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

Jan 30, 2015 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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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THE HIGHWAY 99 DERBY IS COMING TO CHUKCHANSI PARK

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Fuego FC, four-time Southwest Division Champions in the Premier Development League (PDL), have announced today they will host an exhibition match with 2014 USL PRO Champions Sacramento Republic FC scheduled for Saturday, February 7th at 7:00 p.m. The match, dubbed the Highway 99 Derby, marks the first time the two [...]

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FRESNO GRIZZLIES TO HOST ANNUAL JOB FAIR ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 31

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A Baseball affiliate of the Houston Astros, and Ovations Food Services will hold their annual Job Fair for game-day staff positions on Saturday, January 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Chukchansi Park. Combined, the two organizations staff an average of 500 positions each year that include: security, ushers, [...]

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HAROLD REYNOLDS TO BE THE FEATURED GUEST AT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES HOT STOVE GALA ON FEBRUARY 7

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The road to Fresno Grizzlies Opening Day on April 9th at Chukchansi Park begins on Saturday, February 7th with the 54th annual Hot Stove Gala at the Fresno Convention Center. Former Major League player and current broadcaster Harold Reynolds will be the featured guest and deliver the keynote address. Tickets for the [...]

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High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

Jan 07, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO— Marking significant progress toward modernizing California’s transportation infrastructure, the California High-Speed Rail Authority today joined hundreds of supporters and government, student, community, transportation, business and labor leaders to break ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system. “What is important is the connection that we are rooted in our forebears and we are committed [...]

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City of Fresno Recommends Protecting Water Pipes During Freezing Temperatures

Dec 29, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – When the weather drops to freezing temperatures, water in exposed pipes expands. If the water expands too much, the pipe can burst. Here are some practical measures homeowners can take to safeguard against frozen water pipes and prevent costly plumbing damage. Water Pipes and Hoses Remove hoses from outside faucets. Shut off [...]

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A Holiday Message from Business Street Online

Dec 24, 2014 No Comments

The staff at Business Street Online would like to wish all of our readers a joyous Christmas. We hope you will be spending this time in the company of friends and family, relaxing and enjoying the end of another happy and prosperous year. The Business Street Online offices will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas [...]

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American Pickers is coming to Visalia

Dec 23, 2014 No Comments

American Pickers is coming to California in February 2015. They are looking for people with interesting stories, intriguing personalities and cool collectables right here in Visalia. America Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on the History Channel. This hit show follows two of the most skilled pickers in [...]

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World Ag Expo Introduces “Farmers’ Lunch” Featuring AG Kawamura

Dec 23, 2014 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo is proud to introduce a brand new event: Farmers’ Lunch, featuring speaker AG Kawamura, California’s former Secretary of Agriculture. The lunch will be hosted in the VIP Event Tent on the World Ag Expo grounds, during the final day of the show: Thursday, February 12. World Ag Expo attracts [...]

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Nishinaka Named SCCCD Board President

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments

Board members of the State Center Community College District elected Ronald H. Nishinaka as board president at its December board meeting. Richard M. Caglia was elected vice president and John Leal was elected secretary. Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College Center, Madera Center and the Oakhurst Center make up the State Center Community [...]

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COLOBUS MONKEY BORN AT FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments

Fresno, CA – Officials at Fresno Chaffee Zoo are excited to announce the birth of a black-and-white colobus monkey. Born Tuesday, December 16th, the new infant currently weighs approximately 2 pounds. The sex of the infant has not yet been determined. “It might take a while for the zookeeper staff to determine the sex of the [...]

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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES 2035 GENERAL PLAN UPDATE

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – This evening, Fresno City Council approved the Administration’s proposed 2035 General Plan Update by a 5-2 vote, with Councilmembers Baines, Brand, Caprioglio, Quintero and Xiong voting in favor and Councilmembers Brandau and Olivier voting against. “This is a very historic moment,” said Mayor Ashley Swearengin. “Think about it. It’s only the sixth [...]

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Film Commissioner Retires After 23 Years

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments

(Fresno)— Ray Arthur, Fresno Film Commissioner (FFC), is retiring on December 31st after a 23 year career promoting Cities and Counties to the film industry, the last eight years in Fresno. His Hollywood career started when his radio broadcasting career ended in 1992, “I was managing two radio stations in Ridgecrest, CA, that were sold [...]

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Fresno Freeze Name Local Native Tim Carroll as Inaugural Head Coach of New Franchise

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA. – The Fresno Freeze FC announced today that Tim Carroll has been appointed the Head Coach of the inaugural WPSL team. Carroll, a product of the Fresno-Clovis area, is a 16 year soccer coaching veteran including 2 years’ experience working in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL). Carroll began his coaching career in [...]

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Clovis Chamber Visits Elementary School Distributes Books to Every Student

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments

Through its Hooked on Books program, the Clovis Chamber will be visiting Cole Elementary School on Friday December 19th to distribute age appropriate new books to every student. Members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors will be going to every classroom to surprise the children with these gifts. Hooked on Books is part of The [...]

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