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5 Free Fresno-area Firework Shows to Celebrate the 4th

4th of July is a great time to spend with family, friends, and the grill. It's also a great time to enjoy firework shows. We've compiled some local-area places that are fun, and free!

2016 Fresno-Area Summer Camps Guide

Summer is in full motion, and it's important to make sure that not only the kiddos are happy, but entertained as well. We've compiled a list of local Summer Camps that are sure to intrigue.

Meet the San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation Trust's River Camp Staff

The San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation Trust has some amazing summer programs this year, and the staff is ready to go!

In the Summer 2015 Issue

A collection of articles from the Summer 2015 Issue of Central California Life Magazine.

Culinary Artist: Chef Paul Pearson

The best fried chicken in Fresno — as well as other comfort food standbys like meatloaf, greens and macaroni and cheese — is served out of a small soul food restaurant in Chinatown.

Chef Paul's Fried Chicken Salad

A recipe, courtesy of Chef Paul Pearson, Savor, Summer 2015.


Criminal defense attorney Amy Guerra, along with her husband and a colleague found themselves at Campagnia during lunchtime on one hot summer day. She shares the experience.

Steven Church’s Ultrasonic

Author Steven Church’s collection circles around several of his life experiences — the death of his brother, the drowning of a friend, the shoulder injury that required attention, and more.

John Rupe: Preserving history through art

Fresno artist John Rupe's intricate model work of downtown Fresno landmarks propels us into exciting new territory to both remember and physically preserve where we came from.

A truly great town in which to be a runner

Fresno’s dynamic, growing running scene.