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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Forestiere’s Underground Gardens

By Sal Maccarone — It is accepted knowledge that most artists function primarily from the right side of the brain. This means that sometimes they will approach a problem or challenge in ways that most people do not understand. Under a “right-brain” spell for pretty much my whole life, I know what it is like to leave others scratching their ...

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The History Mystery #76

The Sierra Mono Museum has this photo of what appears to be a specialized trailer or boat. Can anyone tell us the function of this and the era when used? Are there other people in the area that have one or have seen one? Thank you, Christina McDonald Sierra Mono Museum Follow-up to The History Mystery #75 — Minarets the ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Hearst Castle

By Sal Maccarone — I am writing a series of articles exclusively for Sierra News Online on the subject of art — a very broad subject I will tailor specifically to enlighten our mountain area readers. Chronicling places with a fairly close proximity to us, the focus will be why they’re important, as well as on specific artists and their ...

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Camping with Sally in Yosemite Valley

My dog Sally is now a BARK Ranger and we want to share what we learned when we headed to Yosemite Valley to do some camping, checking out the dogwood blooms and exploring the trails where dogs are allowed. Where: Yosemite National Park Difficulty: Easy Elevation Range: 3,888 to 4,129′ Date: May 13 – 15, 2019 Maps: El Capitan Dog ...

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The Adventures Of Orangie – Chapter 9: Initials And Imprisonment

Written by David Novell – Orangie was really excited to get to go over to Bobby G.’s house after school. He’d gotten to go once before, and Orangie and Bobby always had fun playing, plus Bobby’s father was a doctor and they had an amazing house, with wall-to-wall carpeting, fancy draperies on the windows, a living room that no one ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Cutie Chris Croissant

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a sweet little pup who could use a good home. Chris Croissant is an adorable Jack Russell Terrier and Basset Hound mix who’s about six months old. He’s the last of his litter and was found in front of a bakery in Fresno after being ...

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Lisa’s Lisa: 3 Healthy Ways To Eat Well And Slim Down

The rule of three is a principle that suggests a threesome of something is better than the sum of other numbers. Whether it’s three meals and three snacks for a balanced diet, the suggestion to eat every three hours or to include at least three food groups with every good meal, the rule of three is prevalent when it comes ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Mission Style

By Sal Maccarone — Within the realms of art and architecture the word style can refer either to the values followed while considering what will be created, or to the physical techniques employed during the actual process. In order to begin a study of the Mission style, one needs to go all the way back to 18th century Spain. At ...

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The Adventures Of Orangie – Chapter 8: Alice, Maria & Charles

Written by David Novell – All the 3rd grade kids knew that Alice smelled bad. Everyone would always jockey for position in line to avoid having to stand near her. Until one day Bobby G. stood up for her – right to Orangie’s face – and said (so that Alice and the other kids nearby could hear), “I’m not afraid ...

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