Portuguese institute opens Fall Lecture Series with ‘Azores and the Central Valley’

As a natural stop for trans-Atlantic voyages, it was commonplace for the Portuguese population of the Azores to spread around the world. They began arriving in California on whaling ships before the gold rush and continue to migrate to this day. Many Azorians maintain close connections to their ancestral home and thousands return to visit each year.

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Portuguese authors Lucio and Chilão to speak March 7

Portuguese authors José Lúcio and José Chilão

~ By Geoff Thurner, Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Dr. José Lúcio and Dr. José Chilão, authors of the book “Mar Calmo Nunca Fez Bom Marinheiro” (Calm Sea Never made a Good Sailor), will speak at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Fresno State Ag One conference room (2910 E. Barstow Ave.). Their […]

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