THE CENTRAL VALLEY has long hungered for the lively presence of professional sports teams. Soccer has finally made its way into the spotlight with the Fresno Football Club, thanks to the dream and efforts of owner Ray Beshoff.
• Gold seekers passed through Porterville after gold was discovered in California in 1848, and some decided to stick around and establish farms because of the rich soil. It was incorporated in 1902 and is now home to about 56,000 people.
IT'S NOT A USUAL NAME for a pet adoption center, but then Miss Winkles is anything but usual. From its name to its staff and to the center itself, Miss Winkles is shattering stereotypes of the common animal shelter.
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.
The calendar says spring is here and we’re already longing for a great barbecue. And what better side to your barbecue than hearty Cowboy Beans? You can’t go wrong with these!
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.