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2nd Annual HOPE Sanger BBQ helps raise funds for community programs

By Cheryl Senn An increase in volunteers, and an increase in meals purchased, resulted in a larger amount raised, at the 2nd Annual HOPE Sanger BBQ. According to the barbecue chairs, Marc Antonio and Amanda Montelongo, more than $1,500 was ...

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Learning to lead at Fresno County 4-H Officer Training

By Cheryl Senn More than 100 Fresno County 4-H adults and youth attended the recent 4-H Leadership Training Day, held at Sutter Middle School, in Fowler. The training event consisted of three sessions. One session was devoted to Officer Training. ...

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Coffee with the Chiefs strengthens community connection

By Cheryl Senn In order to interact with the community, Sanger Fire Chief Greg Tarascou and Sanger Police Chief Silver Rodriguez held the inaugural Coffee with the Chiefs event, this past Friday, at Jitters Coffee House, in downtown Sanger. Chief ...

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Big Book Sale benefits Sanger Library readers

By Jesalyn Harper The Library Big Book sale was this weekend which helps local libraries in Fresno County, including the Sanger Library. It’s one of the largest fundraisers where volunteers from different library branches and Friends of the Library members, ...

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Sanger Library, more than a quiet reading place

By Jesalyn Harper The Sanger Library is no longer just a quiet place to check out books. For those of us who haven’t visited the library lately it now has copiers, computers with internet access and even Wi-Fi available for ...

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An unforgettable experience, at Morro Bay, for Unity Estates families

By Cheryl Senn More than 50 people, from Unity Estates, in Sanger, boarded the Awesome Tour bus to Morro Bay. The group of 50 people included 40 children, nine adults, and one senior citizen, according to Ali Valencia, Unity Estates ...

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Aaron Tippin performs in Sanger, during his 25th Anniversary celebration tour

By Cheryl Senn Aaron Tippin said, via a telephone interview, that he was “going to mix it up some” when asked what the song line up will be for Sunday’s concert at The Grove. Tippin, who is celebrating his 25th ...

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Inaugural Teen Pool Party, a cool way to connect community youth

By Cheryl Senn More than 40 Sanger teens participated in the inaugural Teen Pool Party hosted by the City of Sanger’s Parks & Recreation Department. Isaiah Lopez and his fellow Parks & Recreation interns planned and organized the pool party, ...

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Inclusive collaboration, the focus of the new Sanger Veteran’s Communication Committee

By Cheryl Senn Coordinating a Veteran’s Parade, in the City of Sanger, on Veteran’s Day, is the purpose of the new Sanger Veteran’s Parade Communication Committee. During the July 2, 2015 City Council meeting, agenda item K-6, Formation of a ...

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Local veteran, Dean Nicholson, reflects on Honor Flight trip

By Cheryl Senn Heartwarming and moving was how Dean Nicholson described his recent Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. Nicholson was one, of a group, of World War II veterans, who took the June 16th through June 18th Honor Flight. ...

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