EXPERTS ADDRESS WATER SAFETY ISSUES AT ARSENIC SYMPOSIUM

Oct 04, 2018 No Comments

The California Water Institute at Fresno State is bringing together water safety experts and professionals from throughout the state to discuss a research study released in June reporting that overpumping groundwater can release harmful arsenic into the drinking water supply. The Arsenic Symposium will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the [...]

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6th Annual Great Mascot Race

Oct 03, 2018 No Comments

The Big Fresno Fair is excited to announce the return of the 6th Annual Great Mascot Race, which will put mascots from around the Valley in a race against each other. See your favorite mascots from all over the Central Valley including Scoopy from @TheFresnoBee, Parker from @FresnoGrizzlies, Max from @fiestaautoinsurance, Cilantro from @fresnogrizzlies, Sam [...]

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Big times are back. Big Fresno Fair opens today

Oct 03, 2018 No Comments

The Big Fresno Fair kicks off with several new attractions including a towering exhibit which helps tell the story of the valley’s number-one industry. A tractor tree has sprouted in between two real trees next to the Paul Paul Theater. 23 tractors, in fact, have been carefully welded together. The exhibit is a tree so the [...]

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A&W – Building a Business

Sep 27, 2018 No Comments

A&W is known for their chain of fast food restaurants, as well as their root beer sold in stores. This video takes a look at both sides of the business, focusing on how they were built and where they stand today.        

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Procter & Gamble

Sep 21, 2018 No Comments

Procter & Gamble is much larger than many people realize. Some people aren’t aware that they even exist at all and that’s because they own multiple brands that don’t feature the company’s name. This video profiles those brands while attempting to demonstrate how large they actually are.        

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City Launches New Fulton District Mobile App

Sep 20, 2018 No Comments

The City of Fresno today announced the launch of a new Fulton District mobile app that features information of interest about landmarks, artwork, amenities, and history in the Fulton District, which includes the area on and surrounding the recently re-opened Fulton Street between Tuolumne and Inyo. Users can locate the public art along Fulton Street, [...]

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IKEA – Why They’re So Successful

Sep 19, 2018 No Comments

IKEA is the largest furniture store in the world, and they’ve used some unique strategies to gain their success. This video examines those strategies while trying to answer the question of why they’re so successful.      

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Fresno Grizzlies and Washington Nationals agree to Player Development Contract for 2019 and 2020 seasons

Sep 18, 2018 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have signed a two-season Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Washington Nationals. Washington, a perennial playoff contender in the National League East, has won that division four of the last six seasons (2012-2017), finishing no worse than second place during that span. The Nationals’ player [...]

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City, State Leaders Celebrate Completion of Fresno’s Largest-Ever Infrastructure Program

Sep 17, 2018 No Comments

Mayor Lee Brand and Public Utilities Director Michael Carbajal gathered with local, and state leaders today to mark the completion of the Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility and the major pipeline projects of the City’s Recharge Fresno program, which collectively make up the City’s largest-ever infrastructure program and enable greater water sustainability through increased use [...]

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CONSTRUCTION FIRM QUIRING PROMOTES NEW PRESIDENT

Sep 11, 2018 No Comments

A new president will be taking over day-to-day operations for Quiring General. The Fresno-based construction company announced in a press release on Tuesday that it would be promoting Josh Sherfield to president. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Sherfield to the role of President,” said Paul Quiring, CEO. “His team-first approach, values, [...]

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City Issues Cease & Desist Letter To Bird Scooters

Sep 07, 2018 No Comments

The City of Fresno has issued a cease-and-desist letter to Bird Rides Inc. (Bird) and given them until Sunday, September 9, 2018, to remove all of their scooters from the City until an operating policy and a business agreement can be reached. Bird, a Santa Monica, CA based company that provides dockless electric motorized scooters [...]

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The Decline of Kmart

Sep 07, 2018 No Comments

The future of Kmart doesn’t look bright. This video tells how Kmart got where they are today, their current situation, and my predictions for the future of the company.        

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FLAG TRIBUTE TO HONOR SEN. JOHN MCCAIN

Aug 28, 2018 No Comments

Per a proclamation signed by President Donald J. Trump, Fresno State’s national and state flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, Sept. 2, the day of funeral services for Sen. John McCain, who died from brain cancer on Aug. 25 at 81 years old. McCain — a two-time presidential candidate, six-term senator and [...]

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Checkers and Rally’s – Why Two Different Names?

Aug 27, 2018 No Comments

Ever since I released a video about why Carls Jr. and Hardee’s go by two different names, I’ve been receiving an overwhelming number of people suggesting I make a similar video for Checkers and Rally’s, so here it is. It’s another set of restaurants that use the same branding and seem identical, and this video [...]

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John McCain, Senator And Former Republican Presidential Nominee, Dead At 81

Aug 25, 2018 No Comments

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., passed away at age 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. He has served in the Senate since 1986 and was the Republican nominee for president in 2008.

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How Did Adidas Get So Big?

Aug 10, 2018 No Comments

Behind only Nike, Adidas is the second largest business of their kind. This video attempts to answer the question of how they got so big by highlighting three things greatly contributed to their success.      

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The Decline of General Electric

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

General Electric has helped shape the society we have today. 126 years of invention and innovation that all started with Thomas Edison, yet today they’re struggling. This video takes a look their decline and attempts to convey why it’s significant. It also explains a popular belief concerning the for this decline. It’s been a sad [...]

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FLOOR SEATS AVAILABLE FOR WILLIE NELSON, ALISON KRAUSS CONCERT AUG. 7

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

Floor seat tickets to see Willie Nelson and Family and Alison Krauss have been made available for their show at7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Save Mart Center. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800.745.3000 or at the Save Mart Center Box Office. INFO: 559.278.3400.

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VALLEY BUSINESS INDEX FALLS FOR JULY; TARIFFS HAVING IMPACTS

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index fell in July, but remains above growth neutral for the 23nd consecutive month — pointing to healthy growth in the next three to six months. The July index was at 57.5, falling from June’s 58.6. An index greater than 50 indicates an expansionary economy. The index is a [...]

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Nestle – Bigger Than You Know

Aug 03, 2018 No Comments

We all know Nestle for their chocolate but you may be surprised that they make much more than that. This, combined with the fact that they are one of the largest companies in existence, leads me to believe that they are likely much bigger than you know.      

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