Fresno Grizzlies’ “Back to the Future”

Mar 25, 2015 No Comments by

The Fresno Grizzlies have announced they wearing cool uniforms for “Back to the Future” night. Would this be a bold promotion for any team to run? Absolutely, but it’s a little bolder considering it’s the Astros we’re talking about. They’re one of eight MLB teams who have never won a championship, with 2005 being the franchise’s [...]

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HISTORIC FRESNO COURTHOUSE CUPOLA MOVES TO FRESNO FAIRGROUNDS FOR RESTORATION ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20

Mar 18, 2015 No Comments by

FRESNO, Calif. —  As a result of an agreement struck between The Big Fresno Fair and Fresno Historical Society in September 2014, the Fresno Courthouse Cupola will move to the Fresno Fairgrounds to be prepared for restoration. A fundraising campaign is currently underway to pay for the restoration of this iconic piece of Fresno history [...]

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FRESNO WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING MONEY FROM VOCATIONAL COLLEGE

Mar 17, 2015 No Comments by

FRESNO, Calif. —Sandi Marie Hollifield, 49, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to theft from a program receiving federal funds, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, Hollifield worked under contract at Galen College, a now-defunct vocational college in Fresno, as a bookkeeper. Beginning in September 2008, Hollifield embezzled money from Galen [...]

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DEREK FRANKS NAMED FRESNO GRIZZLIES GENERAL MANAGER

Mar 05, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies today announced that Derek Franks has been named General Manager. General Managing Partner and Team President Chris Cummings made the announcement at an afternoon press conference at Chukchansi Park. “Derek has proven himself as a connector whose relationships in baseball and the Central Valley appear to have no end,” [...]

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EXPERIENCE GROWLIFORNIA. THERE ARE 72 OPPORTUNITIES STARTING APRIL 9th FRESNO GRIZZLIES SINGLE GAME TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Mar 03, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — Thoughts of spring and summer are filling the air today as the Fresno Grizzlies placed single game tickets on sale to the general public for all 72 home games this season. Tickets can be purchased online at FresnoGrizzlies.com, over the phone by calling 559.320.TIXS, or at the Chukchansi Park Box Office (1800 [...]

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Susan G. Komen® Central Valley Implementing Educational Breast Cancer Initiative Targeting African-American Women

Feb 23, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. (February 23, 2015) – Susan G. Komen® Central Valley and the six other Komen affiliates in California are currently pushing an initiative that is empowering African-American women by helping them utilize life-saving, preventive services and detecting breast cancer at an early stage. The Susan G. Komen® Circle of Promise California Initiative was launched [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR RECORDS ITS THIRD MERRILL AWARD FROM THE WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION

Feb 23, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, February 23, 2015…The smiles on The Big Fresno Fair’s Management Team’s faces could not be any bigger as they accepted the Fair’s third Merrill Award – the “Oscar” of the fair industry; the highest honor given – at the Western Fairs Association’s (WFA) 92nd Convention & Trade Show in Reno, Nevada where more [...]

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FRESNO GRIZZLIES PACKAGE FIVE PREMIER 2015 HOME GAMES INTO ONE AFFORDABLE MINI PLAN

Feb 19, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — Central Valley residents looking for affordable entertainment this spring and summer can look to the Fresno Grizzlies five-game mini plan offer that is on sale now through Opening Day on April 9th. Starting at only $59, the Grizzlies have packaged five unique entertainment experiences that cater to anyone seeking a night out [...]

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48th Annual World Ag Expo Stays Course with Business, Education and Innovations in Ag

Feb 16, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif.- Thursday, February 12, 2015, marked the final day of the three-day show, World Ag Expo. The 48th annual show, which was held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California, opened Tuesday, February 10 at 9:00am. Attendees and exhibitors from all over the world came to the show grounds to join in the largest [...]

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FELD ENTERTAINMENT HAS ADDED FRESNO TOUR DATES FOR LARGER-THAN-LIFE ARENA SPECTACULAR MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!

