Archive for August, 2019

eBay – How It Started

Aug 30, 2019 No Comments by

The massive online auction site that we all know as eBay was created by one man over a 3-day weekend. Some aspects of this story, including his motivation for doing it, are commonly misreported. This video attempts to clear up some of those misconceptions and tell this amazing story.    

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City Announces New Economic Development Director

Aug 30, 2019 No Comments by

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that Lupe Perez has been hired as Director of Economic Development for the City of Fresno. “This is a key position for City Hall and I think we are incredibly fortunate to have someone as competent and well-respected as Lupe to lead [...]

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Napster – Changing an Industry

Aug 16, 2019 No Comments by

n 1999, Napster was a revolutionary new way to share music that changed the industry forever. Here’s what happened…  

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Frito-Lay – Bigger Than You Know

Aug 15, 2019 No Comments

When I was in the 1st grade, I was so confused by the name Frito-Lay. The purpose of this video is to straighten everything out for anyone who has shared that same confusion by talking about the formation and size of this business.      

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Fresno State ranks 35th in Money Magazine’s ‘Best Public Colleges’ list

Aug 15, 2019 No Comments

Going to college wasn’t a realistic goal for Jordan Cordova whose parents weren’t around when he was growing up. But in high school, the Clovis resident learned about Fresno State and the quality education he could get at a university close to home. Cordova, who was raised by his grandparents, worked hard to get high [...]

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Raiders, Allegiant agree on naming rights deal for Las Vegas Stadium

Aug 05, 2019 No Comments

LAS VEGAS – The Raiders and Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced an agreement for the naming rights to Las Vegas Stadium, the under-construction future home of the Raiders and UNLV football. “We’re thrilled that our future home will be known as Allegiant Stadium,” said Raiders President Marc Badain. “As the hometown airline, Allegiant is the [...]

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DAY 4: EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION CLOVIS

Aug 02, 2019 No Comments

Clovis, California…August 2, 2019— Entering into the fourth day of construction, the action has not stopped yet as the Extreme and De Young Properties teams are leading the trade partners and volunteers to make sure the future Reeder family home is completed in time for their return on Sunday. The diligent crews of volunteers continue [...]

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City Releases Results of Community Input for Police Chief Search

Aug 02, 2019 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno today released the collective responses from community meetings and online surveys conducted by the Administration to gather public input in the search for a new police chief. The responses were collated and catalogued and are now available along with the complete videos of the five community meetings on [...]

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