CCSPCA: Captain is a 2-year-old, male, white and black, Domestic Medium Hair. Captain sure is the perfect gentleman. He's sweet, affectionate, and always happy to be petted and loved. This handsome boy is also very playful, and still acts like a kitten at times! He’s excited to one day find his forever family! Captain will be available for immediate adoption on Sunday, May 1 at the CCSPCA Adoption Center. Animal Center hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (6 p.m. on Wednesdays). The CCSPCA is located at 103 S. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA 93706. For questions, please call 559-233-7722, ext. 119 or email Adoptions@CCSPCA.COM
Drive-thru coffee house Dutch Bros. will open its newest location Monday, April 25, on West Shaw Ave. It will celebrate by selling $1 16-ounce drinks all day and donating the money to Valley Children’s Hospital.
Dear Amy: I’ve been dealing with epilepsy and its unknown causes for more than 20 years. Several tests by my neurologist mark me as a good candidate for surgery. I’m currently planning surgery to possibly prevent future seizures. I know this is very difficult for my husband and teenage daughter to have to live with and accept. I try to be as positive as I can so as not to bring others down.
Farmers markets have become a hotbed for buying locally grown produce. And in the central San Joaquin Valley where more than 300 different fruits and vegetables are grown, farmers markets provide consumers a one-of-a-kind opportunity. But how do you get the most out of the region’s farmers markets?
Dear Amy: I was terribly shy and lonely as a kid. Somewhere in my teens I decided to break out of it. I became a performer, have two degrees and have taught at universities around the world. I raised three wonderful and successful children with my wife of three decades.
Vera Bradley has created a Fresno State pattern with the bulldog logo that will appear on duffel bags, handbags and other items. The line is only available at Top Drawer stores in River Park and Fig Garden Village.
Dear Amy: I am a woman in my late 60s who has had a friend for more than 40 years. Many years ago I was in a powerful position with an organization and encouraged her to apply for a job with the company. She worked for several years in various administrative roles (never reporting directly to me) and was a very good employee, as well as a good friend.
Responding to widespread campus protests against the Vietnam War, Gov. Ronald Reagan of California offered an easy solution. “If it takes a bloodbath” to end it, he suggested on April 8, 1970, “let’s get it over with, no more appeasement.”