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Fresno food trucks bring flavor to Downtown experience

Just as the sun begins to settle overhead, a mixed aroma of food brings passersby to the Northeast end of the Fulton Mall, where every Thursday afternoon local food trucks gather for CArtHop. “I smelled food,” said June Goree, a ...

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Take a Hike: Lewis Creek Trail

By Jordan Nicholson In The Sierras, right in our own backyard, there are some pretty incredible trails, full of wildlife, rivers and dense forests. You want to call yourself a hiker and be a part of this crazy outdoor goodness? ...

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Kernels of [Pop] Culture

Remake nabs its “Ghostbusters” The all-female lead cast is set to bring the classic ‘80s comedy back on screen with the likes of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Director Paul Feig will join forces again with funny ...

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Through the child’s eye: A local children author’s work celebrated in exhibition

By Cassandra Sandoval Leo Politi, a local artist whose illustrations and children’s books celebrate diversity, was remembered in an exhibit at the Fresno Art Museum on Friday. Born in Fresno in 1908 and passing in 1996, he was internationally recognized ...

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Eclectic reggae concert energizes local hot spot

By Royce Dunn A unique night of food, craft beers and psychedelic tunes drew in a lively crowd at the hyper-local Peeve’s Public House on Saturday as two regional bands performed experimental reggae. Fresno’s The Notones along with Extra Classic ...

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Take A Hike: Tips and tricks for the beginner hiker to the expert trailblazer

By Jordan Nicholson The spring semester has begun, and it’s time to get outdoorsy. There’s no better way to relieve semester stress and tension than to lace up your boots and blaze a new trail. The Central Valley is home ...

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Local restaurant celebrates 5th anniversary of popular ‘Pub Quiz’

A few drinks with friends, harmless banter and a slew of trivia questions is what a Wednesday night looks like at The Landmark during its Pub Quiz night. Located in the Tower District, The Landmark hosted Pub Quiz’s fifth-year anniversary ...

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Ways to ring in the New Year

Whether you spend New Year’s Eve in town, out of town or on the beach, there is a little something for everyone to make the last day of the year memorable. Local venue Rainbow Ballroom will host the “MasqueRage New ...

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Holiday Gifts Full of ‘Bulldog Pride’

Looking for the perfect gift for upcoming holidays? Look no further than the Fresno State Kennel Bookstore and the Bulldog Shop. The bookstore has plenty of merchandise that would make great gifts for family, friends and coworkers. Kennel bookstore retail ...

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Indie Punk Bands Play Up Local Music Scene

East Coast indie punk bands Lemuria and Into It. Over It. played Wednesday night at local venue Strummer’s, located in the center of Fresno’s Tower District, as part of their nationwide tour, which ends in mid-December in Nebraska. Local twee ...

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Christmas Tree Lane lights up the season

Christmas Tree Lane has lit up Fresno for the past 92 years and is one of the longest-running events nationwide. The 2014 celebration kicked off the holiday season on Tuesday night for the first walk night (no vehicles allowed). Christmas ...

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Movie review: ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’ Jennifer Lawrence takes flight

The “Girl on Fire” is back and is equal parts badass and tarnished symbol of the Panem rebellion. Unless you have read Suzanne Collins’ “ The Hunger Games” trilogy or have recently binge-watched the previous two films of the dystopian ...

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Dance production ‘On the Marley’ premieres Thursday night

The University Dance Theatre premiered its fall dance production, “On the Marley,” Thursday night. Kenneth Balint, a Fresno State dance professor and the artistic director for the Dance 115 class who perform “On the Marley” said students have been working ...

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Saxophone Studio offers chance to show skills

The music department showcased some of its students talent Tuesday night when the saxophone studio gave its biannual concert at the Wahlberg Recital Hall. The recital was organized by Fresno State saxophone professor Alan Durst, and students performed before a ...

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‘Classical surf punk collective’ Swarmius to play at event organized by professor

Fresno New Music is hosting an event for Swarmius, a band that is rich in sound and variety. The group Swarmius describes itself as a “San Diego classical surf punk collective,” and as, “a sonic fusion of classical meets modern-hip-hop, ...

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Central California Auto Show features ‘hottest’ cars of 2015

The Central California Auto Show rolled through Fresno this past weekend at the Fresno Convention Center showcasing what show manager Trevor Trumbor called “the hottest vehicles of 2015.” The three day event which started on Friday boasted over 200 of ...

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Annual holiday event raises funds for the four-legged

The Valley Animal Center hosted its 7th Annual Holiday Bake, Craft and Book Faire Saturday. The event invited community members to sell their goods, take holiday pictures with their pets and have the opportunity to look at pets for adoption. ...

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Downtown Fresno ice rink now open

Winter is approaching and with it the arrival of Downtown Fresno’s ice rink. Locals attended the annual opening of the ice rink last Thursday as many flocked to see and experience the rink. “It’s a great time for families and ...

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