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Goodbye, Fresno Food Expo. Hello, California Food Expo.

In year eight, the highly successful Fresno Food Expo outgrew its name. So organizers of the nation’s largest geographically-focused food industry tradeshow unveiled a new banner Thursday: California Food Expo. And next year the expo will become a two-da...

Fresno’s No. 1 Food? It’s Tacos. No Ifs, Ands or Buts.

A common theme emerged when talking with the operators of the 30-plus taco trucks at Chukchansi Park: They are uber passionate about what they do. Nearly 10,000 fans showed up for the food, taco-eating contest, and yes, an 8-7 victory by the Grizzlies — oop...

Furniture Auction Raises $10,000-Plus for Angels of Grace

Angels of Grace Foster Family Agency received $10,687 Tuesday night from the Granville Furniture Auction at the home builder's Belterra community in Fresno. A crowd of about 250, including 89 registered bidders, braved the 100-plus degree temperatures to pi...
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