Fresno Pacific to partner for educational doctorate

Fresno Pacific University (FPU) will host the George Fox University Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D) beginning this spring. The doctorate is geared towards K-12 administrators and those who want to go into higher education, particularly the student life and financial aid fields. 

West Hills Coalinga plans 'metric' cycling event

Registration is now open for the second annual West Hills Metric Century cycling event on March 21. 

Fresno girl wins National Elementary School Spelling Bee

(AP) — A 9-year-old Fresno girl has won the 14th annual National Elementary School Spelling Bee. Her winning words: "hydrofoil" and "paucity."

Open house for Pacific Southwest Building Thursday

Fresno State's Urban Entrepreneurship students will host an open house event at the Pacific Southwest Building in downtown Fresno this Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. 

Fresno's Great American Car Wash trading books for washes

Fresno's Great American Car Wash is accepting donations of new and gently used books in exchange for a free carwash.

Brazile, Wright to wrap up Black History Month at Fresno State

As part of the university’s wrap up to Black History Month, author and political analyst Donna Brazile will speak tonight at Fresno State.

Fresno selected for program to boost postsecondary education

A national foundation dedicated to increasing the number of Americans with high-quality postsecondary credentials has named Fresno as one of its final partner communities. 

West Hills accepting scholarship applications

The West Hills Community College District Foundation is accepting applications for general scholarships and the President's Scholar program now through March 1. 

Businessman added to Fresno State advisory board

Eddie TanFresno State President Joseph I. Castro announced that businessman Eddie Tan has been appointed to the University Advisory Board.

Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at age 87

(AP) — Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87.