Sports & Entertainment

Fresno fair ride operator fined $100K

An amusement park ride operator was fined more than $100,000 by Cal/OSHA for running two faulty rides at the Big Fresno Fair last October.

Board delays Chukchansi leadership decision

Leadership of the Chukchansi Indian tribe has been in dispute since December 2011.The rightful leaders of the tribe that runs the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold is still in doubt pending an order today by the Interior Board of Indian Appeals to have an administrative judge weigh in on the years-long dispute.

Fairgoers offered early savings

The Big Fresno Fair is offering admission savings for patrons who purchase season passes early.

Fresno State football game broadcasts announced

The Fresno State Bulldogs football team will continue to draw national attention with the Mountain West Conference's announcement today of a television package for the 2014 season.

First mini maker faire coming to Fresno

More than 200,000 people attend the San Mateo maker faire each year. Fresno organizers expect more than 100 entries and 1,000 attendees for their event.Hobbyists, builders and tinkerers will have a place to showcase their creations during Fresno’s first mini maker faire April 12.

Avenal cops to box in Hanford badge match

There'll be a brawl in Hanford on April 19 and it doesn't involve your usual heavyweight contenders.

Grizzlies partner for Farm Grown program

The Fresno Grizzlies have struck up a partnership with four agriculture lending associations to sponsor the team's Farm Grown program.

Central Valley to gain 20 new digital TV networks

Fresno-based Cocola Broadcasting Co. plans to launch 20 free digital television networks on its stations KVBC 13.1-13.10 and KBID 31.1-31.10.

China Peak owner endures drought with optimism

New ski lifts are on the horizon for China Peak.Even with California’s dry winter, China Peak ski resort near Huntington Lake is still a sight more breathtaking now than it was several years ago.

Borders leaving downtown partnership for Arizona

Kate Borders, CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, announced she will stepping down and heading up a similar organization Arizona.