IN 1978, funding for a summer school theatre program in Tulare had just been cut, igniting several participating parents and teachers to discuss forming an independent theatre company. The idea of Encore Theatre Company became a reality in 1979, keeping theatre alive in Tulare.
VINYLS ARE definitely coming back in style. Did they ever go out of style? You can be the judge of that on Record Store Day, which will be Saturday, April 22.
JORDAN LONG PERHAPS isn’t what you’d expect an artist to be, but when have artists ever been predictable? A self-described car guy, Long owns and operates Interior Works, a business he started about six years ago.
THE BASEBALL FIELD. The smell of fresh dirt, manicured grass and tobacco. The excited murmur of the crowds, the hiss and fizz of new bottles of pop, and the trickle of perspiration on the forehead. Two teams. Two uniforms. Two sets of players.
IT SEEMS THERE'S a chemical to solve every problem in your home – but at what cost? Mother Nature has some pretty fantastic natural remedies for keeping your home and garden pest-free, without the risk that poisons pose to your children and pets.
THE BENEFITS OF BUYING an older home are certainly plentiful – established neighborhoods, mature trees, unique architecture. With a little legwork, you can help ensure that your quaint investment doesn’t end up being a money pit.
THE GATEWAY TO THE SIERRAS—an appropriate nickname for the small, humble town of Clovis, which features an array of extensive “gateways” that are particularly beautiful during spring in the central valley.
• Forty percent of the world’s raisins are grown within a few miles of Dinuba.
AMONG THE 300 SPECIES of iris, its purple bloom is unmistakable. In Greek mythology, Iris was the personification of the rainbow, and the three-petal fleur-de-lis has been synonymous with the former French monarchy since the 12th century.