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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Napster – Changing an Industry

Aug 16, 2019 No Comments

n 1999, Napster was a revolutionary new way to share music that changed the industry forever. Here’s what happened…  

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Frito-Lay – Bigger Than You Know

Aug 15, 2019 No Comments

When I was in the 1st grade, I was so confused by the name Frito-Lay. The purpose of this video is to straighten everything out for anyone who has shared that same confusion by talking about the formation and size of this business.      

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Fresno State ranks 35th in Money Magazine’s ‘Best Public Colleges’ list

Aug 15, 2019 No Comments

Going to college wasn’t a realistic goal for Jordan Cordova whose parents weren’t around when he was growing up. But in high school, the Clovis resident learned about Fresno State and the quality education he could get at a university close to home. Cordova, who was raised by his grandparents, worked hard to get high [...]

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Raiders, Allegiant agree on naming rights deal for Las Vegas Stadium

Aug 05, 2019 No Comments

LAS VEGAS – The Raiders and Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced an agreement for the naming rights to Las Vegas Stadium, the under-construction future home of the Raiders and UNLV football. “We’re thrilled that our future home will be known as Allegiant Stadium,” said Raiders President Marc Badain. “As the hometown airline, Allegiant is the [...]

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DAY 4: EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION CLOVIS

Aug 02, 2019 No Comments

Clovis, California…August 2, 2019— Entering into the fourth day of construction, the action has not stopped yet as the Extreme and De Young Properties teams are leading the trade partners and volunteers to make sure the future Reeder family home is completed in time for their return on Sunday. The diligent crews of volunteers continue [...]

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City Releases Results of Community Input for Police Chief Search

Aug 02, 2019 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno today released the collective responses from community meetings and online surveys conducted by the Administration to gather public input in the search for a new police chief. The responses were collated and catalogued and are now available along with the complete videos of the five community meetings on [...]

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Fresno Grizzlies and Trinity Power partner to increase stadium sustainability, with SunPower solar

Jul 30, 2019 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies are going green and reiterating their commitment to sustainability with a 900-kilowatt solar project. Fresno-based Trinity Power has been selected to lead the organization’s transition to clean electricity, powering Chukchansi Park with energy from the sun. The project will be fully funded by the Grizzlies at the city-owned ballpark; [...]

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Summit for emerging high school leaders also inspires student advisers

Jul 28, 2019 No Comments

Anyssa Garza is returning for a fourth year as an adviser with the Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit, helping young potential leaders “create courage within themselves.” “I see the impact the program makes within these students,” said Garza, a Fresno State graduate student working toward her masters in educational leadership. “We give these students the [...]

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The Pet Rock Fad – As Crazy as It Sounds?

Jul 24, 2019 No Comments

The Pet Rock was a short lived fad that peaked in popularity during the 1975 holiday season. It sounds ridiculous on the surface but maybe not as much when given a closer look. It’s considered to be one of the best marketed products of all time and though that statement may be true, this video [...]

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