5 days ago

Belmont Avenue shops seek zoning changes to stay in business

For years, Belmont Avenue east of Blackstone Avenue has been a hub of small businesses including automotive and light industrial shops, used-car lots, and liquor and convenience stores. But wholesale … Click to Continue »

    Belmont Avenue shops seek zoning changes to stay in business
    For years, Belmont Avenue east of Blackstone Avenue has been a hub of small businesses including automotive and light industrial shops, used-car lots, and liquor and convenience stores. But wholesale changes in 2016 to Fresno's land-use zoning and development rules emphasizing a new style development has put the pinch on business and property owners along Belmont.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

6 days ago

Downtown Fresno Partnership added 3 new photo...

Downtown Fresno’s Smart & Final has expanded to more than DOUBLE its size after several months of construction, and is now a Smart & Final Extra! Shoppers can now enjoy 6,000 new items, a larger produce selection, as well as expanded deli, meat, and frozen sections.

    Downtown Fresno Partnership
    Downtown Fresno Partnership added a new photo - at Smart & Final (631 H St, Fresno, CA).
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Suspect arrested after standoff in Central Fresno

Fresno Police had blocked off McKenzie and Glenn in Central Fresno as they attempt to talk a shooting suspect out of an apartment complex.

    Suspect arrested after standoff in Central Fresno
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A suspect is in custody after a three-hour stand-off with police in Central Fresno. Officers blocked off McKenzie and Glenn on Monday as they tried to talk the suspect out of an apartment complex. Police say they were called to the scene just before 11 a.m.
    http://abc30.com

Jan 06

Five Things To Do Today, Saturday, Jan. 6 | Waffles and coffee, WWII exhibit & reggae

Saturday, Jan. 6 Music: Brewfish It’s a night of alternative rock and reggae with performances by Long Beach-based band Simple Sinsation and Let Us Chant. Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., … Click to Continue »

    Five Things To Do Today, Saturday, Jan. 6 | Waffles and coffee, WWII exhibit & reggae
    It's a night of alternative rock and reggae with performances by Long Beach-based band Simple Sinsation and Let Us Chant. Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $10-$12. Event: Local grand opening Would you like waffles with your coffee? Wafflicious has teamed up with Lanna Coffee Co.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Jan 05

Astros World Series Champion Chris Devenski added to Hot Stove Lineup

    The Official Site of The Fresno Grizzlies | fresnogrizzlies.com Homepage
    Coverage includes Fresno Grizzlies tickets, scores, stats, news and more.
    http://www.milb.com

Jan 05

Downtown Fresno Partnership is at RawFresno.

Looking for vegan/plant based dining options in downtown? You have to visit RawFresno’s new restaurant at The Galleria! (2405 Capitol St) 🍃#vegan #plantbased #eatclean

    Downtown Fresno Partnership
    Looking for vegan/plant based dining options in downtown? You have to visit RawFresno's new restaurant at The Galleria! (2405 Capitol St) 🍃#vegan #plantbased #eatclean
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Downtown Fresno Partnership added 4 new photo...

Didn't get a chance to visit Fulton Street Coffee Roasters pop-up at Fulton Street Party in 2017? Well guess what, soon you'll be able to visit their PERMANENT storefront @ 2015 Tuolumne (next to Warnors & ScrapS). Stop by tonight during Art Hop, 5-8 pm for a sneak peak. Congrats and welcome to #downtownFresno. 🎉

    Downtown Fresno Partnership
    Downtown Fresno Partnership, Fresno, California. 11K likes. Discover What's Next
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 03

Main Jail Lobby Renovations to Impact Public

On Monday, January 8th, 2018, a remodel project will begin inside the lobby of Fresno County’s Main Jail, located at 1225 M Street in downtown Fresno.

    Main Jail Lobby Renovations to Impact Public
    On Monday, January 8th, 2018, a remodel project will begin inside the lobby of Fresno County's Main Jail, located at 1225 M Street in downtown Fresno. The purpose is to enhance officer safety and make the lobby compliant with American Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
    https://www.fresnosheriff.org

Jan 02

A lady was hit and possibly killed at Fresno...

A lady was hit and possibly killed at Fresno and Belmont?????

    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 02

Shooting suspect arrested after standoff in Central Fresno

Fresno Police had blocked off McKenzie and Glenn in Central Fresno as they attempt to talk a shooting suspect out of an apartment complex.

    Shooting suspect arrested after standoff in Central Fresno
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Fresno Police had blocked off McKenzie and Glenn in Central Fresno as they attempt to talk a shooting suspect out of an apartment complex. After an extended standoff, police arrested Jose Marquez without incident.
    http://abc30.com

Jan 02

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, the City of Fre...

