Category Archives: Local Guests

Two Guys Talk About Fresno’s River with Sharon Weaver



Paul and Craig had a wonderful time talking with Sharon Weaver, the Executive Director of the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust. The San Joaquin River and the bluffs are the most dramatic geographic feature in the City of Fresno. Cities around the world love their rivers. We chat about our relationship with our … Continue reading Two Guys Talk About Fresno’s River with Sharon Weaver


Two Guys Talk Fresno with Conservative Michael Der Manouel



What does it mean to be a “Conservative” in politics today? Fresno County Lincoln Club President Michael Der Manouel talks about conservatism and more. Do conservatives have to support Donald Trump at all costs? Are Republicans even conservative anymore? Der Manouel brings a strong opinion on these issues and on his love for Fresno and … Continue reading Two Guys Talk Fresno with Conservative Michael Der Manouel


City Council Member Miguel Arias talks with our Two Guys



Miguel Arias has only been on the council for a few weeks and he’s already trying to make big changes. You might agree or disagree with what he wants to happen, but you can’t deny his passion for what he wants to see happen. Paul Swearengin and Craig Scharton talk to Council Member Arias about … Continue reading City Council Member Miguel Arias talks with our Two Guys


#014 – Aaron Foster Talks Solutions to Gang Violence



Aaron Foster says he wasn’t a very good person for most of his life. Now he wants to change the lives of others for the better. Aaron is a remarkable person who’s been through a personal transformation and some brutally challenging life experiences. He has emerged as a person with the insight and drive to help … Continue reading #014 – Aaron Foster Talks Solutions to Gang Violence


#012 – Two Guys Flowing with Famous – Part 2



Part two of the TwoGuysTalkinFresno talking with the guys from Flowing with Famous dives into issues like a new mascot for Fresno State athletics and should we allow a national chain store to move into a space on Fulton Street. Joshua Teehee and Michael Seay are two podcasters from Fresno’s longest running podcast and they … Continue reading #012 – Two Guys Flowing with Famous – Part 2


#011 – Two Guys Flowing with Famous, Part 1



This week our Two Guys are “standing on the shoulders of titans” as they visit with the original podcast of Fresno – “Flowing with Famous.” Flowing with Famous was started in 2004 and discusses “stuff like Fresno culture, music, media, biking, beer, politics and whatever else is on the minds of Fresnans.” Our Two Guys, Craig … Continue reading #011 – Two Guys Flowing with Famous, Part 1


#009 – Jamin Brazil Talks Opportunity and Potential in Fresno



It’s a classic story – local boy starts business, fails, trips up and after a long road of pitfalls and hard work, local boy because an “overnight success.”  Jamin Brazil is just such a story in Fresno. Jamin shares his view of how hard work meeting opportunity can allow something amazing to happen – even … Continue reading #009 – Jamin Brazil Talks Opportunity and Potential in Fresno


#008 – Rodney Murphy and the Plight of Our Poorer Neighborhoods



Most of us are aware there are neighborhoods and areas in Fresno that need help reaching their better potential. Meet one man who is doing something about it. Our special guest for this episode, Rodney Murphy. Rodney grew up in Southwest Fresno, also known as the Golden Westside. He is a full time counselor at Fresno City … Continue reading #008 – Rodney Murphy and the Plight of Our Poorer Neighborhoods


#006 – Clint Olivier Talks Cannabis and Libertarianism



Fresno City Council Member Clint Olivier is a passionate guy. Our Two Guys, Craig Scharton and Paul Swearengin enjoy discussing with Clint of the sale of recreational marijuana in Fresno. Also, as Clint’s time as an elected official in Fresno, what has he learned? What will he miss about the job and what is he glad … Continue reading #006 – Clint Olivier Talks Cannabis and Libertarianism


#004 – Nader Assemi Has a New Building in Fresno!



Nader Assemi is Broker/Owner at Assemi Real Estate. He wants to do big things that are beautiful, useful and make money in Fresno development. His refurbishing of the Peerless building is his latest project, renovating the former home of Peerless Pumps. What are the challenges of such a renovation and turning it into a profitable … Continue reading #004 – Nader Assemi Has a New Building in Fresno!