Tag Archives: local

Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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Knife held at Fresno State student’s throat during robbing near Bulldog Stadium

Just after midnight Saturday, Fresno State police arrived to Bulldog Lane and Ninth Street, near Bulldog Stadium, after a student had been robbed by three black men. The student was approached by the three men, two of which held a ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Local Election Coverage

2:00 a.m. PST: All votes counted  United States Senator: Kamala D. Harris (Dem) won 51 percent to Loretta L. Sanchez (Dem) 48 precent 16th Congress:  Jim Costa (Dem) won 67 percent to Jonny Tacherra 32 percent 21st Congress: David Valadao (Rep) won 60 percent to Emilio ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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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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Clovis Fest entertainment good for local business

Saturday, Sept. 17, marked the 37th annual Clovis Fest in Old Town Clovis. The event began with the launching of over a dozen hot air balloons.

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CA Supreme Court Judge Cruz Reynoso visits Fresno State

The California Latino and Native American Leadership Council (CLNALC) held a workshop encouraging Latino residents of the Central Valley to participate in local government.

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The road construction blues

Over the last year, it seems that a person can’t drive completely through any of our local cities without being inconvenienced by some kind of road construction. So many of these projects have popped up that it is almost impossible to travel from one city to another without a major delay or detour.

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Fig Fest Visits Fresno State

The 8th annual Fig Fest was held at Fresno State on August 13. Forty-nine vendors and an estimated 2,000 guests filled the Agriculture East Lawn for a day of figs, wine and entertainment.

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Letters to the editor

“X-Rated Homosexual Cats” ...EW! No offense to Sarah Peterson, but who cares about your cats! And can I say again...EW!!!!!!!!!! This story is disgusting! Who wants to read about that kind of stuff?Are you serious?

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