Tag archives for Fresno
Kings Canyon National Park is one of the great joys of living in the San Joaquin Valley.
The Sierra Foothill Conservancy schedules hikes that make one feel lucky to live in the San Joaquin Valley. We recently hiked through the McKenzie Reserve, and savored its spectacular landscape.
Despite the perception that refugees create an economic burden, the overwhelming data suggests that they are actually a net positive for the communities where they settle.
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.