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‘DIVE INTO STEM’ CAMP PROVIDES HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

Jul 18, 2019 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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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Executive Interiors, Inc. Grand Opening

Apr 24, 2019 No Comments

Executive Interiors, Inc., a local millwork and cabinetry company, has relocated and expanded its operation to West Fresno between Highway 99 and 180. The grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, to celebrate the new building which had broken ground a year ago on April 4, 2018. Executive Interiors, Inc. Founded in 2007, Executive Interiors [...]

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Disney – Bigger Than You Know

Apr 22, 2019 No Comments

Disney just bought a bunch of assets from Fox in a $71 billion deal. This marks its largest acquisition in a long line of large acquisitions. This video talks about that deal look at some of their significant acquisitions from the past 25 years and examine how big Disney currently is.  

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Executive Interiors, Inc. Grand Opening Local Millwork and Cabinetry Company Relocates and Expands

Apr 22, 2019 No Comments

Executive Interiors, Inc., a local millwork and cabinetry company, has relocated and expanded its operation to West Fresno between Highway 99 and 180. The grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, to celebrate the new building which had broken ground a year ago on April 4, 2018. Heavy hors d’ oeuvres are available in [...]

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Central Valley Meat Co. acquiring Harris Farms’ beef operations

Apr 09, 2019 No Comments

Harris Farms Inc. owner John Harris and Central Valley Meat Co. Inc. president and chief executive officer Brian Coelho announced today that Central Valley Meat Holding Co. will acquire Harris Ranch Beef Holding Co., including its wholly owned subsidiaries: Harris Feeding Co. and Harris Ranch Beef Co. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed [...]

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Derek Franks Joins Fresno Grizzlies Ownership Group

Mar 13, 2019 No Comments

Fresno Grizzlies (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) team president Derek Franks has been added to the franchise’s ownership group, Fresno Sports and Events LLC announced Thursday. Franks is entering his 16th season with the Grizzlies.  The Central Valley native began his tenure with the club in 2004 as an intern and progressed through the sales ranks, eventually becoming Executive Vice President and General Manager [...]

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The Decline of Redbox

Mar 01, 2019 No Comments

There’s a great story behind Redbox. They’ve become somewhat of a household name and are now the #1 source of DVD and Blu-Ray rentals. Yet, over the last few years, they’ve experienced a noticeable decline. This video takes a look at their rise and possible fall while attempting to provide reasoning behind it.     [...]

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City Announces Interim Director of PARCS

Feb 28, 2019 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that T.J. Miller has been named interim Director of the City’s Parks, After School, Recreation, and Community Services (PARCS) Department, effective immediately. Miller will continue to serve as Director of Customer Relations and Analytics, where she has been successfully streamlining customer service [...]

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Sony – Bigger Than You Know

Feb 28, 2019 No Comments

Sony is known for making the PlayStation along with televisions and audio devices but there’s other parts to their business that we may overlook. They’re actually one of the biggest and most diverse companies out there. This video attempts to give a picture of how Sony was formed and what they look like today.   [...]

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March Match Up to fuel future leaders by fighting student hunger

Feb 27, 2019 No Comments

Fresno State’s March Match Up campaign benefitting the Student Cupboard will be a full-court press against food insecurity throughout the month of March. The goal is to raise $100,000 from community gifts for the Student Cupboard to help stamp out hunger on campus this year. The Student Cupboard provides Fresno State students who are challenged by food [...]

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is now open in The Shops at River Park

Feb 04, 2019 No Comments

Fresno, CA. – Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Shops at River Park, is hosting a grand opening event on Friday, February 8th, at 130 E Paseo del Centro between Yoshino’s and the Imax Theater. Please join them in-store for free samples, as well as 20% off all day. Cooking demonstrations between 11 am and 2 pm. [...]

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Twinkie – The Most Successful Spongecake of All Time

Jan 21, 2019 No Comments

The Twinkie is one of the most successful products of all time. This video takes an in depth look at it and displays its cultural significance.    

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