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The Sweet Aroma of Revitalization in Downtown Porterville

Sep 23, 2016 ● By Jordan Venema

The beginning of Porterville’s Stafford’s Chocolate has all the trappings of a great story, mixed, of course, with a little nougat and caramel.

Building Your Public Speaking Confidence with Toastmasters

Sep 23, 2016 ● By Jordan Venema

For many people, there’s nothing much higher on their list of things-I’d-rather-not-do than giving a public speech. Yet that’s exactly what hundreds of Central Valley residents are doing...

Debbie Winsett Brings Books to Visalia with Usborne Books

Aug 26, 2016 ● By Jordan Venema

It’s almost hard to believe, but this September marks a notorious fifth anniversary in Visalia: the fifth year that major book retailer Borders finally closed its doors.

Jessica Elrod’s Cavelle Kids in Clovis

Aug 26, 2016 ● By Kimberly Horg

Keeping only one outfit on during the day was a task for Jessica Elrod as a child – her outfits changed with her mind and piles of clothes quickly grew, much to her mom’s dismay.

DIY: Hanging Planter Shelf

Aug 26, 2016 ● By Monica Fatica

Create a wood floating shelf and use as a plant display or a side table. We left the natural wood but you can stain it to bring out the grain for a more rustic style.

Student Growth at Sundale Ag Center and Trading Post

Aug 20, 2016 ● By Jordan Venema

Let’s be real. Very few of us, having finished school, would willingly go back. Then again, most schools don’t have programs like Sundale Union Elementary’s Ag Science...

DIY: Marbled Trinket Bowl

Jul 26, 2016 ● By Monica Fatica

Create a stylish trinket bowl using colored baking clay and a few other household items.

Gibson Farm Market in Fresno

Jul 26, 2016 ● By Kimberly Horg

More than 35 years ago, the Fresno State University Farmers Market sold extra sweet corn and fresh fruit from the school’s farm laboratory at a fruit stand...

Local Boutique with a Twist at the Foundry in Clovis

Jun 24, 2016 ● By Jordan Venema

Traditionally, a foundry is a workshop for casting metal, and just saying the word can conjure soot-smothered faces leaning over glowing furnaces while sparks fly past.

Traveling With Toddlers

Jun 24, 2016 ● By Kimberly Boney

Mastering the art of traveling with a toddler is no easy feat. But it is possible to maximize the fun and minimize the meltdowns with the right preparations.
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    During our Hula classes, we respect the traditions of Hula and do our best to research the langua...


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