Tag archives for Fresno
The Promise is finally showing in American theaters. Please see this film, as it tells the important yet still under-reported story of the Armenian Genocide.
With all the fuss over the high speed rail here in California, and whether or not it could transform the San Joaquin Valley or become a massive boondoggle, taking Amtrak now in Fresno is hardly the worst thing in the world.
With a new presidential administration keen on eliminating reforms that attempt to stall the financial industry's excesses, watch for new economic risks to emerge in the next few years -- including America's mounting student debt.
It has been over four years since I last updated the world about my Marshmallow Peeps experiment. 1,921 days later, the Peeps are still sprightly and are ready to be consumed (maybe).
The drive from anywhere in the San Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park is sublime. Farms give way to hills, which eventually transition into the spectacular Sierra Nevadas.
One of the best diversions from the San Joaquin Valley is the area around Millerton Lake, where the eponymous river has diverted by Friant Dam.
Recent tours of Fulton Mall in downtown Fresno during various times of day show a mess and local businesses suffering.
There are some great things about social media, and of course, Facebook . . . then there are the annoying types that make FB insufferable.
Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health care, food and housing can help boost length of life for even the poorest citizens.
The Armenian Cultural Conservancy, a non-profit here in Fresno, seeks to preserve much of this city's impressive history, and is trying to establish such a museum in one of the most important epicenters of the Armenian Diaspora.
Young, old, retired, students, almost all of them yesterday came to the Armenian Genocide Memorial at Fresno State to pay their respects, listen to music and lay flowers in the middle of the monument on campus.
Rather than focus on the wisdom and perspective that our older population offers, most of us pour our energy into fighting age rather than accepting it -- and this holds true in the corporate responsibility world.