A great language learning camp is making waves by creating the next generation of iPhone and Android apps. Here is a amazing interview from the Fresno Bee newspaper reporter Sharon Martin and videographer Eric Paul Zamora.

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Chukchansi Tribe cut membership in half after opening of casino

Gaming has been good for the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians in California, provided one can prove they still belong in the tribe and claim a per capita payment.After being restored to federal recognition in the 1980s, the tribe’s membership was around 1,800, Valley Public Radio reported.

Climbed all the stairs in Grizzlies Stadium, ran up and down a 6-story circular garage, ran 2 miles, and then 220 stairs to the top of the grand hotel. If two best friends who chug half yards of beer and eat like an unsupervised child at a birthday party can do it than anyone can. Started from the bottom now we’re here. #bestfriend #runfresno #urbanrun2k15 (at Chukchansi Park)

Money, Greed and Power Keep Chukchansi Casino Closed, Tribe Still Divided

The future of the Chukchansi tribe in Central California is in jeopardy. The federal government shut down the tribe’s casino six months ago after a conflict over control of the tribe escalated to violence. Now many tribal members are without basic services, and the multi-million dollar resort sits vacant, threatening the tribe’s finances.