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STATE CENTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT WALL OF HONOR INDUCTION CEREMONY

Mar 02, 2020 No Comments

State Center Community College District honored the 2020 Wall of Honor inductees during a special ceremony Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Fresno City College in the Old Administration Building, Room 251. This year’s inductees include Monique S. Kelley, Yolanda Randles, and Dolphas W. Trotter (posthumously). Monique S. Kelly MPAcc, CPA is a nationally recognized accounting [...]

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Bed Bath & Beyond vs. Linens ‘n Things

Feb 28, 2020 No Comments

This video compares two strangely similar stores that were once among the top retailers in the U.S. They’ve both since fallen but at different times and for different reasons. In this video I talk about what happened while highlighting some key differences that have lead to their separate fates.  

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Brendan M. Egan & John S. Shegerian Announce Release Of First Book, 101 Tips From The Marketing Masters

Feb 27, 2020 No Comments

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brendan M. Egan & John S. Shegerian, serial entrepreneurs and founders of The Marketing Masters, a digital marketing agency with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles, announced this week the release of their first book, 101 Tips From The Marketing Masters – Ways To Supercharge Your Marketing & Exponentially [...]

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Kohl’s

Feb 25, 2020 No Comments

Through adverse conditions, Kohl’s has been able to maintain a certain level of success. This video attempts to explain how they’ve been doing it.  

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City Announces New Deputy City Manager

Feb 24, 2020 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that Thomas Gaffery has been hired as Deputy City Manager for the City of Fresno. In his new role, Gaffery will oversee customer service and related analytics of service technologies such as the City’s 311 system and FresGO mobile app in addition [...]

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The Decline of Sbarro…What Happened?

Feb 21, 2020 No Comments

Sbarro is a major U.S. pizza chain that you probably know best from their delicious smelling pizza stands inside shopping malls. Well, they haven’t been doing well lately, evidenced by their multiple bankruptcy filings over the past decade. This video attempts to explain what happened.    

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Comcast – Why They’re Hated

Feb 18, 2020 No Comments

Comcast is a cable and internet provider that happens to be one of the most hated companies out there. This video attempts to explain the reason behind all this hatred.    

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PRESIDENT CASTRO HONORS A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER AT STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY

Feb 18, 2020 No Comments

Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro addressed supporters and community leaders about the University’s successes during the fifth annual State of the University breakfast at the Save Mart Center on Feb. 11. About 750 community leaders and alumni attended the State of the University, during which Castro announced the newest recipients of the President’s Medal [...]

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Pixar – The Fantastic Story

Feb 10, 2020 No Comments

Pixar is responsible for some of the biggest animated films over the past 25 years. This video talks about the unlikely journey they took to get where they are today.    

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City Announces New Director of PARCS

Feb 04, 2020 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that T.J. Miller has been named Director of the City of Fresno’s Parks, After School, Recreation, and Community Services (PARCS) Department, effective immediately. Miller had been the interim PARCS Director since February, 2019. Along with her role as the interim PARCS Director, [...]

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XFL vs. NFL

Feb 03, 2020 No Comments

On January 25th, 2018, which is just yesterday as I write this, they announced their 2020 return. This video focuses mostly on their initial run and the ways they were able to differentiate themselves from the NFL, but also addresses the return announcement and the changes they’re making to avoid another failure.   &nbsp

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AFL vs. NFL

Jan 31, 2020 No Comments

The AFL was a football league that competed with the NFL throughout the 1960s and in doing so they ultimately changed the league forever.  

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FRESNO STATE UNVEILS NEW VARSITY ESPORTS PROGRAM

Jan 31, 2020 No Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, start your software engines. Fresno State has officially launched its new esports program with two varsity teams of students competing at two different video games — League of Legends and Overwatch. Though the program is directed by the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Fresno State — and not by [...]

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World Ag Expo® Guards Against Newest Coronavirus

Jan 30, 2020 No Comments

Tulare, CA – January 29, 2020 – World Ag Expo® is set to host attendees and exhibitors from across the country and around the world in just two weeks. Now they will also prepare to guard against the newest coronavirus emerging in China. “The health and safety of everyone at our show is our top [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR TAKES HOME 21 AWARDS AT THIS YEAR’S WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL CONVENTION

Jan 30, 2020 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, January 30, 2020…The Big Fresno Fair took home 21 awards at the Western Fairs Association’s (WFA) 97th Annual Convention & Trade Show held in Reno, Nevada January 19-22, 2020, where more than 1,200 fair CEOs, directors, staff and fair-related professionals from roughly 125 fairs throughout the Western United States attended to celebrate the [...]

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MoviePass Is Finally Officially Dead: Enters Bankruptcy

Jan 30, 2020 No Comments

The curtain has come down on MoviePass after the company filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. MoviePass was once a revolutionary ticketing service that let people see an unlimited amount of movies for cheap. The company said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that it considered “strategic alternatives,” but couldn’t find any. Helios and Matheson (HMNY), [...]

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City Announces Agreement with Gap Inc. for Donation of Land

Jan 29, 2020 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand today officially announced an agreement between the City of Fresno and San Francisco-based Gap Inc., to purchase 4.8 acres of land on Airways Boulevard for $1, with the intention of building a state-of-the-art, no-kill animal shelter on the site. Gap Inc. has also announced the intention to gift over [...]

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

Sep 02, 2019 No Comments

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

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

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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