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...
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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....

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...