Photo of Lori Matsumura

AP Exclusive: Sierra Skeleton ID’d as ‘Ghost of Manzanar’

LOS ANGELES — A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California's second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had left the Manzanar internment camp to paint in the mountains in the waning days of World War II. “Once in a g...
Painting of Donald Trump on Vladimir Putin's knee

Local Artist Mac Mechem Offers His Take on ‘Trumpocracy’

It's hard to imagine ArtHop goers having a neutral reaction Thursday evening to Mac Mechem's solo exhibit at Fig Tree Gallery in downtown Fresno. Mechem's subject is President Donald Trump, who doesn't engender neutrality. Neither does Mechem. Liste...