Carmen George

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Fresno's airport barber cut John Lennon's hair. Imagine.

He cut the hair of John Lennon, his favorite celebrity. Now Nick Palomares, a fixture at Fresno Yosemite International Airport, celebrates a 45-year career barbering at the airport. He reminisces about cutting Lennon’s hair when he barbered in San Francisco. His airport shop is full of memorabilia.

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He’s the only stagecoach driver/park ranger in the National Park Service

The way Yosemite's Burrel “Buckshot” Rambo Maier tells it, he's living the good life. He's made visitors happy driving them around Yosemite as the the only stagecoach driver/park ranger in the National Park Service.
Erica Paul Zamora The Fresno Bee
He’s the only stagecoach driver/park ranger in the National Park Service 1:25

He’s the only stagecoach driver/park ranger in the National Park Service

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18-year-old Carson Petersen gets a family after a long journey through foster care

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Listen to the work of Hank Oliver, Choinumni tribal leader, 1926-2017

Fresno's Richard Martinez III is very accomplished - and now he's going to Harvard 2:04

Fresno's Richard Martinez III is very accomplished - and now he's going to Harvard