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The North Face – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Sep 02, 2019 No Comments by

The North Face is one of the biggest clothing brands out there today but they’ve gone through some times. This video talks about their ups and downs over the years, specifically an accounting scandal that almost ruined the company.    

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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

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

Jul 30, 2019 No Comments

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

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

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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