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Archive for February, 2010

Mothers focus on obesity, communityavatar

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Gabriela Martinez and Susana Cruz summed up the reasons there is an obesity crisis among the Latino community in the San Joaquín Valley. Martínez, an immigrant from Colima, México and the mother of three children, said the Latino community is aware of the importance of eating healthy and exercising regularly. “I think they know it, [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

February 25th, 2010 at 3:59 pm

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People heed Tiger’s confessionavatar

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Tiger Woods’ public apology should be a stern reminder to people who think they have the right to break the rules. The question as to whether Woods is the best athlete to grace a golf course meant little today.  With eyes welled and his mother, Kultida Woods, sitting in the front row, he admitted he’s “not above the standards” as photographers and [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

February 19th, 2010 at 6:16 pm

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School farm stands provide produce, smilesavatar

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It was a beautiful early spring day yesterday, so I visited the school farm stand at John Burroughs Elementary School. At the farm stand, which is open every Wednesday afternoon, two women filled bags with fresh apples, oranges, and “snack packs” of locally harvested nuts and dried fruit. The women asked when the farm stand [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

February 18th, 2010 at 2:19 pm

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Miss Fresno County pageant approachesavatar

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Yesterday I had the chance to meet Valerie Salcedo, one of 13 young women who will be competing for scholarship money and the title of Miss Fresno County on Sat., Feb. 27 at the historic Tower Theater in Fresno. This is the first pageant for the 22-year-old Salcedo, who is a music and vocal performance [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

February 18th, 2010 at 1:58 pm

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Pebble Beach is perfect setting for Murray, Lopez, and PGA greatsavatar

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Don’t forget to check out the photo gallery to see more pictures of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.  Pebble Beach – First of all, let me thank KH for all of the support in covering this year’s event at Pebble. This tourney is an all-time personal favorite. On Friday’s second round, I followed Dallas Cowboys’ QB Tony [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

February 17th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

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In the News: Towing policies for unlicensed driversavatar

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I wrote a story for this week’s edition of Vida about police agencies’ towing policies regarding unlicensed drivers. Here in Fresno, the police will not tow the car of an unlicensed driver if the person was not cited for the same offense in the past six months. But in many cities across the Valley and [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

February 16th, 2010 at 11:35 am

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