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Tell us the story behind your historiaavatar

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Did you – or someone you know – record a story for StoryCorps Historias? Then a photo of you, or your loved one, is most likely featured on this Flickr.com site! And if you did participate in StoryCorps Historias – the nationwide project dedicated to recording, sharing and preserving the unique stories of Latinos across [...]

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April 21st, 2010 at 2:38 pm

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Earth Day: Bridge the Climate Gapavatar

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Earth Day is on Thursday, so this seems like an especially good time to report on climate change and its disproportionate impacts on vulnerable communities of color. A new study – “Minding the Climate Gap: What’s at Stake if California’s Climate Law isn’t Done Right and Right Away” – states that if the state’s climate [...]

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April 20th, 2010 at 3:41 pm

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The Filmworks flick I’m not going to missavatar

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Fresno Filmworks’ annual film festival, which kicks off tomorrow night, boasts a great line-up of flicks. But the movie that I’m especially excited about is “Cinco Días sin Nora” (Nora’s Will.) Here’s the synopsis from the Filmworks Website: The film’s protagonist, Nora, has a plan that would bring her ex-husband, Jose, and the rest of [...]

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April 15th, 2010 at 8:14 am

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Report from the Field: Photos from Huron and Firebaughavatar

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“I’ve got a hankering for some chorizo,” my co-worker, Dan, said to me Tuesday morning. We had just finished covering a census event in Huron, and Dan was hungrily eyeing the strip of Mexican restaurants that dot Huron’s main street. We wandered into “Mexican Café,” a joint one of the census workers had recommended. I [...]

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April 9th, 2010 at 2:38 pm

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New farmers market in downtown Fresnoavatar

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Wouldn’t it be cool if people could live, work and buy local produce, all in downtown Fresno? That dream will come a little closer to reality within the next month, when a new farmers market opens in Courthouse Park in downtown Fresno. During a press conference Monday morning, Supervisor Henry Perea announced that a weekly [...]

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April 6th, 2010 at 2:33 pm

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Is it spring yet?avatar

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I’m normally critical of people and companies that rush the seasons. Promoting fall-flavored coffee beverages in September, when it’s still 100 degrees in Fresno? Not cool. Playing holiday tunes before Halloween? Not kosher in my book. But this spring, I find myself desperately rushing the season. I insist on eating outside on my apartment’s covered [...]

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April 6th, 2010 at 2:23 pm

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