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Archive for the ‘Firebaugh’ tag

Henry T. Perea wins 31st Assembly Districtavatar

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A huge smile was on the face of Henry T. Perea after his father, Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea, read aloud that his son’s campaign had won the race for 31st Assembly at Veni Vidi Vici in the Tower District. “We have been campaigning for this office for the last year and a half. It’s a big [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 3rd, 2010 at 1:53 pm

My six-month anniversary in the Valleyavatar

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Three months ago today, I posted a list of things I’d learned since moving to Fresno. I’ve now been in Fresno for six months, and it’s time to update that list! I’ve learned that a seasoned Valley reporter – and smart Valley residents in general – wear more clothing, and not less, when spending any [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

June 4th, 2009 at 1:20 pm

VIDEO: Darren Carter performs in Firebaughavatar

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Comedian Darren Carter performed at a free event in Firebaugh on Saturday night that was organized by the Latino Water Coalition. The event was intended to thank all the people that participated in the recent March for Water, and encourage people to continue fighting for water for the San Joaquín Valley. (The story is in [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 13th, 2009 at 9:30 am

Reporter’s Notebook on the Marchavatar

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Everytime I flip through the notebook I used during last week’s March for Water, particles of dust fly off the pages. (That dust, and my sneezes, remind me of the intense wind and dust that people braved on the first day of the march, from Mendota to Firebaugh.) So before I discard the notebook, I wanted [...]

The faces of the March for Wateravatar

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Last week’s California March for Water drew attention to the urgent need for water on the west side of Fresno County. But it was also about the thousands of people who are being impacted by the lack of water. I spent two days covering the march and had the opportunity to hear the personal stories of a [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

April 21st, 2009 at 8:48 am

Marching in ‘March For Water’ was eventful as photographeravatar

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On the first day of the ‘March For Water’ that started in Mendota on April 14, I managed to get to the front of the marchers, walking and photographing Leonel Flores, Paul Rodríguez and Ray Appleton as we ALL walked about five miles out of town. It was tough against the blistery wind as many of the marchers [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

April 18th, 2009 at 2:17 pm

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