California · Health

Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula recognized as 2018 March of Dimes Legislative Champion

Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D–Fresno) received the 2018 March of Dimes Legislative Champion Award on May 22 in a special presentation before more than 60 volunteers and staff at the annual March of Dimes day of advocacy and awareness. Volunteers came from across the state to Sacramento to educate legislators about the March of Dimes mission and… Continue reading Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula recognized as 2018 March of Dimes Legislative Champion

California · Central Valley · Travel

Giant Sequoia National Monument Billboards Point to Economic Value of Designation

Last month marked two important anniversaries for Giant Sequoia National Monument. First, April 15th signaled the 18th anniversary of the monument’s designation. Nine days later, April 24th struck the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s order for the Department of Interior to review over 20 years of national monument designations. The latter passed with a whisper of the threat still… Continue reading Giant Sequoia National Monument Billboards Point to Economic Value of Designation

California · Central Valley · Travel

Visit Yosemite Madera County is celebrating Tourism Month

Visit Yosemite Madera County is celebrating Tourism Month with businesses in Madera County. Tourists are pivotal to the economic success of Madera County and to celebrate this special month, businesses want to say thank you by offering a special for locals and tourists. May 7th Visit Yosemite Madera County will release an economic report highlighting the impact… Continue reading Visit Yosemite Madera County is celebrating Tourism Month

California · Central Valley · Entertainment · Family

Raffi heads to the Central Valley this weekend

​ Raffi, North America’s preeminent family entertainer, turns 70 this year, and he is marking the occasion with a new album and a series of #belugagrads concerts. It’s been 40 years since the release of Singable Songs for the Very Young, and he wants to celebrate with his U.S. fans. His spring tour includes stops in Fresno… Continue reading Raffi heads to the Central Valley this weekend

California · Central Valley · Family

Visit Yosemite Madera County encourages Americans to take their vacation

As part of National Plan for Vacation on January 30, Visit Yosemite Madera County is encouraging Americans to take their vacation. Every year more than half of Americans (54%) fail to use all their time off, creating a stock pile of 662 million unused vacation days. The most effective remedy for American workers who want to use more… Continue reading Visit Yosemite Madera County encourages Americans to take their vacation

Business · California · Central Valley · Technology

How does Fresno only have one Apple Store?

Fresno residents are usually pretty good about letting everyone know what they want, whether it’s IKEA or Nordstrom’s or more Dutch Bros. locations or Southwest Airlines. (I would probably put Southwest in the “Need” category, but that’s another post for another time.) For some reason, though, we’re all content with just one Apple Store for… Continue reading How does Fresno only have one Apple Store?

California · Central Valley · Holidays

Enjoy the Central Coast Wine experience without the Thanksgiving travel

Experience the best of California’s Central Coast without the headache and hassle of holiday travel. Here are a few pairing suggestions to get you started: For appetizers like fresh fruit and vegetables or cold, fresh seafood, pair with Tangent Albariño for a wine that’s easily drinkable with bright, crisp acidity. When it’s time for the main event,… Continue reading Enjoy the Central Coast Wine experience without the Thanksgiving travel