Central Valley · Education

Clovis science teacher lands on ESPN with super dunk

Clovis North Educational Center students were in for a surprise at last week’s rally when Granite Ridge eighth-grade science teacher Jonathan Clark brought the crowd to its feet with a thundering dunk over a trusting student. The picture-perfect dunk even gained national exposure on ESPN’s SportsCenter. I even jumped over a student at the @CNECBroncos pep… Continue reading Clovis science teacher lands on ESPN with super dunk

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

Central Valley · Food

Visit Yosemite Madera County set to promote California’s culinary experiences during Restaurant Month 

Numerous businesses will celebrate Visit Yosemite Madera County’s Restaurant Month from January 1-31. Restaurant Month is an incredible opportunity to take advantage of some of most authentic culinary experiences in our destination, some not available any other time of the year,” said Therese Williams, public relations and sales manager of Visit Yosemite Madera County. “January is… Continue reading Visit Yosemite Madera County set to promote California’s culinary experiences during Restaurant Month 

Central Valley

Tree Fresno volunteers to plant 50 trees at Al Radka Park this Saturday

Tree Fresno volunteers are set to bring new life to Al Radka Park this Saturday. Volunteers will gather at 8 a.m. to plant 50 trees. Species include Chinese elm, deodar cedar, scarlet oak and southern live oak. Al Radka Park will receive 168 trees as part of Tree Fresno’s San Joaquin Green Colleges and Parks… Continue reading Tree Fresno volunteers to plant 50 trees at Al Radka Park this Saturday

Central Valley · Holidays

Madera Wine Trail hosts New Year Holiday Wine Tasting on Jan. 6

The Madera Wine Trail hosts several Wine Showcase Days throughout the year, featuring a special wine varietal to highlight for the day and offer for tasting. Saturday 6th January a special theme was selected to celebrate the holidays, tasting favorite New Year wines. Participating wineries have wine production information, education on the wines and winemakers available… Continue reading Madera Wine Trail hosts New Year Holiday Wine Tasting on Jan. 6

Business · Central Valley · Food

Saavedra’s Bakery Celebrates El Día de Reyes Magos with free Rosca and milk beverages

To celebrate and honor El Día de los Reyes Magos, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB) has teamed up with Saavedra’s Bakery in Fresno to keep alive the tradition of sharing a Rosca de Reyes with loved ones by giving out a free Rosca slice + Atole de Maseca drink. Known for the best Pan… Continue reading Saavedra’s Bakery Celebrates El Día de Reyes Magos with free Rosca and milk beverages

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?