Worth a Reed: Two homers, 11 strikeouts thrill fans in home opener

Apr 15, 2016 No Comments by

For the most anticipated Fresno Grizzlies home opener in years, 13,415 fans poured through the gates at Chukchansi Park, the 16th-largest crowd in the history of the facility. Unless someone made the drive from Las Vegas, not one among them left disappointed. Taking the field at home for the first time as defending Pacific Coast [...]

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“Wild Things” Food Truck unveiled for Fresno Grizzlies games

Apr 12, 2016 No Comments by

FRESNO, Calif. – Today the Defending Triple-A National Champion Fresno Grizzlies unveiled the latest addition to Chukchansi Park for the 2016 season at a press event at the ballpark. The “Wild Things” Food Truck, named in tribute of the Grizzlies’ original mascot, is adorned in team colors and logos and will be a stadium food [...]

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CASA CORONA TO GIVE 80 FREE DINNERS APRIL 4TH

Apr 04, 2016 No Comments by

Celebrating 4 years of being chosen “The Best Mexican Restaurant in the Valley”  For the past four years you have given us this honor and we would like to thank you by offering the first 40 people at each of our locations a meal on us on April 4th, 2016 4 p.m.  (Eat in only [...]

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City of Fresno Celebrates Groundbreaking for Fulton Mall Reconstruction Project

Mar 04, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today joined City leaders, staff and hundreds of supporters in downtown Fresno to officially break ground on the Fulton Mall Reconstruction Project, which will restore two-way traffic to the heart of downtown Fresno. The event, which was televised live on the Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC) government affairs channel, celebrated [...]

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“Taco Tuesdays” coming to Chukchansi Park in 2016

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Happy Taco Tuesday. The Fresno Tacos are back. Last baseball season on August 6, amidst over 18,000 people drawn to Downtown Fresno for the annual Taco Truck Throwdown, the Fresno Grizzlies rebranded as the “Fresno Tacos” for one game only, defeating the Sacramento River Cats 7-4 at Chukchansi Park. In 2016, the [...]

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Three Students Chosen for Clinton Global Initiative University

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

Three of UC Merced’s student sustainability stars will share ideas about the future and network with international students and dignitaries at the upcoming session of Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Hoaithi Dang, Adriana Gomez and Gabriel Morabe are three of 1,000 college students selected from around the globe to take part in a weekend [...]

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Kings County residents invited to community forum with President Joseph Castro

Feb 23, 2016 No Comments

Residents of Kings County are invited to a free public forum with Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro on March 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the West Hills Community College conference facility, 555 College Ave. in Lemoore. The forum will provide attendees the opportunity ask questions and engage in discussion with Castro on topics about [...]

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City of Visalia and Cal Water Renew Efforts to Work Together to Serve Residents

Feb 23, 2016 No Comments

 The City of Visalia and California Water Service (Cal Water) have announced a renewed commitment to working together. The City and Cal Water concur that ongoing, genuine cooperation between the two will best ensure that residents have safe, reliable, and high-quality water service for decades to come. “While the City Council appreciates hearing from citizens about [...]

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Biomedical Researcher Earns Respected Keck Award

Feb 18, 2016 No Comments

Professor Victor Muñoz’s novel approach to advancing biomedical research has earned him the campus’s first prestigious Keck Award, including $1 million over the next five years. The University of California, Merced, professor was chosen by the W.M. Keck Foundation, which focuses primarily on pioneering efforts in the areas of medical, science and engineering research. “This [...]

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Susan G. Komen Central Valley Race for the Cure® Makes Downtown Fresno Home

Feb 17, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – February 17, 2016 – Susan G. Komen® Central Valley will now be holding its 18th annual Race for the Cure in Downtown Fresno, beginning with the upcoming September 17 Race. “We appreciate working with Fresno State with the Race in the past,” said Sharon Johnson, two-time breast cancer survivor and executive director of the Susan [...]

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University launches fund drive, endowment for new Dream Centers

Feb 17, 2016 No Comments

Fresno State will announce a fundraising campaign today to support its new Dream Outreach and Success Program. The drive is designed to bolster the program’s efforts to help undocumented students — called “Dreamers” after The California Dream Act – enter college and achieve academic success. University President Joseph I. Castro and Dr. Frank R. Lamas, [...]

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E.M. Tharp Scholarship Winners Announced

Feb 12, 2016 No Comments

World Ag Expo and E.M. Tharp, Inc. have teamed up for the tenth year to provide the “We Believe in Growing” scholarship which supports local high school students who will be attending four-year universities to major in an agricultural field. This year’s winners, Wade Sousa and Madalyn Vieira, will each receive $2,500 scholarships to be [...]

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All Drone Solutions introduces Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping, or ROAM™

Feb 10, 2016 No Comments

Tulare, CA (AgPR), Feb. 9, 2016 — All Drone Solutions, a locally owned and managed organization, is to demonstrate and launch ROAM™ – Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping solution for growers and agronomists at the World Ag Expo , Feb. 9-11, Building C Booth 3816. An in-house and portable local processing system for multispectral and thermal [...]

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Women in Agriculture Seminar Series this Week at World Ag Expo

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

Women in Agriculture Seminar Series this Week at World Ag Expo Tulare, CA (AgPR), Feb. 8, 2016 — The Women in Agriculture seminar series is this week at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. The series is presented and organized by the California Chapter of Women in Agriculture for Mentoring and Empowerment (WAME) and [...]

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City of Fresno Announces Vacant/Blighted Property Registry

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, CA – The City of Fresno Office of Development and Resource Management has placed its new Vacant/Blighted Property Registry on the City website as a resource for staff to help reduce blight in older neighborhoods. The City of Fresno passed the Blighted and Vacant Building Ordinance in June of 2015 which mandated the development [...]

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Free nursing mobile health services for Fresno residents

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

The Fresno State School of Nursing Community Health Mobile Unit will provide free health services at Mental Health Systems Old Hacienda (2250 W. Clinton), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9. Residents can receive immunizations, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, plus health assessments, education and referrals. Free flu shots are available for ages 4 [...]

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International Agri-Center Prepares For 49th Annual World Ag Expo

Feb 08, 2016 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, in Tulare, California. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem is expected shortly after. The largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, World Ag Expo touts more than 1,500 exhibitors [...]

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Fresno Madera Medical Society Elects New Officers

Feb 03, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, CA – Fresno Madera Medical Society announced the appointment of new officers for 2016. The Board of Governors and the following new officers began their term on January 1. President: Hemant Dhingra, MD             Nephrology, The Nephrology Medical Group, Inc.              President-Elect: Alan Kelton, MD Internal Medicine, Central California Faculty Medical Group Vice President: [...]

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Hanford’s VIEW Partnership

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments

The City of Hanford is laying the foundation for the energy future of the city today for a prosperous energy future for residents tomorrow. In collaboration with Southern California Edison (SCE), SoCal Gas (SCG) and the VIEW Partnership (VIEW), the city is making meaningful, cost-effective and lasting changes to the way the city uses energy. With the support of the [...]

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Groundbreaking A New SLSF Plaza In Fresno

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments

It took months of planning and input from the youth and community members, and on January 29th, the Fresno Building Healthy Communities (Fresno BHC) began breaking ground on the new Fresno BHC Skate Park at Romain Park in central Fresno. Fresno BHC does this alongside the SLS Foundation, The California Endowment, California Skateparks, and the [...]

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