensible person can imagine what could happen. And [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 2nd, 2009 at 7:21 pm

Saul Salinas parties to Los Tigres, MC Hammer, then advocates educationavatar

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Saul Salinas partied at the Fresno Fair when Los Tigres del Norte performed at the Paul Paul Theatre.  He had purchased front-row tickets for himself, his mother, and several other family members. His ecclectic taste then led him back to the Paul Paul Theatre for the MC Hammer concert. And his willingness to help students led him to become a [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 2nd, 2009 at 6:57 pm

A festive Fresno weekendavatar

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I had a fantastically festive weekend in Fresno! It started out Friday night at the Fresno Metropolitan Museum’s Green Eggs and the Met event. The event, which celebrated the opening of the Met’s exhibit, “The Art of Dr. Seuss,” featured local bands and whimsical food and drinks (hello, swedish fish and chocolate-dipped marshmallows.) Halloween Day [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 2nd, 2009 at 10:14 am

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