Big Fresno Fair bringing new drive-thru holiday light show to Fresno Fairgrounds

The Fresno Fairgrounds is transforming into a magical Winter Wonderland this holiday season for the first-ever Big Fresno Fair’s Holiday Fantasy of Lights Show! Attendees will drive through the Fairgrounds and enjoy more than 450 holiday lights displays as they listen to Christmas music, sip on hot cocoa and more. The Fair has partnered with […]

Fresno Pacific University to stay online for spring 2021, change December 2020 commencement plans

Instruction at Fresno Pacific University will continue online instruction for the spring 2021 semester—and put its December 2020 commencement on wheels. University leaders had been preparing for some form of hybrid model for students in traditional undergraduate programs on the main campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno., when Fresno County returned to the purple tier […]

Provost & Pritchard honored with a pair of 2021 ACEC-California Awards

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has selected two Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group’s projects to receive awards in their California 2021 Engineering Excellence Award competition.  The McMullin On-Farm Flood Capture and Recharge project was selected for a merit award while the Main Canal Reservoir for the Modesto Irrigation District (MID) was honored with […]

Farm Bureau invites student artists to submit entries to annual calendar art contest

The Tulare County Farm Bureau has announced “Tulare County Agriculture: Changing the World” as the theme of its annual Student Calendar Art Contest. The Farm Bureau’s Education Committee will select 14 winning entries and numerous honorable mention works to be featured in the full-color, 12-month calendar. The calendar will be printed and distributed to Tulare […]

A Little Holiday Cheer

St. Aloysius School’s Virtual Christmas Program Spreads Joy to Military Family The Ramos family has four children, three of which attend St. Aloysius School in Tulare, Calif. Their father, Sergeant Alejandro Ramos, was deployed to Afghanistan for a year-long tour of duty right around the time COVID-19 started rearing its ugly head in March. While […]

Tulare County Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Cases of COVID-19 Continue to Surge in Tulare County and Throughout California. A Press Release from Tulare County Health and Human Resources The COVID-19 virus continues to spread at alarming rates throughout Tulare County as local hospitals surge with COVID-19 positive patients needing to be hospitalized for the respiratory illness. Public Health officials urge residents […]

Monache High graduate becomes Circle J-Norris Ranch’s first artist-in-residence

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Circle J-Norris Ranch, Dalia Gonzalez unpacks her watercolors, brushes, paper, and supplies to begin work on four large pieces that will be teaching tools for future visitors. Dalia is the first ever artist-in-residence at Circle J-Norris Ranch. Beginning this month and continuing through June working one to two days each […]