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In my dream world, I am walking along the San Joaquin River near Highway 99 and come upon an encrusted ancient bottle carefully screw-capped.
Sports fans know me for my "Ickey Shuffle" touchdown dance, but those closest to me know what truly defines me: an unyielding devotion to family, football and my home state of California. They also know that I never stand down in the face of adv
Stonewalling by the CSU Fresno Presidential Search Committee in denying the community the opportunity to meet and question the finalists damages the community, disturbs the university faculty and hinders the future president. Prior to 2011, campus visits
For as long as I can remember, my mother would tell me a bedtime story about a baby girl born in Greece whose mother gave her to her new mommy and daddy, who took her to America.
Mother's Day is a time to show your mom you care and how much you appreciate her. My mom, Lucia Hsiao Lee Liao, is and always will be my inspiration, my encouragement, my angel. Although Mom is not here with us on Earth, she is present with me every
I come from a long line of close mother-daughter relationships. My mom, Teena, was especially close to her mother and lived at home until her mid-20js, when she married my father.
The need to produce and deliver safe and nutritious food is a fundamental human concern. With the world's population expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050, experts say that we will have to produce more food in the next 40 years than we have in th
On Sunday morning, as he did on a regular basis for more than five years, 82-year-old Piara Singh finished his daily service at the local Gurdwara (Sikh house of worship) and embarked on his way home.
By Carol Lambourne
Letters to the editor have criticized the early releases of inmates from the Fresno County Jail because of a federal consent decree. The chief of police, probably the most listened-to person in Fresno, has said these "early releases" have put vi
Art -- whether a painting, a drawing, a poem, a musical composition or a choreographed dance -- is, in essence, an expression from somewhere deep within the heart ... or maybe the soul. It is a gift from the soul of someone who has taken time to stop, to
By David Ahlem
California is esteemed for many things, but few are as iconic as our "Happy Cows." Few are as treasured as the "grown and produced in California" labels that proudly represent the family farms that helped shape our state's cultural and economic foundations.
"Come on. You can do it. Just six more blocks to the finish line," the lady in the blue race jacket hollered in my good ear. I wish I had been standing beside Sylvia, my wife, on the other side of this cheering magpie. At least blue-lady's
New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian summed up his frustration and fear about a worldwide lack of education on the Armenian Genocide this way: "The last stage in any genocide is denial, and it's the first stage of the next one.
Imagine if California crops could feed millions more. Think of the possibilities if every Valley student had high-speed Internet at home. Consider the economic opportunities if every town center had affordable broadband access for businesses.