Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down this Year

Nov 25, 2020 No Comments by

Thanksgiving celebrations will look different for many Americans this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gatherings are likely to be fewer and farther between, with social distancing and perhaps even remote family get-togethers. One tradition that continues this year is the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual cost survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving [...]

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Lucky Henderson, Nevada resident is named winner of 2020 St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway

Nov 22, 2020 No Comments by

Clovis, CA (November 23, 2020) – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®today announced that Henderson, NV resident, Maria Rincon is the winner of the 2020 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway. Raising more than $455 million for the patients and families of St. Jude, the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway program is celebrating its 30th [...]

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Fresno State ranks No. 3 nationally for graduating low-income students to well-paying jobs

Nov 19, 2020 No Comments by

For the fourth consecutive year, Fresno State has placed among the top five best universities for social mobility — ranking No. 3 out of 1,449 schools in the 2020 Social Mobility Index. Top-ranked Baruch College in New York and California State University, Los Angeles, placed just ahead of Fresno State, which also placed third last [...]

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Chevron continues transformational gifts to Fresno State

Nov 10, 2020 No Comments

Chevron is continuing its multi-year tradition of inspirational investment in Fresno State programs, powering several initiatives with a generous gift of $350,000. This brings the cumulative total of Chevron’s gifts to $1.7 million since 2017. Chevron’s gifts through the years focus on addressing a shortage in the region of STEM-trained workers (STEM stands for science, [...]

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St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Bonus Prize Deadline 11/13

Nov 06, 2020 No Comments

Just over two weeks remain until one lucky winner’s name is drawn for the 2020 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway on November 22. By reserving a ticket before next Friday, November 13, ticket buyers will be entered for a chance to win the Dream Home built by De Young Properties AND a new [...]

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Election Results

Nov 03, 2020 No Comments

            California Election Results   Fresno County Election Results   Kings County Election Results   Tulare County Election Results   Madera County Results

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

Oct 06, 2020 No Comments

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

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

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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