Category Archives: Podcast

Two Guys Talk Governing with New Council Member Mike Karbassi



Michael Karbassi is the newly elected Council Member from District 2 in Northwest Fresno. Karbassi was born in the district and won big time – with more than 60% of the vote in a primary held this past month. What is his vision for Fresno and his district? How does he decided between what’s best … Continue reading Two Guys Talk Governing with New Council Member Mike Karbassi


Craig and Paul Talk Grammar Faux Pas(‘s)?



Paul Swearengin and Craig Scharton have a “Fun With Grammar” episode. After receiving over 300 comments on their social media posts asking for suggestions, they responded with this light-hearted, fast-paced, hyphen-laden episode. Grammar, punctuation and colloquial mistakes for some can be fingernails on a surf board or be like beating around a dead bush. Don … Continue reading Craig and Paul Talk Grammar Faux Pas(‘s)?


Let’s Talk Fresno State with Pres. Joseph Castro



Joseph Castro is the President of Fresno and he is in the right place at the right time. Great things are happening at Fresno State and those things matter to Fresno and Central California. Listen in as Craig and Paul talk sports, academics and everything in between. Thanks to Terry’s House for being our title … Continue reading Let’s Talk Fresno State with Pres. Joseph Castro


Let’s Talk California’s Economic Health with Lenny Mendonca



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


Craig and Paul Talk Mental Health



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


Mayoral Job Description/Slatic: Paul and Craig Talk What The Job Takes & FUSD’s Most Notorious Board Member



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


Let’s Talk Manufacturing. A Craig and Paul Hodgepodge of Topics



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


Let’s Talk Food! The California Food Expo is Coming.



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.


A revisit with Irma L. Olguin, Jr. of Bitwise



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