Feb 13, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA / February 13, 2015 – After much anticipation, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, has announced that it will be adding Fresno tour dates to the most ambitious live show in its history, Marvel Universe LIVE! Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this [...]

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City Will Lower City of Fresno Flag in Memory of Legendary Coach Jerry Tarkanian

Feb 12, 2015 No Comments

Fresno – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Fresno City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that the City of Fresno will lower its flag to half-staff tomorrow, February 12, 2015, to honor the memory of legendary basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, who passed away today at the age of 84. “Our community mourns the loss of Jerry Tarkanian. [...]

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All Drone Solutions lands at World Ag Expo

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. - All Drone Solutions, a locally owned and managed organization, is to demonstrate and launch their cloud based mapping solution for growers and agronomists at the World Ag Expo in February.  Building C Booth 3816 The drones the company offers have the capability to carry specialized cameras that can create 3-D models of fields [...]

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Jerry Tarkanian Legendary NCAA Basketball Coach Dies at 84

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments

Jerry Tarkanian one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time has passed away at a Las Vegas hospital after battling a respiratory ailment , according to his son.  The 84-year-old  ”Tark the Shark”  was first hospitalized Monday, but his health took a serious turn for the worse and he ultimately passed away Wednesday [...]

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Landfill Dzine at the World Ag Expo

Feb 10, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. -Landfill Dzine is an exhibitor at the Word Ag Expo. Landfill Dzine is a family-owned business that recycles products used in agriculture into new products. The company takes lay-flat irrigation tubing—made of plastic, nylon and rubber—and turns it into fashion. Purses, wallets, flip flops, belts and other accessories have roots in recycling as they [...]

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Excitement Grows for 48th Annual World Ag Expo

Feb 09, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo will kick off its 48th annual show tomorrow, February 10, 2015, in Tulare, California. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem is expected shortly before 10:00 a.m. The largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, World Ag Expo touts more than 1,500 [...]

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NEW FRESNO GRIZZLIES FIELD STAFF BRINGS A CHAMPIONSHIP REPUTATION TO DOWNTOWN FRESNO

Feb 06, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies announced today their field staff assignments from the Houston Astros for the 2015 season. New manager Tony DeFrancesco becomes the ninth skipper in Grizzlies history, while pitching coach Arthur “Ace” Adams, hitting coach Leon Roberts, developmental specialist Jeff Murphy, athletic trainer Bryan Baca, and strength and conditioning coach Trey [...]

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WINNER OF PRESTIGIOUS LEON S. PETERS AWARD TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY AT FRESNO STATE

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA (February 4, 2015) – Today, Wednesday, February 4th, at roughly 12:30 pm, the Fresno Chamber of Commerce will announce the 2015 recipient of the Leon S. Peters Award at the Haak Conference room on the fourth floor of the Madden Library (5200 North Barton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710). As in years past, the [...]

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CENTRAL VALLEY COMMUNITY BANK ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL MANAGER POSITIONS

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA…February 2, 2015…James M. Ford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Central Valley Community Bank (CVCB), recently announced the growth of the Bank’s organizational structure to encompass a Regional Manager level. This expanded management level includes the responsibility of strategic development and implementation of action plans to enhance performance, productivity and customer and community [...]

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Local Filmmakers Win World Ag Expo’s Video Contest

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – Scott Sargeant and Brian Keith, who submitted a video on behalf of Revolier Films, based out of Visalia, Calif., have won World Ag Expo’s “Where Would We Be Without Farmers?” video contest. In the video, Sargeant and Keith feature a local farmer and his wife from Tulare, California–the farming couple, Scott and [...]

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FRESNO FUEGO FC TO HOST LA GALAXY II IN A SOCCER EXHIBITION AT CHUKCHANSI PARK ON FEBRUARY 21

Jan 30, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Fuego FC (USL PDL), presented by Marquez Brothers El Mexicano Brand, have announced today that they will host an exhibition match against USL PRO LA Galaxy II at Chukchansi Park on Saturday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m. (gates open at 6:00 p.m.).The additional February exhibition match comes at a turning [...]

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