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Measure Z passes, funds for another decade

Measure Z, which would give the Fresno Chaffee Zoo sales-tax funding for another decade, was on track to pass late Tuesday night. With 95 percent of precincts reported at midnight, yes for Measure Z had secured 71.34 percent of the ...

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Measure Z undermines our cultural advancement

Election Day is Tuesday, and once again the choice lies before us as to whether or not to support the Fresno Chaffee Zoo with Measure Z, a sales tax that will help the zoo stay open. In 2004, Measure Z ...

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Measure Z campaigns debate need for zoo tax

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo, a former city-run institution that lost its governmental status as part of the nationwide privatization movement that arose during the Reagan era, was close to losing its accreditation, and perhaps shutting down, due to lack of ...

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Weekend Wonders: from Christmas to the zoo

Christmas Tree Lane Founded in 1920, Fresno’s Christmas Tree Lane is up and running after opening Dec. 3. Until Dec. 25, visitors can walk or drive Van Ness between Shields and Shaw avenues. The next walking night is Dec. 11, ...

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Plant Science Club helps create Chaffee Zoo exhibit

By Monique Bienvenue Visitors to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo can now look at crops grown in the Valley or pet farm animals thanks to a new exhibit opened with the help of Fresno State’s Plant Science Club.

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Sea Lion Cove: a favorite exhibit at Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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