Mayor Brand Statement on Today’s Shooting in Central Fresno

Apr 18, 2017 No Comments

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement in the aftermath of three people shot and killed in a shooting spree today in central Fresno: “This is a sad day for us all.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. None of us can imagine what they must be going through. I am [...]

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Study Identifies Effects of EU Expansion on Labor, Research

Apr 18, 2017 No Comments

Rather than a brain-drain, the 13-country European Union (EU) expansion initiated more than a decade ago triggered a brain-reconfiguration — the rising circulation of knowledge through the increased mobility of highly skilled workers in high-demand fields. UC Merced Professor Alexander M. Petersen and his colleague Michelangelo Puliga with the IMT Lucca School for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy, [...]

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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS FOCUS ON INDIGENOUS CHILD SERVICES APRIL 19

Apr 18, 2017 No Comments

Three renowned professors in the field of indigenous curriculum development and policies — Margaret Kovach, Monty Montgomery and Michael Yellow Bird — will visit Fresno State for two free public roundtable discussions Wednesday, April 19. The first event, “Decolonizing Child & Family Services: Steps to Reconciliation with Canada’s First Peoples and a Perspective from across [...]

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“Tony D” secures 1,000th-career PCL win as Fresno tops Reno

Apr 10, 2017 No Comments

Before coming to Fresno for the 2015 season when the franchise first affiliated with the Houston Astros, Tony DeFrancesco had managed far more winning than losing clubs in the Pacific Coast League in Sacramento and Oklahoma City dating back to 2003, and has four championship rings and 10 PCL division titles to prove it. “Tony [...]

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PREHISTORIC PLAYGROUND – LOST REALMS PETS – OPENS IN FRESNO

Apr 03, 2017 No Comments

Fresno, California. — Lost Realms Pets, a one of a kind store opens its doors to the public Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 11 a.m. for their Grand Opening! Once you step foot into this 8,000 square foot facility you will transport into a prehistoric playground like nothing you’ve ever seen before. This jungle resembled [...]

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Nexstar Media Group Names Gregory Raifman President of Nexstar Digital

Mar 31, 2017 No Comments

IRVING, Texas & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NXST) (“Nexstar” or “the Company”) announced today that Gregory Raifman has been appointed to the newly created position of President of Nexstar Digital LLC. Mr. Raifman will assume his new role effective April 1, 2017 and he will report directly to Perry Sook, Chairman, President and [...]

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UNIVERSITY SIGNS AG ACADEMIC PACT WITH BRAZILIAN UNIVERSITY

Mar 27, 2017 No Comments

Fresno State and the University of São Paulo have agreed to an official memorandum of agreement to broaden their cooperative agriculture student, faculty and staff exchange programs. Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro and Dr. Sandra Witte, dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State, signed the agreement on campus [...]

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Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s Upgrade Fresno’s Ratings

Mar 20, 2017 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand today announced that both Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service have significantly upgraded the City of Fresno’s investment ratings, a decision which was based on strong leadership in combination with strong fiscal policies and budgetary performance over the past few years. The improved ratings mean better [...]

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USEPA Says City of Fresno Passes Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Standard

Mar 14, 2017 No Comments

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) conducted a comprehensive review of the City of Fresno and the State of California’s oversight of the City’s drinking water treatment and testing program. By letter dated January 19, 2017, the USEPA concluded that the City has historically complied with the USEPA and State of California Lead and Copper Rule [...]

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Susan G. Komen® Sacramento Valley and Central Valley to Join Forces

Mar 14, 2017 No Comments

Sacramento, CA — Susan G. Komen® Sacramento Valley and Komen Central Valley are proud to announce they have joined forces to strengthen operations, expand their service area and increase their impact. Susan G. Komen® Northern & Central California will serve 9 new counties in northern and central California: Alpine, Inyo, Kings, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, [...]

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Ulta Beauty Announces Fresno as First West Coast Distribution Location

Mar 13, 2017 No Comments

The City of Fresno and Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services in the nation, announced today that the company has officially chosen Fresno as the location of its new 670,000 square foot distribution center at the [...]

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NE Surface Water Treatment Facility Back Online March

Mar 06, 2017 No Comments

The City of Fresno Department of Public Utilities (DPU) announces that the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Facility (NESWTF) will return online on March 1, 2017. The treatment facility was taken offline in September 2016 to allow the Fresno Irrigation District to conduct its annual maintenance period. During the shutdown period, the water provided to our [...]

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Fresno Yosemite International Airport Cautions on Family Emergency Scam

Feb 27, 2017 No Comments

Fresno Yosemite International Airport has been advised of a Family Emergency Scam involving scammers posing as a relative or friend contacting individuals urging them to wire money immediately for help with an emergency situation. Scammers pose as a relative or friend claiming they are being held by authorities at the Fresno Airport Yosemite Airport and [...]

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Visalia “Feeding” Good Ideas

Feb 22, 2017 No Comments

The Visalia Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Visalia Convention Center, Fresno Pacific University – Visalia Campus and Visalia First Assembly is now accepting proposals for the inaugural Visalia SOUP on March 14, 2017. Visalia SOUP presented by Tucoemas Federal Credit Union supports Visalia’s best ideas to make our community stronger. Visalia SOUP raises [...]

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GREAT-GRANDSON OF MEXICAN REVOLUTIONARY FLORES-MAGON TO SPEAK AT FRESNO STATE

Feb 21, 2017 No Comments

 Diego Flores Magón, great grandson of Mexican Revolution intellectual and journalistEnrique Flores Magon, will speak from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Henry Madden Library (Room 2206) for the Valley Public History Initiative at Fresno State. Magón, who is the founder and director of the archive and cultural center La Casa de El Hijo del Ahuizote in Mexico City, will be [...]

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FRESCON RETURNS TO FRESNO STATE APRIL 1-2

Feb 20, 2017 No Comments

The Frescon gathering for comic book and video game fans and cosplay enthusiasts will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1 and 2 at the North Gym (Room 118). Fans are encouraged to cosplay as their favorite characters. The event will feature a cosplay contest, video game tournaments and panel discussions and workshops hosted by Fresno State professors. [...]

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Presidents Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Feb 17, 2017 No Comments

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 20. The delivery of some City services may be affected by the holiday as well. Please see the list below for details. Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports: Administrative offices closed; Terminal, [...]

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Natural gas helps farmers save money and helps California meet clean air and renewable energy goals

Feb 14, 2017 No Comments

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2017 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) will once again highlight innovative natural gas technologies at the 50th Annual World Agricultural (Ag) Expo, Feb. 14 -16, at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California. Also known as “The Farm Show,” the three-day event is the largest event of its kind—and SoCalGas is [...]

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UC experts meet the media tomorrow at World Ag Expo

Feb 13, 2017 No Comments

Eleven UC Agriculture and Natural Resources scientists working on issues of critical importance to the agricultural industry will make “lightning” presentations, take part in a Q&A session and network with reporters. The great potential hidden in sorghum genes is one of our topics, so we’ll be serving samples of sorghum beer and light refreshments made of [...]

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Excitement Grows as World Ag Expo Prepares to Open the 50th Anniversary Show

Feb 13, 2017 No Comments

World Ag Expo will host daily 50th anniversary celebration events. The red carpet rolls out on Tuesday for Opening Ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. in the World Ag Expo Arena. All attendees are welcome to join for the ceremonial opening of the show, complete with a live performance of the national anthem, presentation of colors and [...]

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