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Man on the Street: Why do you rodeo?

Reporting and Photography by Lauren Mueller The rodeo was electric on finals day, Sunday, April 24. I went out to the rodeo to watch the...

How Clovis Are You?

Reporting by Diana Giraldo Photography by Lauren Mueller Big Hat Days, among other Clovis traditions, draw families from far and wide to Old Town. While...

Car community gathers to give

By Paul Hinkle One of our favorite car shows of the year takes place in Clovis. For the 10th year, Clovis First Assembly of God...

Hardcore Henry: 1st Person Mayhem

Eight Sharlto Copley clones out of 10 “Hardcore Henry” is an experiment as much as it is a film. Plenty of flicks have used the...

All Valley Truck Show

  By Paul Hinkle The All Valley Truck Show was held March 12 at the Triangle restaurant at First and Barstow in Fresno. For those of...

Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice – It’s definitely not Marvel

Seven scowling Ben Affleck’s out of 10 I’m sure some of you might have heard negative things about Dawn of Justice, and ultimately none of...

In-depth Q&A between Clovis Roundup editor Valerie Shelton and aspiring actor Lance Frantzich

  Q: Lance, It all sounds so exciting. Just think we were both just mere villagers in Clovis East's Beauty and the Beast production and now...

Rodeo Roundup: What is your favorite part of rodeo?

Reporting and Photography by Lauren Mueller The Clovis rodeo season has officially started. On March 4-6, the Clovis Rodeo Grounds welcomed trailers of livestock and...

10 Cloverfield Lane: Stress and Claustrophobia – If you’re fixing to be tense for...

Eight cramped air ducts out of 10 10 Cloverfield Lane actually began its life as an ultra low budget spec script called The Cellar, meant...

FresCon: Fresno State’s Comic Convention

Reporting and Photography by Diana Giraldo On the weekend of March 12, Fresno State hosted its annual FresCon comic convention. People from throughout the Fresno...

EPA crackdown on race cars

  By Paul Hinkle You need to ask the question, will the Environmental Protection Agency proposal hinder your plans to turn your daily driver into a...

Good news for car builders

  By Paul Hinkle   This past year 2015, turned out to be a good year for car builders. The U.S. Congress passed a bill that would...

The Revenant: A Revenge Tale – Gorgeous nature and brutal violence

TEN PATCHY HAIRED TOM HARDYS OUT OF 10 Earning Leonardo DiCaprio best actor, and Alejandro G. Inarritu best director at the Academy Awards, The Revenant...

The Hateful Eight: A Murder Mystery – If you like Quentin Tarantino flicks you’ll...

Nine bloody Samuel L. Jacksons out of 10. Like all Tarantino flicks, the plot of The Hateful Eight serves as a vehicle for him to...

Rio Grill: Brazilian food at its best

Photo courtresy of Yelp   By Amy Guerra “Spicy chicken?” It was our lunch hour, and the gaucho that stood tableside ready to carve the offered in...

Deadpool: R-Rated Superheroics Crass humor, gratuitous violence, and fourth wall breaks

Eight creepy little baby hands out of 10. I’d like to preface this review by saying to any Deadpool comic fans that this film is...

Tickets on sale for Clovis High’s Music Lovers Dessert Concert

Tradition continues to reign at Clovis High as the Choral Department celebrates its 10th anniversary of the Music Lovers Dessert Concert on Saturday, Feb....

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