Central Valley · Education

Local Student Finalist in National Speech and Debate Competition 

Imani Branch from Fresno’s University High School has been selected from more than 150,000 student members of the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) as one of the top finalists in the world’s largest academic competition. The National Speech & Debate Tournament was held in Birmingham, Alabama June 18-23, 2017 with more than 4,000 qualifying… Continue reading Local Student Finalist in National Speech and Debate Competition 

Central Valley · Food

Baskin-Robbins to Offer Free Polar Pizza Samples on July 14 to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Baskin-Robbins is giving guests nationwide a free slice of heaven with its first-ever nationwide Polar Pizza Ice Cream Treat Sampling on Friday, July 14. On this day only, Baskin-Robbins will treat guests to free samples of its popular Polar Pizza from Noon – 5:00 p.m. at participating Baskin-Robbins locations across the country. The free offer is just… Continue reading Baskin-Robbins to Offer Free Polar Pizza Samples on July 14 to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Central Valley · Education · Health

Local Practice Launches Wisdom for Wisdom Initiative to Aid Higher Education Costs

Fresno Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant Center is launching a program called Wisdom for Wisdom, that will give one local student a wisdom tooth extraction free of charge and assist with growing educational expenses. Parents and students are paying more for college than ever before, in part because of increasingly expensive class fees and… Continue reading Local Practice Launches Wisdom for Wisdom Initiative to Aid Higher Education Costs

Central Valley · Family

It’s time to go camping at Young Chefs Academy in Northeast Fresno

The Chef’s club classes have ended for the semester but Young Chefs Academy in Northeast Fresno has kicked off a summer of fun filled with cooking, crafts, games and educational fun! Each camp meets Tues, Wed, & Thursday from 9a-Noon. (Except this week, when camp will meet Weds-Friday because of July 4th.) Kids will make… Continue reading It’s time to go camping at Young Chefs Academy in Northeast Fresno

Central Valley · Media

Time for Fresno to come together, not move further apart

When blogs are at their best, they entertain, inspire and spark healthy debate that lingers for weeks. FresnoDad aspires to those heights, but admittedly we’re still miles away. We’re still in our infancy, looking to find our voice, while others qualify as a must-read every week. The Fresnan is definitely in that class. Blogger Mike… Continue reading Time for Fresno to come together, not move further apart

Central Valley · Education

Buchanan students among winners of 43rd annual National History Day contest

Three Buchnanan High students have been named as award winners at the 2017 National History Day Contest, which featured more than a half-million student entries. The top two entries in each category were invited to the National History Day National Contest at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 11-15. Competitors represented the 57 affiliate… Continue reading Buchanan students among winners of 43rd annual National History Day contest

Central Valley · Travel

Go off on a Tangent this summer with a revolutionary Rosé and a sassy Sauvignon Blanc

Just in time for summer, Tangent canned Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc are the perfect excuse to leave the corkscrew at home. The grab-and-go goodness is now available nationwide and is sure to be the center of every summer celebration. Owned by Niven Family Wine Estates, Tangent creates fresh, crisp and vibrant wines that are a… Continue reading Go off on a Tangent this summer with a revolutionary Rosé and a sassy Sauvignon Blanc