Tag archives for Fresno
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.
My aunt, Helen Kaye, passed away peacefully from natural causes during the early morning hours of April 7, 2016, with her husband, Edward Kaye, and extended family at her side. This is the eulogy I gave at her funeral today.
The controversy over farmers having the right to sign contract with solar and wind power companies is now taking center stage in North Carolina.
In downtown Fresno, the economic and cultural center of the San Joaquin Valley is making a slow but steady comeback, with Mayor Ashley Swearengin taking the lead.
When it comes to corporate social responsibility, it is time to hold companies that manage elder care facilities accountable, even if we live in a society that celebrates youth and denigrates aging.