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Propane tank explodes in house fire south of Fresno State

A house four blocks south of Fresno State was severely damaged in an early morning attic fire Saturday. Firefighters from Fresno and Clovis were dispatched to the blaze at 4768 North Jackson Avenue, said Fresno Fire Department battalion chief Randy ...

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Vacant house near Fresno State gutted by fire for the second time in months

A home in a quiet residential neighborhood five blocks south of campus was destroyed after it caught fire for the second time in less than two months early Monday morning. Fresno Fire Department Battalion Chief Bob Van Tassel said the ...

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Fresno State and boxer Jose Ramirez to distribute backpacks filled with supplies

Fresno State students and officials along with WBC super lightweight champion Jose Ramirez will be distributing backpacks filled with school supplies in Huron on Aug. 14. Along with the supplies, each of the 1,230 backpacks will also have a letter ...

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First responders join the community for fun on ‘National Night Out’ event

Local public safety standouts, including Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer, county District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp and McGruff the Crime Dog, joined El Dorado Park residents and Fresno State students at this year’s National Night Out event. Dyer remarked, “It’s important ...

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Bulldogs to host Team USA wrestling team at Rec Center

Fresno State’s Student Recreation Center will play host to Team USA between Aug. 5 and Aug 17, according to GoBulldogs.com on Friday. The team will be putting on a national team camp as it prepares for the 2018 World Championships ...

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Former Fresno State Athletic Direcor Jim Bartko back at University of Oregon

Former Bulldogs athletic director Jim Bartko has returned to the University of Oregon. The news was confirmed by Oregon State spokesman Jimmy Stanton, who said Bartko is working in the university’s advancement office. And according to spokeswoman Tobin Klinger, “actually, ...

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Madden Library receives National Archives map digitizing grant

Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library got a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to digitize 20,000 California State Lands Commission maps and make them available online to the public, according to Fresno State News. The $84,700 grant ...

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Tickets go on sale Friday for Sept. 14 Ramirez championship bout

Tickets for the Jose Ramirez versus Antonio Orozco World Boxing Council championship fight on Sept. 14 at the Save Mart Center go on sale Friday. The Save Mart Center made the announcement on Wednesday. Prices for tickets currently are $25, ...

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You won’t have to leave your house to watch the Bulldog’s football home opener. Here’s why

The Mountain West Conference announced on Wednesday that Fresno State’s home opening football game against Idaho on Sept. 1 will be broadcast live exclusively on Facebook. The game against the Vandals will be one of seven MWC games broadcast on ...

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Two Fresno State faculty members are suing Fresno State over public records

Two Craig School of Business faculty members are suing Fresno State in Superior Court in Fresno to force the university to release records relating to the Master of Business Administration programs. Drs. Denise Patterson and Susan Geringer filed the lawsuit ...

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Fresno State is forming a sexual assault awareness and prevention committee

Student Affairs is looking for interested people to be inaugural members of its new sexual assault awareness and prevention committee. “The committee’s goal, first of all, is to start a social media conversation around sexual violence on campus and how ...

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Looking for research or nonprofit grants? Henry Madden Library has a database

Henry Madden Library patrons now have access to the Foundation Grants for Individuals database. According to librarian Britt Foster, the database links users “to tens of thousands of funding opportunities.” The database was unveiled at a training seminar library staff ...

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Barton Avenue is back open with fresh pavement

The Barton Avenue entrance to Fresno State from Shaw Avenue reopened to traffic Friday afternoon. New sidewalks now extend along the west side of the street from Shaw Avenue, on the east side of the University Courtyard complex. Before, university ...

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High school students stay busy at Fresno State with Upward Bound program

Fifty-eight high school freshman and sophomore students are having a busy summer on the Fresno State campus as well as its surrounding community. “They’re students who’ll be first-generation college goers,” Upward Bound program director Bernardo Reynoso said. “This summer’s group ...

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Bulldogs predicted to repeat as Mountain West division champs in 2018

Fresno State and Boise State are predicted to repeat as divisional champions in 2018, the Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday during its media summit event in Las Vegas. Fresno State received 16 first-place votes in the West Division, earning 126 ...

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Fresno Monsters hockey is returning to Downtown Fresno

The Fresno Monsters hockey team is returning to Selland Arena. The club announced Tuesday at a news conference that it will be playing seven three-game home weekends at the arena between October 2018 and January 2019. Monsters General Manager Jeff ...

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Audit says two Fresno State employees misused state time for years, costing you $111,000

Two longtime Fresno State Facilities Operations employees have been cited by the State Auditor’s Office for allegedly misusing taxpayers money by “engaging in egregious and continued time and attendance abuse by taking extended breaks or leaving campus without accounting for ...

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Fresno State is admitting fewer students for spring 2019

Fresno State announced on Tuesday it will accept a limited number of applications for admission to spring 2019 semester classes from transfer students and graduate and post-baccalaureate students applying for specific graduate and credential programs. The application period begins on ...

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