THE SEQUOIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA was founded in 1959. Its mission was to attract more adult participation to the music community, as well as foster an appreciation of symphonic music throughout Tulare County.
• Exeter is home to about 10,500 people.
• While the town is small, its location at the northern entrance to the Sequoia National Forest means that they get lots of visitors from all over the world.
• Orange you glad you visited Exeter? Legend says the world’s sweetest oranges are grown here, and it’s known by some as the “citrus capital of the world.”
• The town was named after Exeter, England – the native land of D.W. Parkhurst, who bought the land from an early settler.
THERE'S JUST SOMETHING about that little red box and the image of the woman holding a basket of grapes that takes you back to opening the lunch packed by your mother.
THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY is a diverse region rich in culture, food and geography, but also often maligned by an association with statistics that paint a bleaker, smoggier portrait.
SOMETIMES THE SIDEBAR conversations at a meeting can be as productive as the meeting itself. So it was with Jim Zion, managing partner of Meridian Growers in Fresno, and Steve Thompson, owner of Kentucky Artisan Distillery.
IT'S BEEN AN UNUSUAL SUMMER in the San Joaquin Valley, with wildfires burning on all sides of us, scorching some of the places that many of us hold dear.
Serving individuals with development disabilities since 1953, The Arc of Fresno and Madera County is celebrating its 65th year of service.
GREEKS FIRTS BEGAN immigrating to Fresno around the turn of the 20th century. At first, a handful of men came to America who then aspired to have their Greek wives join them.
FROM THE 1979 THRILLER “Alien” to the 2006 black albeit prescient comedy “Idiocracy,” cryogenics has been begging the question for a while now: Can we really live forever?
ESTABLISHED IN 1991 as a citywide after school crime prevention program, the Visalia P.A.L. (Police Activities League) became an outreach to local youth.