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Local Youth in Major League Baseball Contest

Feb 13, 2013 No Comments

CLOVIS – Jared Eben of Clovis is currently one of 52 baseball fans competing for a spot in the 2013 MLB Fan Cave. All of the applicants submitted videos of themselves in a contest where the top 30 participants earn a trip to the MLB Fan Cave and earn the distinction of being a “Cave [...]

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Giants World Series Trophies Viewed by Many at Chukchansi Park

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – Chukchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies, hosted the San Francisco Giants World Series 2010 and 2012 trophies yesterday evening as part of a three-month public tour that is making stops in Junior Giants communities in the northern California region. The Major League Baseball’s Commissioner’s trophy is crafted by Tiffany & Co.  Junior [...]

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40 Under 40: Hank Charles – Fresno State Alumni Association

Jan 28, 2013 No Comments

Hank Charles, wanting to be at a school with football pride, relocated from the Bay Area to Fresno to enroll at California State University, Fresno.  He was a mass communications and journalism major, with a public relations option and a minor in business.  After graduating in 2009 and living back in the Bay Area for [...]

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40 Under 40: Clayton Clark – KMPH FOX 26

Jan 24, 2013 No Comments

Clayton Clark has been playing tennis since the time he could pick up a racket, and was featured in a local newspaper playing the sport at age 3. He was born in Belleville, Illinois and was raised in Saint Louis, Missouri.  He is a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, but played tennis through his junior [...]

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Fresno Monsters Holding Jersey Auction to Benefit Children’s Hospital

Jan 21, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – In another effort to give back to the community, the Fresno Monsters hockey team will be auctioning off special jerseys during games held Jan. 25 and 26 at Selland Arena, with the proceeds going to Children’s Hospital Central California. Fans will be able to stop by the Fan Assistance Center to register for [...]

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40 Under 40: Reggie Ellis – The Foothills Sun-Gazette

Jan 18, 2013 No Comments

Reggie Ellis has been a journalist in California for over 17 years, and is the current publisher and managing editor of the Foothills Sun-Gazette.  He also oversaw the launch of the Central Valley’s first full pay-wall newspaper website,, and is the founder of Central Valley Medical Magazine. Ellis was raised in Hanford, and attended [...]

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Giants’ World Series Trophy to Make Stop at Chukchansi Park

Jan 18, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The San Francisco Giants announced that they will take their 2012 world champions trophy on public tour, including a stop at Chukchansi Park in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, February 5. This will be the second public trophy tour held in the past three years and will feature both the 2012 and 2010 trophies. [...]

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Fuego to Partner with Six Local Youth Soccer Clubs

Jan 11, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The Fresno Fuego will partner with six local youth soccer clubs starting in 2013 to create an identification system that will help develop local youths into future Fuego team members. This collaboration will allow the Fuego staff to directly identify local players within these clubs, working toward achieving the Fuego vision of providing [...]

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Mariano to Return as Grizzlies Manager for 2013 Season

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – Bob Mariano will return as the Fresno Grizzlies manager for the 2013 season, the 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants announced. Mariano, who guided the Grizzlies to a 74-70 record in 2012, will be joined by a familiar coaching staff in hitting coach Russ Morman and pitching coach Pat Rice. Eric Ortega, [...]

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Business Street Online Presents the Year in Pictures

Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Business Street Online would like to take a visual look back on 2012 with our 2012 Year in Pictures.  2012 was another memorable year for central California business, and Business Street Online is looking forward to bringing you coverage of more memorable news events in 2013. In celebration of New Year’s Day, [...]

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Fuego to be Honored in USL Hall of Fame

Dec 10, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Fuego will be honored in the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Hall of Fame as a 10+ Club after having completed 10 years in the Premier Development League (PDL), the USL announced. The Fuego joined the league in 2003 and have never endured a losing season, compiling an all-time franchise record [...]

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Downtown Fresno Ice Rink Becoming a Popular Attraction

Dec 07, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Since beginning to welcome its first skaters last month, the Downtown Fresno Ice Rink is already beginning to boost activity in the downtown area. Kate Borders, president and CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, says the initial goal was to have 300 skaters a day spend time on the ice.  Just a [...]

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Fresno Grizzlies Reading Program Launched

Dec 05, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Students across the Central Valley will be reading more books as part of the Fresno Grizzlies Community Fund’s Wild About Reading program, which challenges children of preschool through 6th grades to read 10 books in five weeks. The 10th running of the program was launched Tuesday morning at Rowell Elementary School in [...]

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Billy Crystal Movie Screening is Dec. 20 in Fresno

Dec 03, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Aug. 27, 2011 was a busy day at Chukchansi Park as the Fresno Grizzlies hosted not only the Sacramento River Cats but also renowned actor Billy Crystal.  The actor/comedian and crew took over the stadium to shoot scenes for his Christmas Day release feature film “Parental Guidance.” Thanks to 20th Century Fox [...]

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Bank of the West Extends Sponsorship of Pac-12 Conference

Nov 19, 2012 No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA /PRNewswire/ – Bank of the West today announced it has extended its sponsorship of the Pac-12 Conference for two years, maintaining its position as an official sponsor and the official banking partner of the Conference. The bank has been a Pac-12 sponsor since 2010. Along with public engagement through on-site branding, experiential marketing and social [...]

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Top 25 Team Rankings of the Harris Interactive College Football Poll

Nov 18, 2012 No Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Today’s Harris Interactive College Football PollSM shows theTop 25 results compiled from rankings submitted by the Harris Interactive panel of former coaches, players and administrators, and current and former members of the media.  Notre Dame took over the top spot in the rankings and is the only undefeated team in the HICFP Top 25.  Losses by Oregon and Kansas [...]

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