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Landfill Dzine at the World Ag Expo

Feb 10, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. -Landfill Dzine is an exhibitor at the Word Ag Expo. Landfill Dzine is a family-owned business that recycles products used in agriculture into new products. The company takes lay-flat irrigation tubing—made of plastic, nylon and rubber—and turns it into fashion. Purses, wallets, flip flops, belts and other accessories have roots in recycling as they [...]

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Excitement Grows for 48th Annual World Ag Expo

Feb 09, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo will kick off its 48th annual show tomorrow, February 10, 2015, in Tulare, California. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem is expected shortly before 10:00 a.m. The largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, World Ag Expo touts more than 1,500 [...]

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NEW FRESNO GRIZZLIES FIELD STAFF BRINGS A CHAMPIONSHIP REPUTATION TO DOWNTOWN FRESNO

Feb 06, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies announced today their field staff assignments from the Houston Astros for the 2015 season. New manager Tony DeFrancesco becomes the ninth skipper in Grizzlies history, while pitching coach Arthur “Ace” Adams, hitting coach Leon Roberts, developmental specialist Jeff Murphy, athletic trainer Bryan Baca, and strength and conditioning coach Trey [...]

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WINNER OF PRESTIGIOUS LEON S. PETERS AWARD TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY AT FRESNO STATE

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA (February 4, 2015) – Today, Wednesday, February 4th, at roughly 12:30 pm, the Fresno Chamber of Commerce will announce the 2015 recipient of the Leon S. Peters Award at the Haak Conference room on the fourth floor of the Madden Library (5200 North Barton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710). As in years past, the [...]

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CENTRAL VALLEY COMMUNITY BANK ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL MANAGER POSITIONS

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA…February 2, 2015…James M. Ford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Central Valley Community Bank (CVCB), recently announced the growth of the Bank’s organizational structure to encompass a Regional Manager level. This expanded management level includes the responsibility of strategic development and implementation of action plans to enhance performance, productivity and customer and community [...]

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Local Filmmakers Win World Ag Expo’s Video Contest

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – Scott Sargeant and Brian Keith, who submitted a video on behalf of Revolier Films, based out of Visalia, Calif., have won World Ag Expo’s “Where Would We Be Without Farmers?” video contest. In the video, Sargeant and Keith feature a local farmer and his wife from Tulare, California–the farming couple, Scott and [...]

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FRESNO FUEGO FC TO HOST LA GALAXY II IN A SOCCER EXHIBITION AT CHUKCHANSI PARK ON FEBRUARY 21

Jan 30, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Fuego FC (USL PDL), presented by Marquez Brothers El Mexicano Brand, have announced today that they will host an exhibition match against USL PRO LA Galaxy II at Chukchansi Park on Saturday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m. (gates open at 6:00 p.m.).The additional February exhibition match comes at a turning [...]

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SAVE MART CENTER AT FRESNO STATE RANKS AMONG THE WORLD’S BEST AGAIN IN 2014!

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

The SMG-managed Save Mart Center ended 2014 having again hosted an exceptional year of live musical, sports, and family entertainment, ranking among the world’s top 100 arenas, according to leading industry publications. The arena ended the year ranked as the #2 collegiate venue, #49 in the U.S. and #95 in the world in the list [...]

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WHITE-FACED WHISTLING DUCK TO PREDICT SUPER BOWL WINNER

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA – If you’re still torn between which team will win the 49th Super Bowl next week, stop by Fresno Chaffee Zoo and let an animal decide for you! Lazarus, the white-faced whistling duck, will make his very first Super Bowl prediction on Friday, January 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the Zoo’s rainforest lawn. [...]

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FRESNO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER TO CELEBRATE THE ARTS

Jan 28, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA (January 27, 2015) – This Friday, the Fresno Chamber of Commerce will host its 121st Annual Membership & Installation Dinner at the New Exhibit Hall in Downtown Fresno. The theme of this year’s banquet is “The Arts: Nicety or Necessity?” Additionally, Lorraine Salazar, Owner of Sal’s Mexican Restaurant Group will be installed as [...]

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Today we reflect on the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 19, 2015 No Comments
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The Fresno Food Expo, Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Agricultural Tour of Valley’s $36 Billion Food and Beverage Industry

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, California – January 14, 2015…More than 45 agricultural, political and educational leaders, as well as trade and regional media, took part in a unique regional agricultural and economic impact tour on Tuesday, January 13, receiving a firsthand look at the diverse food and beverage industry that makes up California’s San Joaquin Valley. Tour attendees [...]

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THE HIGHWAY 99 DERBY IS COMING TO CHUKCHANSI PARK

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Fuego FC, four-time Southwest Division Champions in the Premier Development League (PDL), have announced today they will host an exhibition match with 2014 USL PRO Champions Sacramento Republic FC scheduled for Saturday, February 7th at 7:00 p.m. The match, dubbed the Highway 99 Derby, marks the first time the two [...]

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FRESNO GRIZZLIES TO HOST ANNUAL JOB FAIR ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 31

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A Baseball affiliate of the Houston Astros, and Ovations Food Services will hold their annual Job Fair for game-day staff positions on Saturday, January 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Chukchansi Park. Combined, the two organizations staff an average of 500 positions each year that include: security, ushers, [...]

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HAROLD REYNOLDS TO BE THE FEATURED GUEST AT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES HOT STOVE GALA ON FEBRUARY 7

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The road to Fresno Grizzlies Opening Day on April 9th at Chukchansi Park begins on Saturday, February 7th with the 54th annual Hot Stove Gala at the Fresno Convention Center. Former Major League player and current broadcaster Harold Reynolds will be the featured guest and deliver the keynote address. Tickets for the [...]

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High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

Jan 07, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO— Marking significant progress toward modernizing California’s transportation infrastructure, the California High-Speed Rail Authority today joined hundreds of supporters and government, student, community, transportation, business and labor leaders to break ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system. “What is important is the connection that we are rooted in our forebears and we are committed [...]

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City of Fresno Recommends Protecting Water Pipes During Freezing Temperatures

Dec 29, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – When the weather drops to freezing temperatures, water in exposed pipes expands. If the water expands too much, the pipe can burst. Here are some practical measures homeowners can take to safeguard against frozen water pipes and prevent costly plumbing damage. Water Pipes and Hoses Remove hoses from outside faucets. Shut off [...]

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American Pickers is coming to Visalia

Dec 23, 2014 No Comments

American Pickers is coming to California in February 2015. They are looking for people with interesting stories, intriguing personalities and cool collectables right here in Visalia. America Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on the History Channel. This hit show follows two of the most skilled pickers in [...]

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World Ag Expo Introduces “Farmers’ Lunch” Featuring AG Kawamura

Dec 23, 2014 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo is proud to introduce a brand new event: Farmers’ Lunch, featuring speaker AG Kawamura, California’s former Secretary of Agriculture. The lunch will be hosted in the VIP Event Tent on the World Ag Expo grounds, during the final day of the show: Thursday, February 12. World Ag Expo attracts [...]

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Nishinaka Named SCCCD Board President

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments

Board members of the State Center Community College District elected Ronald H. Nishinaka as board president at its December board meeting. Richard M. Caglia was elected vice president and John Leal was elected secretary. Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College Center, Madera Center and the Oakhurst Center make up the State Center Community [...]

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