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Hallmark – Bigger Than You Know

Jul 16, 2018 No Comments by

We all know Hallmark for their greeting cards but there’s so much more to this company. Even when it comes to that greeting card segment, people tend to overlook it. This video takes a look at Hallmark from the beginning to where they stand today.      

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Fresno Grizzlies reduce food prices

Jul 13, 2018 No Comments by

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies and their concessions partner, Pro Sports Catering, have “F-Slashed” food prices at Chukchansi Park, lowering prices on eight of the most popular and highest-selling items. The price reductions are already in effect for home games. Hot dogs have been reduced from $5.25 to $4.50, kids dogs from $4 to [...]

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Weird Yet AMAZING Products That Only Exist In Other Countries

Jul 11, 2018 No Comments by

Be Amazed at these incredible but weird products only in other countries. These products are amazing and definitely worth trying out!      

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KEN RAMOS ELECTED AG ONE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT

Jul 11, 2018 No Comments

Ken Ramos, Wells Fargo’s president for Central California business banking, began his one-year term on July 1 as the new president of the Ag One Foundation at Fresno State. Ramos, of Fresno, previously served as vice president for Ag One — a development organization for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno [...]

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The Decline of Gibson

Jul 10, 2018 No Comments

One of the most successful guitar companies of all time may be filing for bankruptcy. This theorizes where they went wrong and why they find themselves in this position.        

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NEW FUNDING TO ADDRESS EQUITY AND ACHIEVEMENT GAPS

Jul 10, 2018 No Comments

Fresno State received $75,000 in funding from the Education Credit Management Corporation Foundation to help address student retention on campus. To be eligible for the grant, teams of at least three campuses were encouraged to develop proposals to address persistence and graduation gaps among low-income, first-generation college students and students of color. The proposal, titled, [...]

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Best Buy No Longer Carrying CDs

Jul 06, 2018 No Comments

In this episode, we take a look at Best Buy and talk about their decision to no longer carry music CDs. They will, however, continue to carry vinyl records.      

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Arizona – Switching Industries

Jul 05, 2018 No Comments

Arizona started as a small beer distributor and today are a leader in the iced tea market. This video talks about their beginnings, the transition, and where they stand today.      

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Fresno Grizzlies broke ground Tuesday

Jul 03, 2018 No Comments

The Fresno Grizzlies  recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new social space at Chukchansi Park, a major step for the upcoming amenity. Upon being introduced in February as the team’s new owner, Fresno Sports and Events announced that it was planning a variety of initiatives for the Grizzlies and Chukchansi Park, including the addition of a ballpark social space. Located [...]

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The Fidget Spinner Fad – Looking Back

Jul 03, 2018 No Comments

Earlier this year fidget spinners seemingly took over the world. Only now that it’s well past its height, we can take a look back and fully understand what was happening. This video is an overview of the fidget spinner fad.        

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MADDEN LIBRARY RECEIVES GRANT TO DIGITIZE 20,000 MAPS

Jul 02, 2018 No Comments

The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State was awarded an $84,700 grant to digitize 20,000 maps of the California State Lands Commission and make them available to the public. The grant comes from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, which is affiliated with the National Archives. “The Madden Library is honored to be awarded this grant in [...]

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Krispy Kreme – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Jun 29, 2018 No Comments

Everyone seems to love Krispy Kreme doughnuts, yet they’ve still had their struggles. A quick rise in the early 2000′s was followed by a quick fall. A fall so significant, it could have easily ended the company all together. Although they’ve yet to return to their former heights, they have made an impressive recovery. This [...]

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Fresno Grizzlies return home for five games, beginning with annual Independence Day bash

Jun 29, 2018 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The eighth Fresno Grizzlies homestand of the 2018 season is scheduled for July 4 through July 7 with five games against the Las Vegas 51s (New York Mets). Former Fresno Grizzlies Manager Tony DeFrancesco (2015-2017) will return to Fresno for the first time leading Las Vegas; DeFrancesco led the Grizzlies to the [...]

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Mayor Brand’s Statement on Status of Parks and Public Safety Sales Tax Initiative

Jun 28, 2018 No Comments

Mayor Lee Brand today released the following statement on the status of the proposed sales tax initiative to support Fresno’s parks and public safety expenditures: “It is with a mixture of both regret and hope that I am announcing the withdrawal of the parks and public safety ballot measure I introduced to Council. “There are [...]

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The Problem Facing Harley-Davidson

Jun 27, 2018 No Comments

Harley-Davidson is the biggest name in motorcycles…but they’ve seen better days. This video discusses a big problem they are facing.      

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City of Fresno’s Rental Housing Registry Begins Inspections Today

Jun 26, 2018 No Comments

The City of Fresno’s Rental Housing Registry begins its pro-active random inspection program today, the next step of the Rental Housing Improvement Act, an effort to improve the quality of rental housing in the city of Fresno. While the City has conducted several volunteer inspections over the last few months, inspection notices for properties randomly [...]

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Hershey’s – Bigger Than You Know

Jun 26, 2018 No Comments

Most of us know Hershey’s for their famous chocolate bar and a few other chocolate products. But there are many other chocolate and snack food products that you probably didn’t realize were made by the Hershey Company. This video talks about the size of the company, and their plans to make it EVEN BIGGER.   [...]

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TERRY TUMEY INTRODUCED AS FRESNO STATE’S NEW DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

Jun 25, 2018 No Comments

Terrance J. “Terry” Tumey was introduced as Fresno State’s new director of athletics at a press conference Monday, June 25, at the Save Mart Center. Tumey’s appointment was announced June 21 by Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro on Twitter. “I am thrilled to welcome Terry Tumey to Fresno State,” Castro said. “Terry is energetic, [...]

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Remember These Apple Computers?

Jun 22, 2018 No Comments

These are two notable products offered by Apple around 15 years ago. They’ve since been completely replaced and generally forgotten, but they were significant and deserve another look.    

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FRESNO STATE MOURNS THE PASSING OF SUPPORTER MANUEL ‘JR’ MANCEBO JUNE 25

Jun 22, 2018 No Comments

Manuel “JR” Mancebo, former owner of Kings County Truck Lines and supporter of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, passed away on Sunday, June 17. In 2017, the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology announced that Mancebo pledged a $1 million bequest in support of the Fresno State dairy science program. Fresno State President Joseph I. [...]

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