Nonprofits Get Creative For Home of Hope Fundraiser

Granville Homes will launch the 14th annual Home of Hope fundraising drive Thursday, Dec 6. Since its inception in 2006, the fundraising effort has raised more than $5.2 million for local nonprofits. Funds help provide food, shelter, healthcare, and educati...

Bikes Propel Young Readers to Summer Success

When Johnny Yang found out he could earn a new bike if he became one of the top readers at the Pinedale Boys & Girls Club, he immersed himself in books.  "When he found out that he could actually get a b...

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...

What Is Cupping? Glad You Asked.

You may ask, “What is cupping?” I found out while talking with the owner of Sensoma Body Wellness, Julie Kent, a certified massage therapist who is very passionate about her work. Julie discovered cupping...
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To Savor Awesome Veggie Meal, Just “Rappit Up”

It takes more time to prepare a healthy, filling meal than to go through a drive-through," says vegetarian chef Janna Melkonian. "But what is more important to you than your health?” Melkonian owns Rappit Up, a food service business in Fresno offering nutri...
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Coats Bring Warmth and Smiles to Local Kids

Students attending Central Unified schools are better prepared for winter thanks to the support of Granville Homes. This week, the annual Coats for Kids program distributed jackets to more than 800 students ...

Pick out the perfect pet and pay no adoption fees

Want to see a lot of people smiling and furry pets wagging their tails? Better yet, how would you like to be part of this joyous event? All September long, Fresno Animal Humane Services is teaming with Gr...

Books and Bikes Pave Road to Summer Learning

If Victoria Hernandez's teacher asks what she did this summer, the 9-year-old member of the East Fresno Boys & Girls Club should have no trouble answering. Victoria read 48 books from June through mid-August, and led all participants in the ninth annual...