Archive for July, 2019

Fresno Grizzlies and Trinity Power partner to increase stadium sustainability, with SunPower solar

Jul 30, 2019 No Comments by

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies are going green and reiterating their commitment to sustainability with a 900-kilowatt solar project. Fresno-based Trinity Power has been selected to lead the organization’s transition to clean electricity, powering Chukchansi Park with energy from the sun. The project will be fully funded by the Grizzlies at the city-owned ballpark; [...]

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Summit for emerging high school leaders also inspires student advisers

Jul 28, 2019 No Comments by

Anyssa Garza is returning for a fourth year as an adviser with the Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit, helping young potential leaders “create courage within themselves.” “I see the impact the program makes within these students,” said Garza, a Fresno State graduate student working toward her masters in educational leadership. “We give these students the [...]

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The Pet Rock Fad – As Crazy as It Sounds?

Jul 24, 2019 No Comments by

The Pet Rock was a short lived fad that peaked in popularity during the 1975 holiday season. It sounds ridiculous on the surface but maybe not as much when given a closer look. It’s considered to be one of the best marketed products of all time and though that statement may be true, this video [...]

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TICKETS TO SEE POST MALONE AT SAVE MART CENTER ON SALE NOW

Jul 23, 2019 No Comments

Tickets are on sale now to see Billboard Music award-winner and Grammy-nominated artist Post Malone’s“Runaway tour” at the Save Mart Center with rapper and songwriter Tyla Yaweh. The event will take place at 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Performing in Fresno for the first time, Malone has gained acclaim for blending musical genres including pop, rock and trap (a sub-genre of hip [...]

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Monster Energy – Switching Industries

Jul 23, 2019 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. This video talks all about it.    

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The Decline of NASCAR…What Happened?

Jul 19, 2019 No Comments

NASCAR has been on the decline of for the past 15 years now, this video attempts to explain why.          

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‘DIVE INTO STEM’ CAMP PROVIDES HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

Jul 18, 2019 No Comments

Fresno State’s Community Based Learning, in partnership with Clovis Unified School District, is hosting its annual “Dive Into STEM” camp for high schoolers at Buchanan High School from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26. This camp, inspired by NASA astronaut training, combines scuba, underwater robotics, and leadership skills to [...]

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The Decline of Quiznos…What Happened?

Jul 17, 2019 No Comments

Quiznos has fallen on some hard times. It’s gone from 5,000 locations to 800 in a little over a decade. This video attempts to explain what happened.      

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Biology professor creates videos to help engage, teach students

Jul 16, 2019 No Comments

A large television screen on the back wall of Fresno State biology professor Dr. Joseph Ross’ office acts as a digital whiteboard ready for a genetics lesson when students visit during office hours. Using an iPad, Ross draws diagrams of cellular processes that appear on the big screen to help students understand the week’s lesson. [...]

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AT&T – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Jul 16, 2019 No Comments

AT&T was the largest company in the world until they were broken up and reduced to a fraction of their former size. Yet today, they’re back to being one of the largest companies in the world…sort of. This video talks all about it.          

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HD DVD vs. Blu-ray

Jul 14, 2019 No Comments

HD DVD vs. Blu-ray        

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Dressed and Determined

Jul 12, 2019 No Comments

Three years ago, Aaron Howes was not your typical college student. The 46-year-old military veteran was studying computer information systems and pursuing several internships while balancing his duties as a single father. Howes admitted life was tough at the time, but he knew the reward would be worth the struggle. His goal, after serving in [...]

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Mike Pence addressed a crowd at the Freitas Family Farm in Lemoore

Jul 10, 2019 No Comments

UPDATE (4:22 p.m.) – Vice President Mike Pence addressed a crowd at the Freitas Family Farm in Lemoore on Wednesday afternoon. He spoke about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and how the Trump administration expects the trade deal to benefit the economy and American workers. Next, Pence is headed to Vandenberg Air Force Base where [...]

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Party City – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Jul 10, 2019 No Comments

Today Party City is the largest store of its kind but back in the late 90′s, they had some major troubles. They came close to filing for bankruptcy and possibly failing all together. This video talks about their rapid rise, sudden fall, and recovery from it. It also briefly touches on their size today as [...]

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Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen at Naval Air Station Lemoore

Jul 10, 2019 No Comments

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, have arrived in California. Air Force Two landed at Naval Air Station Lemoore shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Vice President’s first stop on his trip will reportedly be a fundraiser at Harris Ranch in Coalinga. Following that, he is scheduled to visit Freitas Family Farm in [...]

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