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There are some terrific things to do around town, we'll share some of them here and remember you can add events to our calendar.

Tales of Christmas Tree Lane

Dec 11, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

With each passing year, fewer people remember that the Lane started off not as a celebration but as a memorial. Five Fresno families with ties to the Lane share their stories with us.

Interview with Local Artist and Musician Glen Delpit

Nov 27, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

His band is celebrating their 30th year of making music together this Sunday at Fulton 55. A brief look back to how it started, how its changed and some fond memories of the Wild Blue.

Glen Delpit and the Subterraneans 30th Anniversary Bash at Fulton 55

Nov 27, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

An interview with Glen this past week regarding the bands 30th anniversary show this Sunday at Fulton 55, his bands longevity, as well as some memories of playing at the Wild Blue Yonder.

In Memory of Chef Willem P. Bezemer

Sep 26, 2017 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

In his memory- we are reposting a story we printed in 2014. 60 years ago, Chef Bezemer was a 14-year-old boy in the Netherlands about to embark on an apprenticeship that led to his career.

Blufin Sushi and Izakya: Expanding the Sushi Culture in Fresno

Sep 20, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

Chef Jimmy Gunara has been slicing, rolling and creating delectable sushi, sashimi and serving up a variety of Japanese specialty dishes in Fresno for over fifteen years.

New Coffee Bistro Opens In the Tower District

Sep 19, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

Hi-Top Coffee, located at 1306 N. Wishon Avenue in the Tower District, will feature specialty coffee, artisan teas, gourmet toasts, and doughnuts in a bright, welcoming atmosphere.

A Family Affair: National Spelling Bee Champ Begins a New School Year

Sep 06, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

Ananya Vinay's path to the national spelling bee title was one of dedication and determination. It was also paved by the love shared between a daughter and her parents.This is their story.

Strolling About Grandpa's Barn, Oakhurst Ca.

Aug 11, 2017 ● By Richard Melella

As you wander from room to room, looking under this and that, you keep thinking to yourself, “There’s a treasure hiding somewhere in here!”

Play Fresno Creates a Video Highlighting What Makes Fresno Great

May 19, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Recently, Play Fresno created a video highlighting the beauty of Fresno County.

#IMOMSOHARD Talks Parenting, Wine & Their Summer Comedy Tour

May 15, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are a comedy powerhouse duo that have taken the hilarity of motherhood into their own hands. They will be touring the US in a new comedy show this summer.
  • Hawaiian Hula (dance) classes

    02:00PM — 07:30PM

    During our Hula classes, we respect the traditions of Hula and do our best to research the langua...


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Karen Maroot