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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 of Hope fundraiser raffle Wednesday evening. Ka...
Photos of Clovis Unified Students of Promise on display at scholarship dinner event.

Foundation Honors Clovis Unified Students Who Persevere

Each spring, the Students of Promise program recognizes 16 Clovis Unified high school juniors who are succeeding in the face of challenging situations such as the death of parents, unstable living conditions, abuse, or health complications. Along with the r...
Shutterstock photo of a traditional Nowruz table.

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...
Photo of the 2019 Home of Hope

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 $5.2 million for community-based nonprofits since 200...
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