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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...
Picture of two Slurpees adorned with GV Wire logos

It’s Free Slurpee Day: 19 Down & 6 To Go

Joey Chestnut can scarf down 74 hotdogs in 10 minutes. I’m thinking of doing something more practical. Opinion David Taub Today is July 11, 7-11. And the store with the same name, 7-Eleven,...
Photo of Muslims hugging at the end of the Ramadan Fast in Fresno, CA.

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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