Thirty years apart, Stacy Batrich-Smith and her daughter, Cassidy Smith, both participated in Fresno State’s Peach Blossom Festival. They aren’t unique in that.
(Stone) Soup for Thought
How one organization is inspiring positive change in a local neighborhood
by Esra Hashem
An 8-year-old boy carrying a loaded gun approached Kathy Garabed, looking for help after receiving instructions from a local gang to carry out its next hit.
It was not the first time Garabed, a refugee resettlement worker, Read "(Stone) Soup for Thought" […]
Justin Garza started his battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2011. Now 40 years old and married with two young children, Garza is fighting as hard as ever, having twice come out of remission. He’s fighting for his young family — wife Regina, 4-year-old son Joaquin and 11-month-old daughter Elena...
Navy veteran Ed Bates can’t help but break into a grin when he chats about his late wife Freda, a former Marine. The two met in 1945 in Washington, D.C., as World War II neared its end. During their marriage of 57-plus years...
Moving and grooving with the Senior Dog Squad
Herren returns to Fresno, reflects message of hope