As a child, Don Brenon sang and danced with some of Hollywood’s greatest stars. He went on to act in nearly five dozen movies. At 87, though, life has taken some tragic turns. Now his neighbors are playing starring roles in helping him through.
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“Thank you for all your years,” event emcee Cathie Peacock told the crowd at a late October luncheon. “Your talent, your wisdom and your expertise have served as an example for others to follow.” Those years tallied in the thousands, which accounted for the enormous amount of talent, wisdom and expertise packed into the Tuolumne
The following is a chapter from Don Brenon’s 1995 autobiography, Acting with the Movie Stars. To read more about Don Brenon and his great neighbors, from a feature that appeared in the Winter 2012-’13 FAN, click here. By Don Brenon My grandmother died in 1938 at the young age of 49, suddenly, while I was
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Even if you’re not a hiker – in fact, even if you use a cane, walker or wheelchair, or have young grandchildren in tow – you can still enjoy one of the world’s great wonders. Our top 10 outings include picnics, photo outings and much more throughout Yosemite National Park. Most are in the valley due to
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As experienced quilters, Jamestown sisters Katey Barbee, Flo Daley and Judy Fitzmorris skillfully fit assorted pieces of fabric into balanced, intricate designs. As a family, they’ve done the same – taken assorted personalities, talents and creative passions and fit them together in the next phase of their lives. For the past 15 years – after
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In her mid-60s, Julie Gonzales discovered art and has been creating mosaics and other colorful pieces ever since. Though it’s difficult for her to explain the origin of this obsession, it’s no surprise she’s fall in love with a visual medium. She’s lived most of her life without sound.