Category Archives: Local Guests

Two Guys Talk of Fresno’s Visual Arts Community



Paul Swearengin and Craig Scharton talk with two local visual artists (painting and sculpture) who have been successful beyond our region. Robert Ogata and Mark Rodriguez talk about what it’s like to be an artist in Fresno and beyond, the beginning of ArtHop in 1995, the local arts scene, and downtown revitalization. feature photo courtesy … Continue reading Two Guys Talk of Fresno’s Visual Arts Community


Talking Fresno History with Former Mayor Dan Whitehurst



Paul and Craig are talking about the history of Fresno government and what the job of mayor of Fresno entails in this discussion with former Fresno Mayor Dan Whitehurst. Prop 13 Urban Growth Management Strong Mayor Charter Amendment (link to charter) San Joaquin Memorial St. Mary’s College AAA Board Fresno Sues Over DBCP in City … Continue reading Talking Fresno History with Former Mayor Dan Whitehurst


Two Guys Talk Air Quality with Mark Grossi



Mark Grossi was the Environmental Reporter for the Fresno Bee. He covered air and water issues, along with ag and development stories. He’s a big fan of our Sierra Nevada mountains, too. You can follow him on Twitter at @markgrossi to see great images of our mountains and for information about our air quality. We … Continue reading Two Guys Talk Air Quality with Mark Grossi


Conversation With Mayoral Candidate Andrew Janz



ANDREW JANZ The Two Guys Talkin” Fresno podcast interviewed mayoral candidate Andrew Janz. Paul and Craig stray from the lighthearted banter to ask some tough questions in this interview. Chances are that if you already support Andrew, you’ll think we were too tough. If you oppose him, you’ll think we went to easy on him.  … Continue reading Conversation With Mayoral Candidate Andrew Janz


Conversation With Mayoral Candidate Jerry Dyer



Jerry Dyer Podcast The Two Guys Talkin” Fresno podcast interviewed mayoral candidate Jerry Dyer. Paul and Craig stray from the lighthearted banter to ask some tough questions in this interview. Chances are that if you already support Jerry you’ll think we were too tough. If you oppose him, you’ll think we went to easy on … Continue reading Conversation With Mayoral Candidate Jerry Dyer


Craig & Paul Talk California Economy at Fresno’s California Economic Summit



The Two Guys had their first live podcast at part of the California Economic Summit. More specifically, they were at Tioga Sequoia Brewery as part of the evening festivities. As part of the California Economic Summit, which was held in Fresno for the first time, our community put together a list of recommendations to present to … Continue reading Craig & Paul Talk California Economy at Fresno’s California Economic Summit


Democracy in Action: P&C Talk Voting with Fresno County Leaders Brandi Orth and Susan Anderson



Are you a fan of democracy?  Paul and Craig are HUGE fans of democracy. That’s why they invited current and former County Clerks Brandi Orth and Susan Anderson on to the Two Guys Talkin’ Fresno podcast. There are big changes coming. Listen in to find out what they are, how the changes affect how you … Continue reading Democracy in Action: P&C Talk Voting with Fresno County Leaders Brandi Orth and Susan Anderson


Creativity in Fresno; We Talk with Bryan Harvey and Roque Rodriguez



Bryan Harley and Roque Rodriguez are the two of the leaders in the local video arts scene. Bryan is the Executive Director of CMAC. Roque does creative videos for local Duncan Enterprises. Together they are the creative geniuses behind SwedeFest, DumbDrum and Cross Streets. If you don’t know what these things are then we’re here … Continue reading Creativity in Fresno; We Talk with Bryan Harvey and Roque Rodriguez


Two Guys Talk Fresno Transportation with Matthew Gillian



The Two Guys talk with Matthew Gillian from Inspiration Transportation  (www.itransportev.com ), a local nonprofit creating transportation solutions for residents of low income communities. Matthew is working on a variety of ways to build sustainable systems to help clean our air and to provide affordable transportation through non conventional solutions. He has a big heart … Continue reading Two Guys Talk Fresno Transportation with Matthew Gillian