Central Valley · Education

California Student Aid Commission holds Central Valley High School Counselor Workshops on Student Financial Aid training

The California Student Aid Commission (Commission) and the California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators are hosting High School Counselor Workshops for high school counselors and educational advocates in Fresno, Tulare, Bakersfield, Stockton and Merced throughout September. These trainings are part of free state-wide workshops, which run from August through October, that provide information and… Continue reading California Student Aid Commission holds Central Valley High School Counselor Workshops on Student Financial Aid training

Central Valley · Education

Fresno area Allstate agents host school supply drive

Fresno-area Allstate agency owners are calling on residents to help students and teachers start the school year off right by donating much-needed school supplies to benefit Mathew J. Brletic Elementary School through September 7. The most needed items include black/blue pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, pencil cases, washable markers, erasers, crayons, highlighters, scissors, notebooks and folders.… Continue reading Fresno area Allstate agents host school supply drive

Central Valley · Entertainment · Fundraising · Sports

Bike Monkey Adds Music Festival To Popular Sierra Road Rally Race

Bike Monkey announces the Hammer Tunes and Tires Music and Cycling Festival with Banners headlining from Liverpool, UK. The Festival is open to the public and admission includes drink tickets and a full day of live music on the shores of Lake Millerton in the Sierra Foothills. The public is encouraged to come for the… Continue reading Bike Monkey Adds Music Festival To Popular Sierra Road Rally Race

California · Central Valley

Where to Eat and Play With Yosemite Closed?

With Yosemite National Park being closed from the south gate entrance on Highway 41 due to the Ferguson fire’s smoky conditions, visitors are asking what they can do instead. Visit Yosemite-Madera County encourages all visitors to stop in to the visitor center located at 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst to speak to volunteers and staff for suggestions or… Continue reading Where to Eat and Play With Yosemite Closed?

California · Central Valley · Family

Treat yourself to an endless summer of fun at Bass Lake in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

Bass Lake set in the Sierra Nevada foothills officially launched on May 1st with a media kick-off event to showcase the sparkling star lake, the tall sugar and ponderosa pines and one sequoia tree. An endless summer of activities and events were shared and the biggest star of Bass Lake is the bald eagles that… Continue reading Treat yourself to an endless summer of fun at Bass Lake in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

California · Central Valley

Robert Hall Winery Exploring the Diversity of Paso Robles

Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles, CA is leading a wine revolution. Founding winemaker, Don Brady, and the winemaking team are on a quest to discover more about this incredible wine region and what it can produce. Brady has been making award-winning Paso wines for over 20 years and is now releasing three wines that showcase… Continue reading Robert Hall Winery Exploring the Diversity of Paso Robles

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