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Valley Muslims End Ramadan With Feast & Charitable Gifts

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food and gifts to charity Friday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. The Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of  29 or 30 days of dawn-to-dusk fasting. "Eid Mubarak" is a greeting and phra...
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Day 9: Finally, #RamadanFast Gets a Little Easier

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new crescent moon is visible. You can learn m...
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Day 7: When Will I Lose Weight on #RamadanFast?

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when...

She Changes Lives. Here and Around the World.

One of Fresno's most remarkable people is fearless, compassionate and always ready to take on new challenges. She has been to war-torn Afghanistan nine times and can't wait to touch down there again. She's a...

Grizzlies Home Opener Brings Glitz, Good Vibes and a Loss

When can a 13-0 loss be classified as a pitcher's duel? When the Fresno Grizzlies give up 11 runs in the ninth inning to the Tacoma Rainiers. Regardless of the final score, an announced crowd of 10,198 fans enjoyed the glitz and glamour of the home opene...

The 13th Annual Granville Home of Hope is Now Open

How would you like to move into a sparkling new 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home in Granville's newest gated community at Copper River Ranch? And help raise $600,000 to be shared among nine local community groups? ...
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