On Thursday, March 21, Fresno City Council discussed and voted on STOP (Safe Transfer of Objects to Pedestrians), a proposed ordinance by Council President Steve Brandau to fine drivers who give donations to panhandlers at intersections. Brandau stated his ordinance, co-sponsored by Councilmembers Luis Chavez and Paul Caprioglio, was an issue of public and traffic safety for both pedestrians and… View Post
Disclaimer: This review will be spoiler free. “Higher, further, faster, baby.” On March 8, which also happened to be International Women’s Day, the highly anticipated movie “Captain Marvel” was released in theaters. The movie was met with many positive reviews – as well as harsh “criticism” from trolls on social media and Rotten Tomatoes. When I first watched the trailer,… View Post
On March 8, 2019, The kNOw Youth Media reporters Patrick Antunez and Raymart Catacutan attended the “#MeToo Monologues” at Fresno’s annual Rogue Festival. The Rogue Festival’s goal is to give local performers a platform to honor those who speak their truth and create a forward thinking culture. For the last 13 years they have done this by featuring acts ranging… View Post
Last Sunday, Fresno celebrated their 22nd annual Tower District Mardi Gras parade in style. It was a day to be remembered with laughs, extravagant floats, unique characters, good food, good music, a neck full of beads and, of course, Kopi Sotiropulos’ wonderful smile.
My name is José Rubén Diaz Junior and I’m an illustrator for the kNOw Youth Media in Fresno, CA. I’ve been illustrating for practically all of my life and I have to give credit to Art Attack, a show I remember watching as a kid, for inspiring me. On the show they would demonstrate little crafts you could do at… View Post