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Southwest Fresno Youth Get Boost From Kaiser Permanente

A $40,000 Kaiser Permanente Fresno grant will help the Fresno Police Activities League provide fitness activities and mentoring programs at the Cecil C. Hinton Community Center. At-risk youth in southwest Fresno will have access to a new boxing ring, fitnes...
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Spend Friday Evening With Fresno Author Mark Arax

Mark Arax is on a roll. In April, the Fresno author and journalist received a James Beard Media Award for feature reporting for “A Kingdom from Dust.” The story was also a finalist in feature writing for the...

Dyer: No Joke, You Won the Granville Home of Hope

Can you imagine getting a phone call from Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer saying you just won a new home? That's what happened to Varus Kardashian after Dyer pulled his name in the 14th annual Granville Home ...
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Want a Police Escort? You Can Get One Wednesday Morning.

Here's your chance to brag about having a Fresno police escort to City Hall. Without handcuffs. Central Valley Bike Month kicks off Wednesday morning with the 18th annual Mall2Hall Ride from three starting pointing points. Your Pick of Three Starting Po...
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Fresno State Art Exhibit Rings in Persian New Year

The Persian New Year, or Nowruz, celebrates the vernal equinox, which is Wednesday or Thursday, depending upon which part of the world you live in. It is celebrated as a secular holiday in Iran, the Caucasus...
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Check Out the Home of Hope. It Is Now Open.

Granville Homes, in conjunction with nine local nonprofits and local dignitaries, will unveil the 14th annual Granville Home of Hope at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Granville Home of Hope has raised more than $5....
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