November2020

November Happenings • 2020

4th annual Sequoia High School Student Art Exhibit When: Runs through Nov. 20 Where: virtual/online featuring work from more than 140 students Sponsor: Arts Visalia Visual Art Center, 214 E. Oak Ave., Visalia Contact: artsvisalia.org, (559) 739-0905   Arts Visalia Annual Holiday Show &...

Reflections of Visalia: An Outlaw, Reformer and His Mystery Movie

Text and photos submitted by Terry L. Ommen I t was hard to believe that Edward Morrell, the man who was nearly killed by lawmen in Visalia, was coming back to town. After all, he didn’t...

Wine: Napa Valley Burning

Text by Robert Whitely T he Napa Valley is on fire. The worldwide symbol of fine wine in America has been burning for more than a week. The so-called Glass Fire is the second wave of...

Gardening: Lavenders For Drought Tolerant Gardens

Text by Pam Geisel and Michelle Strange, Master Gardener Advisors Emeritus Lavender is a delightful and useful garden plant. It can be used as a drought-tolerant low hedge, specimen plant, cut flower and an herb...

NEWS ON WRITING, BOOKS + THE WORLD OF PUBLISHING

Text by Diane Slocum For many families, the holidays will look different this year. All those who have lost loved ones, those who have lost their homes and those who just are not going to...

Visalia Chamber of Commerce • November 2020

Throughout COVID-19, the Visalia Chamber of Commerce has utilized multiple platforms to assist and share with businesses the most up-to-date information. The chamber’s Coffee with the CEO started off as an opportunity for members to...

Tulare Chamber of Commerce • November 2020

In the age of COVID-19, there have been countless changes. However, much of life has stayed the same at a foundational level; it just has a new look. Constituents need to be informed regarding their...

Tech: Free Streaming Video Services Continue to Improve

Text by C. Scott Wyatt Free streaming video services are finally worth watching. Television and movie streaming services once offered content that nobody would pay to watch. Classic television series and films like the low-budget productions...

Financial ‘Go Bag’ • November 2020

Text by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz   B etween the pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires and floods, these days, you need to be as ready as possible for the unexpected. Being 100 percent prepared for every potential type of catastrophe is...