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Read some articles from back issues of the print edition and supplemental content.

Landfill Dzine Helps the Unrecyclable Problem

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

What is it that makes an effective problem solver? Intelligence and a propensity towards logic, for a start. And tenacity, that’s important, too. But solutions are tricky things: elusive, and often difficult to discover in the face of a pressing difficulty.

Healthy Drive-Thru With Farm Fresh Bowls

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Like a road trip on Route 66 on the Fourth of July, or a great pair of jeans, the drive-thru is a classic American institution. The delight of leaning through one’s car window and exchanging a handful of crumpled bills and cup-holder change for a bag of deep-fried deliciousness never gets old. Or does it?

Ryan Ratzlaff, Founder of Appendage & Bough in Woodlake

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Woodworking is a fundamentally natural art. More than painting or sculpture or music, there is something especially elemental and deeply reflective about the hewing of lumber, the flow of its grain and the truly tangible progression that is the process of coaxing wood from one form to another.

With Three Pita Kabobs, the Dada Family Makes Its Mark

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

If war ever has its benefits, they rarely can be seen except in retrospect. Only after the damage has been assessed, the rubble cleared, and the broken repaired can a war be judged to have been good for something,

Wicki Barszcz and Objex Sports

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

If necessity is the mother of invention, then frustration must be something like its close aunt. Wicki Barszcz, the founder of Objex Sports, might agree.

January 2015 - Cheers to New Beginnings

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Each empty square on a brand-new calendar represents a fresh day with limitless potential - and if you’re looking for inspiration to embrace new adventures, we’ve got you covered.

Stafford's Famous Chocolates in Porterville

Nov 21, 2014 ● By Brandi Barnett

Behind the counter at Stafford’s Famous Chocolates, the shop hums with the steady work of chocolate-making. You’ll find no conveyer belts or massive machines churning out truffles, though.

Rosalinda Verde and the Visalia Opera Company

Nov 21, 2014 ● By Brandi Barnett

It’s a fact of life that some people are simply a force of nature: powerful, inherently fascinating and immune to obstacles in their path. Rosalinda Verde, the young founder of the Visalia Opera Company, is every inch this kind of natural marvel.

Bennani's Italian Restaurant in Dinuba

Nov 21, 2014 ● By Brandi Barnett

Frank Bennani is a self-described picky eater and the biggest critic in his own kitchen. Everything, he stresses, must be perfect.

Something to Smile About at Vintage Cheese Company in Traver

Nov 21, 2014 ● By Brandi Barnett

“It starts in here, in our milk room.” Ryan Davis, owner of Vintage Cheese, steps into the chilled room housing a 5,000-gallon milk tank.
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