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Day: September 4, 2021

New owners to breathe life into neglected Fresno shopping center

The Times Square Shopping Center at the southwest corner of Shaw and Marks avenues in Fresno has sold for $16.25 million. Photo via Red Architects

published on August 30, 2021 – 1:40 PM
Written by Edward Smith

A North Valley father-son duo hope to turn around a neglected Fresno shopping center with a significant remodel and visible ownership.

Brian Dole, along with his father, Marvin Dole, closed escrow on Times Square Shopping Center at the southwest corner of Shaw and Marks avenues Thursday for $16.25 million.

Brett Visintainer with the Visintainer Group as well as Michael Arfsten and Michael Kennedy

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Pregnancy-Safe Skin Care and Ingredients

Pregnancy is a significant moment in one’s life that is equal parts awe-inspiring (you’re literally growing a human being inside of you) and stressful (you have to give up wine). On the list of pregnancy stressors—worrying about what’s in your skin-care products. While pregnancy can bring an onslaught of skin issues, like dark spots and acne, you may not be able to reach for your go-to products. To help you navigate this unnerving time, we reached out to medical experts on what ingredients to avoid and what alternative ones to look for when it comes to addressing pregnancy skin.


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Vaccine Drama is Tearing Weddings Apart

Photo-Illustration: by The Cut; Photos: Getty Images

Less than two weeks before her wedding day, Amy Bettys sat in her living room crying and drinking whiskey, the show 90 Day Fiancé playing in the background. She had a difficult phone call to make, and she took a long swig to steel herself. Then she inhaled deeply, let out a groan, and dialed the number.

Her mom picked up and immediately asked what was wrong. In a shaky voice, Bettys once again begged her parents to get the vaccine. Without the shots, they likely couldn’t come to the wedding in early

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bags of style from Fade Street to Kildare Village


Working for John and Simone Rocha for more than 15 years gave Derry-born Caoimhe Grant, an NCAD graduate, a wide breadth of design and creative experience across fashion and accessories. Now a mother of two and based in Dublin, she has launched a collection of bags and accessories in soft sculptural silhouettes, with distinctive bows, twists and knots in duchesse satin and tumbled linen. The collection, made in Dublin, consists of five styles in five colourways – two crossbodies, two knot totes and a clutch in large and small sizes, from €125-€285. In autumn expect to see similar

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The Chicago gangster’s favorite gun, diamond jewelry, bear-shaped humidor, family photos and more to be sold by his granddaughters at auction

Al Capone’s vaults inside a decrepit Chicago hotel were embarrassingly empty in 1986.

The real riches of the legendary boss of Chicago’s organized crime syndicate have been located more than 2,000 miles west in northern California, quietly occupying the homes of his four granddaughters — Veronica, Diane, Barbara and Theresa.

“The items were purchased by my grandparents, probably most of them in the late ’20s after they bought the house on Palm Island. My grandfather just said to my grandmother, ‘You go do whatever you want to do.’ And she furnished it the way she wanted to furnish it,” said

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Shocking shooting inside salon; rape of woman who got in wrong car: Staten Island’s top crime stories of the week

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Here is a look at notable criminal-justice-related headlines on Staten Island over the past week:


The NYPD released terrifying video that shows two masked man walk up to the front window of a beauty salon on Victory Boulevard in Tompkinsville before one opens fire, sending customers inside scrambling for cover.

A woman and a teen girl were injured in the incident, and the two suspects fled on foot toward Monroe Avenue.

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121st Precinct

The incident occurred in the confines of the 121st Precinct. Here,

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