• This small, creative village east of Visalia on Highway 198 is known as “The Gateway to Sequoia National Park.”
THE ACTING LIFE isn’t exactly peaches, hustling from auditions to rehearsals, working odd jobs in between just to pay the bills and barely scrape by.
ABOUT FIVE MILES southwest of Dinuba and seven miles southeast of Kingsburg is a plot of land farmed by Mike Naylor, a fourth-generation farmer of this rich Central Valley soil.
FOR MANY, a family’s first moments are peppered with photographs and sweet hellos as the swaddled bundle of joy is gleefully embraced. But for others, their family story begins in a stale government office, with signatures and sweaty palms, where the first minutes are anxious and awkward.