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

Feb 23, 2015 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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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SAVE MART CENTER AT FRESNO STATE RANKS AMONG THE WORLD’S BEST AGAIN IN 2014!

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

The SMG-managed Save Mart Center ended 2014 having again hosted an exceptional year of live musical, sports, and family entertainment, ranking among the world’s top 100 arenas, according to leading industry publications. The arena ended the year ranked as the #2 collegiate venue, #49 in the U.S. and #95 in the world in the list [...]

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WHITE-FACED WHISTLING DUCK TO PREDICT SUPER BOWL WINNER

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA – If you’re still torn between which team will win the 49th Super Bowl next week, stop by Fresno Chaffee Zoo and let an animal decide for you! Lazarus, the white-faced whistling duck, will make his very first Super Bowl prediction on Friday, January 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the Zoo’s rainforest lawn. [...]

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FRESNO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER TO CELEBRATE THE ARTS

Jan 28, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA (January 27, 2015) – This Friday, the Fresno Chamber of Commerce will host its 121st Annual Membership & Installation Dinner at the New Exhibit Hall in Downtown Fresno. The theme of this year’s banquet is “The Arts: Nicety or Necessity?” Additionally, Lorraine Salazar, Owner of Sal’s Mexican Restaurant Group will be installed as [...]

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Today we reflect on the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 19, 2015 No Comments
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The Fresno Food Expo, Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Agricultural Tour of Valley’s $36 Billion Food and Beverage Industry

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, California – January 14, 2015…More than 45 agricultural, political and educational leaders, as well as trade and regional media, took part in a unique regional agricultural and economic impact tour on Tuesday, January 13, receiving a firsthand look at the diverse food and beverage industry that makes up California’s San Joaquin Valley. Tour attendees [...]

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