Cats to Take Over the Wyndam Hotel, August 5 & 6

In the San Joaquin Valley, kids grow up showing livestock. Some adults continue on exhibiting cattle, dairy cows and horses. But, showing cats? Is that a thing? Yes, and The International Cat Association (TICA) Southwest Regional Awards Show will take place August 5-6 at the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia. The show will be open to […]

National Parks Celebrate Dark Skies July 21-23

When astronaut Don Thomas misses the crystal-clear, starry sky he saw in space, he comes to Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks to remember how it looks. A mission specialist, Thomas spent 44 days circling the Earth as part of the crew for four different Space Shuttle missions. Thomas orbited the planet nearly 700 times, traveling more […]

Seven Performances of “Hello, Dolly!” To Be Held

By her own admission, Dolly Levi is a meddler. The principal character in the classic musical “Hello, Dolly!” is a schemer, a matchmaker, an entrepreneur and a woman who loves life. This month, the Theatre Company is preparing to perform “Hello, Dolly!” – its 20th summer production since the founding of the program. “The timing […]

Local Family Celebrates 50 Years with A&W Restaurants

Correction: It has been brought to our attention that Karen Cary had indeed been employed prior to the couple purchasing their first franchise, and the article now reflects that fact. While A&W’s corporate headquarters prepares for its 100th Anniversary in 2019, some locals are celebrating the milestone of owning a franchise for 50 of those years. In 1967, […]