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Phase 6 Starts Construction on the Goshen/Demaree intersection

Nov 12, 2018 No Comments

Construction on the Goshen/Demaree intersection will result in changed lane restrictions and road closures starting Tuesday, November 6th, and continuing through Thursday, December 13th. This phase will focus on major street reconstruction along the westerly half of Demaree and Goshen avenues and will impact traffic as follows:  Goshen Avenue will be completely closed between Demaree [...]

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FRESNO STATE HONORS VETERANS WITH SEVERAL EVENTS, CAMPUS CLOSURE MONDAY

Nov 09, 2018 No Comments

Fresno State Veterans Services presents several events in honor of the Veterans Day national holiday. A ceremony will be held on campus at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Veterans Memorial at the flag poles near the Thomas Building. The “Remember the Fallen” exhibition is on display in the Henry Madden Library throughNov. 13. The Bulldog [...]

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Health and Human Services Hero Awards honors locals

Nov 09, 2018 No Comments

At age 16, Lupe Mirelez was forced to drop out of high school to take care of her eight younger siblings. With a home marred by poverty and violence, her opportunity at success was slim, but an opportunity to join the Job Corps would fuel her nearly 50-year career in nursing. When David Luchini began [...]

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Veterans Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Nov 09, 2018 No Comments

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, November 12.  The delivery of some City services may be affected by the holiday as well.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, November 13.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, [...]

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VALLEYPBS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Nov 08, 2018 No Comments

(November 8, 2018) — The ValleyPBS Board of Directors announced that well-known media and public relations professional Jenny Toste will serve as the station’s fourth CEO in its 41-year history. Toste brings a wide range of experience to lead the ValleyPBS team, most recently as an award-winning social media specialist for Fresno State, leading online [...]

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AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE GIVES INSIGHT INTO FEDERAL FARM BILL

Nov 07, 2018 No Comments

Agricultural Council of California president Emily Rooney is among eight experts who will speak about issues surrounding the 2018 federal farm bill at the 37th annual Agribusiness Management Conference in downtown Fresno. A new agricultural and food policy omnibus bill is drafted and signed into law every five years and is under the purview of [...]

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PETER EVERWINE, POET AND FRESNO STATE PROFESSOR EMERITUS, DIES AT 88

Nov 07, 2018 No Comments

Dr. Peter Everwine, a professor emeritus of English at Fresno State and nationally acclaimed poet and translator, died in Fresno on Oct. 28 at the age of 88. Dr. Everwine’s accomplishments included a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship for creative arts, both in 1975, and the American Academy of Arts [...]

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Party City – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Nov 07, 2018 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 altogether. This video talks about their rapid rise, sudden fall, and recovery from it. It also briefly touches on their size today as well [...]

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Election Results

Nov 06, 2018 No Comments

            California Election Results   Fresno County Election Results   Kings County Election Results   Tulare County Election Results   Madera County Results

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TICKETS TO SEE ‘COPA COMBATE’ MMA TOURNAMENT ON SALE NOV. 7

Nov 05, 2018 No Comments

Tickets to see Combate Americas’ “Copa Combate” Mixed Martial Arts tournament at the Save Mart Centerwill be on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7. This event will be Combate Americas first one-night only, eight-man tournament in California history, 25 years after the creators legendary “UFC 1 Tournament.” The event will feature eight fighters, representing eight different countries, [...]

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Texas Instruments – Bigger Than You Know

Oct 28, 2018 No Comments

Texas Instruments is the standard for calculators across the United States but many may be surprised to learn the company runs much deeper. This video focuses on some of their historic contributions and takes a look at what they do today.      

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The Decline of Sears…What Happened?

Oct 26, 2018 No Comments

As of this week, Sears has filed for bankruptcy. They’ll continue existing but that existence is getting smaller and smaller and it’s questionable how long they’ll last. This video takes a look the company over the years and how they found themselves in this situation.      

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This is your LAST CHANCE

Oct 25, 2018 No Comments

This is your LAST CHANCE to visit the beautiful 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway before it is given away on October 28. We have extended the open houses this week from Tuesday through Friday from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register FREE at the house to [...]

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Former football pros discuss life after the game

Oct 24, 2018 No Comments

Dr. Robert W. Turner broke his neck playing college football, yet still played professionally for four years. Turner and Fresno State Football coach Jeff Tedford were teammates for two years while playing for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. Realizing that injuries were piling up and he was mainly on the fringes of [...]

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The Decline of Solo…What Happened?

Oct 19, 2018 No Comments

When we think of disposable cups, we think of Solo. It hasn’t exactly been one of the big headlines but there’s been quite a bit happening to the company, and really all of the cup industry.      

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO RESERVE ST. JUDE DREAM HOME® TICKETS

Oct 18, 2018 No Comments

Clovis, CA – October 18, 2018 – This is the last weekend to visit the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house! The house is open Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Just for touring the house, visitors can enter for a free chance to win a $10,000 [...]

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Nestle – Bigger Than You Know

Oct 17, 2018 No Comments

We all know Nestle for their chocolate but you may be surprised that they make much more than that. This, combined with the fact that they are one of the largest companies in existence, leads me to believe that they are likely much bigger than you know.        

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Act by October 12 and qualify for a special Bonus Prize drawing to win The Fresno Grizzlies Ultimate Fan Experience Package

Oct 12, 2018 No Comments

Clovis, CA (October 12, 2018) – Everyone who reserves a St. Jude Dream Home ticket by Friday, October 12 will also be entered in to The Fresno Grizzlies Ultimate Fan Experience Package, courtesy of The Fresno Grizzlies. Over half of the 10,000 tickets have been sold and tickets are expected to sell out early—so the [...]

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Best Buy – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Oct 11, 2018 No Comments

A few years ago, Best Buy was struggling. It got to a point where many thought they were doomed to fail. But they’ve made a comeback and today are looking better than ever. This video profiles their rise, fall, and rise again while trying to provide explanations for all of it.      

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Fresno Grizzlies and Washington Nationals agree to Player Development Contract

Oct 10, 2018 No Comments

The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have signed a two-season Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Washington Nationals. Washington, a perennial playoff contender in the National League East, has won that division four of the last six seasons (2012-2017), finishing no worse than second place during that span. The Nationals’ player development has been [...]

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