The Big Fresno Fair’s Drive-Thru Eats Kicks Off Friday, October 9

Oct 06, 2020 No Comments by

FRESNO, CA…The Big Fresno Fair’s 10-day food and entertainment series – “Drive-Thru Eats” presented by Toyota kicks off Friday, October 9 and runs through Sunday, October 18. It will feature 18 Fair food booths, vendor booths, popular Fair entertainers and music, plus virtual features – bringing a bit of this beloved Valley tradition for the [...]

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Cartoon Network – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Oct 02, 2020 No Comments by

For decades now, Cartoon Network has been a memorable part of many of our lives, myself included. It’s hard to say definitively, but it’s a common opinion that they’ve experienced a significant decline followed by a respectable comeback. This video takes a look at the situation and attempts to identify reasons behind it.    

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Electronic Arts – Why They’re Hated

Oct 01, 2020 No Comments by

Electronic Arts is a video game developer that happens to be one of the most hated companies out there. This video attempts to explain that hatred.    

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Joseph I. Castro Appointed Eighth CSU Chancellor

Sep 23, 2020 No Comments

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Joseph I. Castro, Ph.D., to serve as the eighth chancellor of the California State University. Castro has served as the eighth president of California State University, Fresno since 2013. He is the first California native and first Mexican American to be appointed to oversee the 23-campus [...]

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8 TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY

Sep 21, 2020 No Comments

California is not new to wildfire seasons with smoke that becomes widely dispersed throughout the state. The smoke dispersal is not necessarily a change, but the persistence, frequency and size of these fires have created recurring air quality concerns at times of the year when residents are not typically concerned about wildfires. The Creek Fire [...]

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American Express – Why They’re Successful

Sep 17, 2020 No Comments

American Express has found success by operating differently than the traditional credit cards. This video talks about what’s different about them and why it works.    

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2021 World Ag Expo® Cancelled due to COVID-19

Sep 14, 2020 No Comments

Tulare, CA – For more than 52 years, World Ag Expo® has served agriculture by bringing buyers and sellers together to innovate, collaborate, and advance agriculture. In 2021, the show will not be held live for the first time in World Ag Expo® history. “After working with the Tulare County Health Department and other officials, [...]

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U.S. NEWS RANKS FRESNO STATE IN TOP 3 FOR GRADUATION-RATE PERFORMANCE 5 YEARS IN A ROW

Sep 14, 2020 No Comments

For the fifth consecutive year, Fresno State is ranked among the top three of the nation’s best public universities for graduation-rate performance in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best College rankings issued today. The University scored third-highest among public national universities and was No. 4 overall among all national universities, according to an analysis of U.S. News’ [...]

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The Decline of Steak ‘n Shake…What Happened?

Sep 09, 2020 No Comments

Over the past few years, Steak ‘n Shake has been on the decline. This video talks about potential reasons behind it while highlighting some of the rises and falls they’ve experienced throughout their almost 90 year history.  

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Uber – The Controversial History

Aug 22, 2020 No Comments

Over the past decade, Uber has been one of the most scandalous companies out there. This video outlines some of their major ones.    

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The Decline of Hertz…What Happened?

Aug 11, 2020 No Comments

In May of 2020, the rental car company Hertz filed for bankruptcy. This video takes a look at their constantly changing history while trying to find reasons behind their recent troubles.    

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Wikipedia – Behind the Encyclopedia

Jul 22, 2020 No Comments

This video talks about how the world’s largest encyclopedia came to be and how it operates differently than most other popular websites.      

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HBO – Changing an Industry

Jul 15, 2020 No Comments

HBO can be considered the first cable channel and have been making their impact on the industry ever since. This video talks about the various ways they’ve done it.    

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The Decline of GNC…What Happened?

Jul 08, 2020 No Comments

GNC has filed for bankruptcy. This video explains the reasons behind it while taking at their unique history.

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Visa vs. Mastercard

Jun 25, 2020 No Comments

This video compares two of the biggest names in credit cards. Including their size, how they make money, how they’ve evolved, and any differences between them.    

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Monster Energy – Switching Industries

Jun 24, 2020 No Comments

Monster is the #1 energy drink in the United States, recently passing Red Bull which is no easy task. But they didn’t start by selling energy drinks. In fact, this company existed for years by selling different products, with a much different image than they have today.        

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Zoom – Why They’re Successful

Jun 23, 2020 No Comments

Zoom Video Communications has not only found its way into one of the most competitive industries out there, they’ve become a leader of it. This video talks about how they did it while attempting to explain why they’re successful.    

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Bus airflow simulation helps researchers study how viruses can be spread in public transportation

Jun 23, 2020 No Comments

Clouds of white and pink smoke loom from the windows of a large Fresno County Rural Transit Authority electric bus in a Selma transportation yard during an airflow simulation study. Sitting inside — 6 feet away from one another — is a masked, multidisciplinary team of researchers and industry professionals working to understand how the [...]

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Virtual simulation course allows nursing students to graduate on time

May 06, 2020 No Comments

(May 6, 2020) – Fifth-semester nursing student Bernadette Romero was just two months shy of graduating from Fresno State’s nursing program when COVID-19 put a stop to in-person clinicals in March. At that point, Romero needed to complete just 40 more clinical education hours required by the State of California. With many of these clinical [...]

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Mayor Announces First Phase of Re-Opening Authorized Businesses in Fresno

May 05, 2020 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Fresno Mayor Lee Brand today announced the first major step in Fresno’s economic recovery, presenting the first phase of the new category of authorized businesses to re-open. The announcement was made after consultation with the Mayor’s Recovery Committee, City Manager Wilma Quan, her emergency team, Fresno City Council and the County of [...]

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