Lenny Mendonca was tapped by Gov. Newsom to be the state’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor, so when he talks about the state’s economic health he has great insight. He also happens to be an expert economists who has written several books on the topic. Read more about his resume here. Paul Swearengin and Craig … Continue reading Let’s Talk California’s Economic Health with Lenny Mendonca
Leah Whitworth, LMFT is leading a mental health program at Fresno’s Kaiser Permanente that is helping hundreds of people, including our co-host Craig Scharton. Paul and Craig delve into how DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) works and how it can help a wide variety of people in our community. Leah has years of experience and is … Continue reading Craig and Paul Talk Mental Health
How do we know we are electing the right candidate for the strong mayor position of Fresno? Maybe if there was a job description we could make a more informed choice. Paul and Craig talk about what they see it takes for someone to be prepared well for the job. Also, what in the heck … Continue reading Mayoral Job Description/Slatic: Paul and Craig Talk What The Job Takes & FUSD’s Most Notorious Board Member
There’s a more vibrant manufacturing segment of our economy in Central California and in the state at large than you may know. Listen in as Craig Scharton talks about his work in helping manufacturers to be successful and explains just what constitutes a “manufacturer.” Also, Paul Swearengin joins in as the guys discuss ways to … Continue reading Let’s Talk Manufacturing. A Craig and Paul Hodgepodge of Topics
Paul Swearengin and Craig Scharton talk California Food Expo with Amy Fuentes, the Director of the event. This is one of the best events in Fresno, fueling our local food producers, drink creators and bottlers and even local restaurants to make connections with worldwide buyers (including prisons!) And it’s a FUN event for the public … Continue reading Let’s Talk Food! The California Food Expo is Coming.
With Bitwise making new the past couple weeks (read about that here) we thought we’d bring back one of our favorite shows. The #003 Two Guys Talkin’ Fresno Show ever as Craig and Paul talk to one of the leaders of Bitwise. Irma has an amazing story and Bitwise an amazing mission. Don’t miss this talk, brought … Continue reading A revisit with Irma L. Olguin, Jr. of Bitwise
Fresno is well-known to be a rich center for the arts in the state of California, but did you know the poetry and spoken word scene is part of our wealth of resources? Paul Swearengin and Craig Scharton talk to former Fresno Poet Laureate Bryan Medina and spoken word artist Kyland Hall about the history … Continue reading Paul and Craig Talk Fresno’s Poetry Scene
For anyone who has wondered why Christians act as they do, Paul Swearengin has written a book imagining what God’s view might be of the religious right, were he on earth today. Craig Scharton asks Paul questions about the book and what inspired him to write Joseph Comes to Town: When The Religious Right Becomes Religiously … Continue reading Craig Interviews Special Guest – Paul Swearengin, Author!
“The Liberal Media is Out To Get Us!!!” It’s a normal sentiment we hear non-stop on social media, conservative talk media and from local elected officials. We talk to Tim Ritchey about the role of the local newspaper. Is the Fresno Bee dying? Or just transitioning in a new media landscape? Is the Bee out … Continue reading We Talk Media and Fresno Bee with Publisher Tim Ritchey
Paul and Craig talk to Phil Skei about his vision for revitalizing neighborhoods in Fresno. What does it take to get a neighborhood to take on its own revitalization? How do we know when a neighborhood is “revitalized?” Phil also shares about the Vision22 Project – aimed at informing Fresno’s churches of what to positively … Continue reading Two Guys Talk Neighborhood Revitalization with Phil Skei