Tag Archives: downtown

Would you spend your birthday feeding the homeless? This student did.

The yellow afternoon light peeked through the thin openings of Jasmine Castillo’s kitchen window blinds. The rising steam from a giant pan glimmered in its path as she tapped a spoon against the metal, ready to scramble a batch of ...

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May Day rally to address immigrant issues, organizers say

The Central Valley Immigrant Rights Committee held a news conference at Fresno State on April 12 to inform the public about its upcoming rally and public forum in support of immigrant rights. The event will take place at Eaton Plaza ...

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Bitwise expands: a reason to stay in Fresno

When you think of technology start-ups, one’s mind tends to wander to the Silicon Valley. Well, Fresno is not too far from becoming a central hub for techies, thanks to Bitwise. According to the company’s website, Bitwise is a “mothership ...

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YARTS simplifies travel to Yosemite

Travelers to Yosemite National Park now have an easier way to reach the park. Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) began a new route from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in May. “We contracted this project with the Fresno Council ...

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New alternative transportation aims to abate parking issues

Getting around the Fresno State area will be easier with the new implementation of  transportation programs. Some of these innovations include the Bulldog FAX Program, Zimride, and Enterprise CarShare. “One of the things that’s our goal – both as a ...

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Local pub supports English Premier League

Peeve’s Public House in downtown Fresno is the official host of every soccer match of the Arsenal Football Club. Craig Scharton opened Peeve’s almost two years and has been showing the matches since the beginning.  Scharton decided to make Peeve’s ...

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Follow the hipsters: they know where the good beer is

Are you a beer enthusiast but are unclear about how to find cool places to go and enjoy a nice, cold craft beer? All you have to do is slowly creep up behind a hipster who already has his ear ...

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Rooftop Yoga Motivates

Two of our own share their thoughts on Downtown Rooftop Yoga taught by Cole Judge By Jesse Franz  I was barely awake during my 6 a.m. drive down Highway 41 on my way to Fulton Mall, still cursing at my ...

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Reviving Chinatown

Chinese New Year Parade reminds many of the efforts needed to renew Chinatown Fresno’s Chinatown celebrated the 2014 Year of the Horse with the 14th annual Fresno Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday. Fresno State President Joseph Castro was present ...

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Bitwise Industries Brings The Tech

By Sam Desatoff Bitwise Industries, a technology aggregate, has a goal of making Fresno a location known for innovations in the technology industry as well as a factor in boosting the local economy. Jake Soberal, CEO of Bitwise, said that ...

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Downtown hopes ice rink draws crowds

Ice-skating returned to Downtown Fresno Monday with the opening of the ice rink that drew 30,000 people last year to the Fulton Mall at Mariposa Plaza.

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Alumnus reflects on hall of fame space career

Chris Rosander has gone where no other Fresno State alumnus has gone before: the International Space Hall of Fame.

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Traffic returning to Fulton Mall

Soon there may be more than foot traffic through the Fulton Mall in Fresno thanks to a federal grant to fund a makeover for part of the city’s struggling Downtown district. The mall was among 52 projects to receive money ...

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Mayor Swearengin addresses downtown revitalization

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin spoke on at Fresno Ste as part of the Rethinking Downtown Fresno event on March 23, addressing the current problems with the area and how she plans to revive the city’s life by giving the city ...

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COPS deliver bags of hope to Fresno’s homeless

Twenty-two students from the Council of President’s Scholars (COPS) at Fresno State were offered a new perspective on Jan. 29 when they packed up more than 300 hot dog lunches to give to the homeless in downtown Fresno.

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Fulton 55 brings entertainment options to students

Just 15 minutes away from the university is Fulton 55, a venue that brings local and national entertainment to downtown. With two bars and an intimate concert experience, it is an option for students to enjoy themselves in their spare ...

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Students take part in Revitalize Fresno Project

While the vast majority of collegiate courses offered involve students taking notes at a desk, one course every spring in the Craig School of Business is geared toward getting its students real-world experience.

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The new rooster in the coop

How do owners set their restaurant apart from all the rest? A good first part to start would be the name.

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