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#TeamTacos throws down the challenge to porky rivals

Leave it to the hometown baseball team for another creative promotion. Borrowing from a pro wrestling theme, the Fresno Tacos (the alter ego of the minor league Fresno Grizzlies) and the Lehigh Valley Fighting Bacon (alter ego of the IronPigs) are engaging in ...

Grizzlies introduce 2017 special unis

Opening day is a mere 37 days away for the Fresno Grizzlies. Today, they previewed some of the special uniforms they will be wearing. YOU ARE LOOKING LIVE...at the "Totally Krossed Out" jersey for 90s Night,...

Mark Gardner talks Giants, bullpens

The pitchers and catchers have reported. Baseball spring training is open. The San Francisco Giants are getting ready for the 2017 season in Scottsdale. Clovis native Mark Gardner returns as the Giants bu...

Smittcamp honored for business, philanthrophy

Bill Smittcamp knew that Valley Children's Hospital was an important part of the community. But he never felt that he would make use of one of his philanthropic pursuits. During a speech accepting the Leon S. Peters Award, Smittcamp recalls having to take h...

Chatting with Matt Williams

Although he was traded away more than 20 years ago, Matt Williams remains a favorite among Giants fans. The slugging 3B played for San Francisco from 1987-96, helping the team to the 1989 National League crown ...

Grizzlies unveil new Tacos unis, emoji

UPDATE (4:16p PT): Taco Bell responded to the Grizzlies offer, via an e-mail to GV Wire: We believe in tacos for all – that includes the taco emoji. The real owners of the taco emoji are the fans, and that’s s...

Thousands march at Fresno MLK event

Thousands, mostly students, lined the streets of downtown Fresno to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After hearing a program of speakers including Fresno city councilman Oliver Baines and state assemblyman Joaquin Arambula, the throng marched down P Street to...

Ramirez preps for Fresno fight

Boxer Jose Ramirez is a Valley fan favorite. The former Olympian from Avenal puts his undefeated 18-0 record (13 knockouts) on the line in the main event of Fight for Water 6 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno t...

New coats will keep 750 students warm

by Veronique Werz (special to GV Wire) On Tuesday, 750 Central Unified students received brand new coats thanks to the support of the Granville Home of Hope through its partnership with the Foundation for Central Schools. The distribution took place at Stei...
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