Around Town

Mike Oz Previews the ‘Biggest Taco Party’ in USA

Fresno's annual Taco Truck Throwdown is almost here. In its eighth year, the ode to taco trucks takes place July 19-20. The first day coincides with the Fresno Grizzlies playing the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, the rival Sacramento River ...
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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, is giving away free Slurpees. It is the convenien...
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Day 9: Finally, #RamadanFast Gets a Little Easier

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when...
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Day 7: When Will I Lose Weight on #RamadanFast?

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new crescent moon is visible. You can learn m...
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