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, the City of Fresno Recycling Program, in partnership with the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission will host its first Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling event. The event will be held at the Municipal Service Center located at 1325 El Dorado Street (El Dorado and “E” Streets) from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Examples of items accepted are: televisions, computer monitors, laptop computers; plasma televisions; fax machines; copiers; printers; and stereo equipment. Please call The Recycling hotline at 559-621-1111 for more E-Waste and general recycling resources

    City of Fresno - Office of the City Manager
    On Saturday, January 6, 2018, the City of Fresno Recycling Program, in partnership with the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission will host its first Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling event....
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 02

Fresno police call for apartment occupants to surrender

Fresno police were involved with a standoff with occupants of an apartment in downtown Fresno on Tuesday morning. A standoff negotiator around 11:45 a.m. demanded the occupants of an apartment in the 1400 block of East McKenzie Avenue to surrender. … Click to Continue »

    Fresno police call for apartment occupants to surrender
    Fresno police were involved with a standoff with occupants of an apartment in downtown Fresno on Tuesday morning. A standoff negotiator around 11:45 a.m. demanded the occupants of an apartment in the 1400 block of East McKenzie Avenue to surrender.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Jan 02

Police in stand-off with shooting suspect in Central Fresno

Fresno Police have blocked off McKenzie and Glenn in Central Fresno as they attempt to talk a shooting suspect out of an apartment complex.

    Police in stand-off with shooting suspect in Central Fresno
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Police in stand-off with shooting suspect in Central Fresno TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Police in stand-off with shooting suspect in Central Fresno Fresno Police have blocked off McKenzie and Glenn in Central Fresno as they attempt to talk a shooting suspect out of an apartment complex.
    http://abc30.com

Dec 31

Five Things To Do Today, Sunday, Dec. 31 | How will you ring in the new year?

Sunday, Dec. 31 Event: Pincheañera 2018 Celebrate the new year with visual artists, an art gallery, photo booth and performances by Gazoo, Klons and more. Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., … Click to Continue »

    Five Things To Do Today, Sunday, Dec. 31 | How will you ring in the new year?
    Celebrate the new year with visual artists, an art gallery, photo booth and performances by Gazoo, Klons and more. Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $15-$30. Event: New Year's Eve service Ring in the new year with a time of worship, a special guest speaker and communion.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 27

Five Things To Do Today, Wednesday, Dec. 27 | Chinese dance, terrariums & bingo

Wednesday, Dec. 27 Event: Shen Yun Your last chance to catch the touring show featuring stunning visuals, choreography and music from China’s 5,000-year history. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, … Click to Continue »

    Five Things To Do Today, Wednesday, Dec. 27 | Chinese dance, terrariums & bingo
    Your last chance to catch the touring show featuring stunning visuals, choreography and music from China's 5,000-year history. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com, $83-$153. It's like paint night but with a twist. Join a master gardener and create a succulent terrarium in a wooden drawer.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 23

Man dies after being hit by two cars in downtown Fresno

A man died after he was hit by two vehicles in downtown Fresno on Friday. At 5:23 p.m. police responded to reports of an accident at Ventura and F streets, … Click to Continue »

    Man dies after being hit by two cars in downtown Fresno
    A man died after he was hit by two vehicles in downtown Fresno on Friday. At 5:23 p.m. police responded to reports of an accident at Ventura and F streets, where they found an unconscious man.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 19

Dusty Baker to appear at annual Fresno Grizzlies Hot Stove event; tickets on sale now

    The Official Site of The Fresno Grizzlies | fresnogrizzlies.com Homepage
    Coverage includes Fresno Grizzlies tickets, scores, stats, news and more.
    http://www.milb.com

Dec 19

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Dec 17

Five Things To Do Today, Sunday, Dec. 17 | An Irish Christmas & On-Air Tribute

Sunday, Dec. 17 Event: ‘An Irish Christmas’ Travel around the world for an Irish Christmas with traditional musicians and dancers. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, www.fresnoconventioncenter.com, $25-$60. 2 … Click to Continue »

    Five Things To Do Today, Sunday, Dec. 17 | An Irish Christmas & On-Air Tribute
    Travel around the world for an Irish Christmas with traditional musicians and dancers. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, www.fresnoconventioncenter.com, $25-$60. The Christmas choral cantata will be accompanied by a professional orchestra. United Japanese Christian Church, 136 N. Villa Ave., Fresno, 559-322-0701, www.ujcclife.com, free.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 15

Downtown Fresno Partnership added 5 new photo...

Another downtown Fresno business that knows how to build a community! From popup dinners, to a wallet or wreath-making class...Root is a great example of a retailer that has become a destination. They had an outstanding meal from one of the hottest caterers around-Eat Figs Not Pigs at this popup(❤️ that ravioli). Check out Root for their great, locally inspired merchandise.

    Downtown Fresno Partnership
    Downtown Fresno Partnership, Fresno, California. 11K likes. Discover What's Next
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 07

City Council Approves Deal For New Downtown Fresno Hotel At Convention Center

...The Fresno City Council voted 7-0 to approve the sale of the lot and Inyo and M for the planned hotel development. A long-vacant dirt lot next to the Fresno Convention...

