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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

‘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 [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

March 30th, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Fresno on my mind, even during vacationavatar

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I just returned from a great, weeklong Thanksgiving holiday on the East Coast.  I loved every second of reuniting with family, friends, and autumn-like weather – but I admit that Fresno and the Valley were never far from my mind! On Wednesday, I visited the soils and dinosaur exhibits at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

December 1st, 2009 at 11:38 am

On Vida’s Calendar: FREE Mexican food!avatar

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On Thursday evening, the Consulate of México in Fresno will be holding a free Mexican food tasting at Arte Américas. The event, which celebrates the 5th Annual Mexican Food Tasting and Cultural Week, will include dishes from seven local restaurants: El Bajío, Fajita Fiesta, Taco Grande, Toledo’s, Oaxaca, Los Amigos, and Las Adas Manzanillo. The [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 28th, 2009 at 8:36 am

VIDEO: A cure for the munchiesavatar

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How many times have you sat around with friends and brainstormed a brilliant/crazy get-rich scheme? Fresno residents Ryan Metzdorff and Veronica Hernandez actually turned their business idea into reality, and I give them huge props for that. On Sept. 19, Metzdorff and Hernandez launched Munchies on Wheels, and they now deliver food from fast food [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 28th, 2009 at 7:55 am

Tower District mural sparks controversyavatar

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When I moved to Fresno almost a year ago (gasp!), I was excited to see that segments of the city’s Tower District and downtown are decorated with colorful murals. To me, murals and graffiti are a reflection of the community, and a form of free public expression. So, I was interested when my friend told [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 21st, 2009 at 11:31 am

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