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YUSD Names Melinda Gresham Next Coarsegold Elementary School Principal

OAKHURST, CA — The Yosemite Unified School District announced the appointment of Melinda Gresham as the next principal of Coarsegold Elementary School, pending Board approval. 22-Year Resident of Coarsegold Gresham, a resident of Coarsegold for 22 years, brings 24 years of experience in education to her new role. Her career includes two years as vice principal of Yosemite High School ...

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State Creates Prescribed Fire Liability Fund

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SACRAMENTO — Today, the State of California will roll out a first-of-its-kind approach to curbing the state’s catastrophic wildfire problem by providing new protections for prescribed fire and cultural burning practitioners. The $20 million allocated for the “Prescribed Fire Liability Claims Fund Pilot” will cover losses in the rare instance that a prescribed or cultural burn escapes control. California Senator ...

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Fresno State Honors Two With Honorary Doctorates

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Honorary doctorates are awarded on behalf of the California State University system and Fresno State in recognition of excellence and extraordinary achievement in significant areas of human endeavor that embody the objectives and ideals of the CSU system. Holly Blossom Wyatt will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters and will be recognized during the College of Arts ...

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Sammy James Coming to Fäsi Estates Winery

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FRIANT —  Fäsi Estates Winery has done it again! Bringing you the finest local musicians, along with an exquisite food and wine menu, there’s no better place to be this Saturday afternoon. Come to the winery and listen to the mellow rock sounds of Sammy James as he puts on an incredible acoustic live set! It’s going to be a ...

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From Teaching to Tech, New CIO Wants to Inspire Others

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FRESNO STATE — An alumni of Sacramento State, Bao Johri started her professional career teaching second and third grades. But when she was working on her teaching credential, Johri also pursued a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in information systems — in which she spent a majority of her career. In 2018, she returned to her alma mater ...

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Henry Madden Name to be Removed From Fresno State Library

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FRESNO STATE — At its July 13 meeting, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to remove Dr. Henry Madden’s name from the library at Fresno State, following revelations last fall that Madden held deeply anti-Semitic views and Nazi sympathies. Madden was University librarian from 1949 to 1979. The CSU Board of Trustees voted to rename the library after ...

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CSU Summer Arts Festival Kicks Off With Jazz and Poetry

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FRESNO STATE — The California State University released its 2022 Summer Arts performance schedule, opening with a concert featuring acclaimed saxophonist Benjamin Boone in collaboration with two-time United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and other guest artists. For the 17th time, CSU Summer Arts is being hosted in-person at Fresno State, from June 27 to July 24. Summer Arts ...

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Fresno State Limited Edition Wine Toasts the Class of 2022

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FRESNO STATE — With 10 years of experience at several Central Valley wineries, Jose Betancourt is not the typical enology student – and he is proud of the equally unique Graduate’s Reserve wine that he helped craft this spring at the Fresno State Winery with four other seniors. The first Graduate’s Reserve was introduced last year during commencement season. This ...

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Fresno State Makes Top 50 on Money’s 2022 Best Colleges List

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FRESNO STATE — Fresno State is among the nation’s best colleges when it comes to quality, affordability, and outcomes, ranking No. 29 in Money’s new 2022 Best Colleges list, the online financial publication announced on Monday. This year, for the first time, Money separated its annual rankings into two lists: a main ranking of 623 colleges nationwide and a secondary ...

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Two to Receive Honorary Doctorates This Commencement Season

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FRESNO STATE — Fresno State will award honorary doctorates to acclaimed artist Judy Chicago and longtime local educator Antonio “Tony” Petrosino as part of Fresno State’s 111th commencement season. Honorary doctorates are awarded on behalf of the California State University system and Fresno State in recognition of excellence and extraordinary achievement in significant areas of human endeavor that embody the ...

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