    City Council Approves Deal For New Downtown Fresno Hotel At Convention Center
    UPDATE 12/7/17: The Fresno City Council voted 7-0 to approve the sale of the lot and Inyo and M for the planned hotel development. A long-vacant dirt lot next to the Fresno Convention Center Exhibit Hall could soon become a 200 room hotel, under a deal that is scheduled to go before the city council next Thursday.
    http://kvpr.org

Dec 07

Have you been looking for an opportunity to g...

Have you been looking for an opportunity to give back this holiday season!?! The Fresno Convention Center is teaming up with KYJO Enterprises, Inc. and encourages all #FresnoCounty residents to join in! Here is how it works: Attached to each ornament on the "KYJO Angel Tree" will be a wish. Select an angel and purchase the desired wish. Affix the wish tag securely to an unwrapped gift and return to the FCEC Administrative Office, located at 848 M St., by December 20th. Keep the angel ornament under your wing as a token of KYJO’s appreciation. Please leave your name and address on the return ticket. The Angel Tree will be set up in Saroyan Theatre during the following events: The Nutcracker: December 9th – 10th. An Irish Christmas: December 17th If you are interested in purchasing a gift for a KYJO angel but are unable to attend a Saroyan Theatre event, please contact the FCEC at 559-445-8100.

    Play Fresno
    Have you been looking for an opportunity to give back this holiday season!?! The Fresno Convention Center is teaming up with KYJO Enterprises, Inc. and encourages all #FresnoCounty residents to join...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 06

This downtown grocery is doubling in size and adding more organics, meat and parking

Downtown Fresno’s grocery scene is about to kick it up a notch when Smart & Final debuts its expansion next week. The store at 631 H St., at the corner … Click to Continue »

    This downtown grocery is doubling in size and adding more organics, meat and parking
    Downtown Fresno's grocery scene is about to kick it up a notch when Smart & Final debuts its expansion next week. The store at 631 H St., at the corner of Ventura Street, has expanded to more than double its size to 27,000 square feet.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 05

Play Fresno is at Fresno Convention Center.

The Nutcracker, Queens of the Stone Age and Disney on Ice are just a few of the upcoming acts that are happening right here in #Fresno! Brought to you by the Fresno Convention Center 😀 Click here for a full event list: https://fresnoconventioncenter.com/eventslist/

    Events Archive - Fresno Convention Center
    Kinky Boots comes to the Saroyan Theatre January 31 - February 1, 2018. Ticketmaster is the official ticketing source for Broadway In Fresno and the Saroyan Theatre. KINKY BOOTS is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit!
    https://fresnoconventioncenter.com

Dec 05

New hotel may be headed for Downtown Fresno

A local company is making a deal to buy the "l"-shaped lot at the corner of M Street and Inyo.

    New hotel may be headed for Downtown Fresno
    A local company is making a deal to buy the "L"-shaped lot at the corner of M Street and Inyo. It is next to the Convention Center Exhibit Hall. The city planned a hotel there a decade ago but the deal fell through. Mayor Lee Brand says the new plan will be a big boost.
    http://abc30.com

Dec 04

Man stabbed and killed in Central Fresno

Fresno Police say a 30-year-old man was stabbed in the chest outside a fast food restaurant near Illinois Avenue and Abby Street in Central Fresno Sunday evening.

    Man stabbed and killed in Central Fresno
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Fresno Police say a 30-year-old man was stabbed in the chest outside a fast food restaurant near Illinois Avenue and Abby Street in Central Fresno around 7 pm Sunday evening. Officials say when they arrived in the parking lot, they found the victim on the ground.
    http://abc30.com

Dec 01

Community conversation Dec. 5 focuses on preterm birth

...to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the African American Historical and Cultural Museum (1857 Fulton St.). Attendees will learn about the work of the 10-year initiative, including its workgroups, intervention...

    Community conversation Dec. 5 focuses on preterm birth
    The Fresno County Preterm Birth Initiative will host a free community conversation from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the African American Historical and Cultural Museum (1857 Fulton St.). Attendees will learn about the work of the 10-year initiative, including its workgroups, intervention strategies, parents' council and the impact of cultural and racial integration.
    http://www.fresnostatenews.com

Nov 29

Calendar beginning Nov. 29, 2017

Friday, December 1, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Reedley Peace Center, First Mennonite Church, 1208 L St, Reedley, CA 93654, ‘All They Could Carry’, a dramatic performance about the Japanese Internment, written...

    Calendar beginning Nov. 29, 2017
    US Air Force/Osakabe Yasuo (photo credit) While the US Air Force is deployed in bases worldwide, the service most recently sent two F-35s each to Bulgaria and Estonia. This "American Troops Abroad" https://goo.gl/L2aY4x 1-minute video lists all the territories with active duty U.S. military personnel.
    https://www.peacefresno.org

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