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Archive for March, 2010

A new generation of muralistsavatar

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Mural nay-sayers, watch out. A new generation of artists is learning the joys of painting the city’s walls.  Local artist Teresa Flores (disclosure: my friend) has partnered with Roberto Del Hoyo, a masters student at Otis College of Art and Design to create a mural project, LA to Fresno/Fresno to LA.   For the project, [...]

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March 31st, 2010 at 2:28 pm

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‘Tis the season to marchavatar

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Is this the season to march? In the span of a few weeks, I covered an immigration march in downtown Fresno and a César E. Chávez march in Delano, and visited with participants in the March for California’s Future in Dinuba. So far, I know of  at least two marches on April 10: There are [...]

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March 30th, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Top 5 reasons to love the Lip Sync contestavatar

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Last Friday night, I covered the Fresno-regional High School Principals Lip Sync Contest. In case you’re not familiar with the contest, here are the details: All eight schools that participated in the competition earned $1,000 in scholarship money. The top three high schools - Sanger, Clovis West, and Buchanan – earned more scholarship money. Those three schools, plus [...]

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March 24th, 2010 at 10:44 am

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Report from the Field: It’s a Small Valleyavatar

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My co-worker Dan and I spent Thursday morning in Delano. After an action-packed morning, which included interviewing the principal of Cesar E. Chavez High School, and speaking with longtime members of the United Farm Workers, we stopped in at Jennie’s Café for lunch. As the waitress placed my glass of iced tea on the table, [...]

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March 19th, 2010 at 9:03 am

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Toluca expects easy win vs. Columbus Crew in Concachampionsavatar

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Toluca’s Diablos Rojos will have all the advantage today when Columbus Crew from the MLS visits for the second of two quarterfinal matches in the CONCACAF Champions League. The Crew is in a global tie of 2-2 after the March 9th match played at Crew Stadium (Columbus). Los Diablos Rojos let a 2-0 lead slip away, [...]

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March 16th, 2010 at 10:00 am

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Who’s excited about Census 2010?!avatar

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I was so excited to receive a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday. “Yes!,” I thought to myself, “I finally get to fill out this census I’ve heard so much about.” (The letter ended up not being the actual census survey, but a reminder letter. Oh well. I have something to look forward to.) [...]

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March 10th, 2010 at 2:04 pm

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