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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dec 29, 2016 No Comments

The Clovis Police Department and the Fresno MLK Unity Committee invite you to attend the Annual Community Breakfast honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 14th, 2017.  Tables of eight (8) are available for reservation with advance payment; individual tickets for limited, non-reserved seating will be available at the door.  All tickets [...]

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Mayor Launches Redesigned City of Fresno Website

Dec 28, 2016 No Comments

Mayor Ashley Swearengin today announced the redesign of the City of Fresno’s website, Fresno.gov. The website features significant changes to the visual design, organization and underlying technology of the City’s website, which had not undergone a major redesign since 2009. The launch also includes beta testing to encourage feedback from the public. “The launch of [...]

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Economic Impact of Campus Rises to $2.6 Billion

Dec 27, 2016 No Comments

Even before its unprecedented expansion through the Merced 2020 Project Opens a New Window. , the University of California, Merced, has directly contributed more than $1.4 billion to the San Joaquin Valley economy to date, and more than $2.6 billion to the state’s economy, according to the university’s annual Economic Impact Report. Wages and benefits, [...]

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BITWISE INDUSTRIES CEO SOBERAL TO TALK TECHNOLOGY AND FRESNO JAN. 20

Dec 23, 2016 No Comments

Jake A. Soberal, CEO of Bitwise Industries, will speak on “How to Fix America’s Most Broken City: The Bitwise Story” at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, in the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State. At the free, public event hosted by the Friends of the Madden Library, Soberal will examine how Bitwise promotes the incubation [...]

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A Holiday Message from Business Street Online

Dec 23, 2016 No Comments

The staff at Business Street Online would like to wish all of our readers a joyous Christmas. We hope you will be spending this time in the company of friends and family, relaxing and enjoying the end of another happy and prosperous year. The Business Street Online offices will be closed Monday December 26 and  will [...]

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14 new electric vehicle chargers added toFresno Yosemite Airport

Dec 20, 2016 No Comments

Fresno Yosemite International Airport received a $30,000 grant from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s CHARGE Up! program for the installation of six Level 2 Telefonix charging stations in the short-term lot. The CHARGE UP! program provides grant funding to Valley businesses, agencies and the public to provide access to eligible charging stations. [...]

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2nd Annual Enchanted Ice Garden

Dec 19, 2016 No Comments

The Visalia Parks and Recreation Department announces the return of their popular holiday attraction to downtown Visalia. The Enchanted Ice Garden will have its grand opening on Friday, December 16th from 4 pm to 9 pm at Garden Street Plaza. The Enchanted Ice Garden will be open every day from December 16th through January 2nd, [...]

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Study: Warming Could Slow Upslope Migration of Trees

Dec 16, 2016 No Comments

Scientists expect subalpine trees to advance upslope as global temperatures increase, following their climate up the mountains. But new research published Opens a New Window. Dec. 15 in the journal Global Change Biology suggests this might not hold true for two subalpine tree species of western North America. A study led by project scientist Lara [...]

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City of Fresno Announces Historic Preservation Awards

Dec 15, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today announced the winners of the City’s 2016 Historic Preservation awards which honor individuals and community groups who have demonstrated excellence in the restoration of a historic building or leadership in preservation planning and neighborhood revitalization. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony at the Fresno City Council meeting [...]

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Robots and People Working Together to Save Water and Enhance Agriculture

Dec 15, 2016 No Comments

A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping University of California researchers refine collaborative robotic technology that could change the way crops are maintained worldwide, saving millions of gallons of water each year and taking precision agriculture to a whole new level. The three-year Robot-Assisted Precision Irrigation and Diagnostics [...]

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Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson to step down at school year’s end

Dec 13, 2016 No Comments

Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson, the second-longest-serving superintendent of the state’s 30 largest districts, resigned Monday, effective in August. Hanson, 51, has led Fresno, the state’s fourth-largest district – and one of its poorest – for nearly 12 years. Hanson brought financial stability and change to the district in the heart of the economically struggling [...]

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FRESNO STATE GETS ABOUT $500K TO FIGHT TEACHER SHORTAGE

Dec 12, 2016 No Comments

Fresno State received a major tool in the campaign to battle teacher shortages with two grants totaling $498,266 from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the California State University Office of the Chancellor announced today. Fresno State is one of 17 in the 23-campus CSU system that garnered $5.19 million of the $8 million in [...]

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STUDY TO EXAMINE HARD OF HEARING PARTNERS COMMUNICATION

Dec 12, 2016 No Comments

Hard of hearing adults and their communication partners are being sought for an Interdisciplinary Psychosocial Group Audiologic Rehabilitation Program study at Fresno State. Known as IPGAR, the study will explore the role of communication self-efficacy on the quality of life for both hard of hearing adults and their communication partners, including spouse, partner, family member [...]

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HARRIS CONSTRUCTION AND FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO REACH RESOLUTION ON AFRICAN ADVENTURE PROJECT

Dec 08, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, CA – The new African Adventure exhibit at Fresno Chaffee Zoo has been a wonderfully successful venture, exceeding all of our expectations. As has been recently reported, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo and its Construction Manager, Harris Construction, encountered a few obstacles on the project, a situation not uncommon on large and complex projects. The [...]

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The ’40 Under 40’ Class of 2016 is Announced

Nov 29, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO – The “40 Under 40” reception, presented by Business Street Online, recognizes outstanding business professionals in the private and public sectors of central California who have yet to reach the age of 40. They have demonstrated a strong work ethic, and are the leaders of today as well as tomorrow. Each year, Business Street [...]

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LAST CHANCE! Time is running out to enter to win the biggest St. Jude Dream home

Nov 11, 2016 No Comments

LAST CHANCE! Time is running out to enter to win the biggest St. Jude Dream home, yet! This is your last weekend to take a tour of the $475,000 house located on W. Sierra Ave & N. Randy Ave, Clovis. The house and other prizes will be given away on Sunday, November 20 at 5 [...]

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Fresno Chandler Executive Airport Welcomes Flight Line Café to Downtown Fresno

Nov 11, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – After nearly sixteen years, Henry and Patty Wang have returned to Fresno Chandler Executive Airport to serve downtown businesses and the general aviation community with the opening of Flight Line Café. Mr. and Mrs. Wang formally operated a restaurant at the same location from 1993 to 2000. Flight Line Café is located [...]

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Election 2016 Results

Nov 08, 2016 No Comments

City Council Member Lee Brand will be the new mayor of Fresno. Brand beat his opponent, Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea, by more than 6,000 votes or more than seven-percent. Click on links below to see results. California Semi-Official Election Results Fresno County Election Results Kings County Election Results Tulare County Election Results Madera County Election Results

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13th Annual Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Grand Opening

Nov 03, 2016 No Comments

De Young Properties is proud to again be builder of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 2016 marks the 10th year De Young Properties has served as major sponsor and donor to the campaign—an incredible accomplishment. The home will be open starting on Saturdays from 9am – 5pm and [...]

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Tim DeRuyter out as Fresno State head coach

Oct 23, 2016 No Comments

The Fresno State Bulldogs have relieved Tim DeRuyter of his head coaching duties, according to multiple reports from Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs are 1-7 this season with their only win coming against a FCS opponent in Sacramento State back in Week 2. The program has lost six consecutive games, including blowout losses to Nebraska, Toledo [...]

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