September 2020

Kudos: 32nd Kaweah Delta Golf Classic

Text by Cheryl Levitan Staging a successful fundraiser is not an easy task in the best of times. But during a pandemic, when local businesses, medical systems and even the ability to easily meet and...

Gardening: Pomegranates – Pleasing the Palate and the Eyes

Text by Thea Fiskin, UCCE Master Gardener Pomegranates are an exotic fruit that date back to ancient times. In Persia, they were used as a carpet dye and in India, they were regarded as a...

Business Profile: Retirement Living Transitions – Are you making good on the promises you...

When you look at today’s current landscape, no one could ever have predicted that COVID-19 would infiltrate our nation as it did several months ago. It is understandable that retirement-living consumers have been paralyzed...

Community: ‘Roadside Dining’ In Downtown Visalia

Text by Steve Nelson, Executive Director, Downtown Visalians WWhen handed lemons, the old saying suggests, “Make lemonade.” Making lemonade out of lemons is exactly what Downtown Visalia (DTV) has done for its restaurants and the...

TECH: HOMESCHOOLING REASSURANCE AND RESOURCES

Text by C. Scott Wyatt H omeschooling families choose to educate their children outside public and private schools for deeply personal reasons. Families should not feel guilty for making the homeschool choice, even as we’re being...

Reflections of Visalia: A Man to Match His Mountain

Text and photos submitted by Terry L. Ommen T hroughout history, there have been those who have accomplished many important things, clearly living beyond the ordinary. Whether they discovered a life-saving vaccine, developed a revolutionary new...