Sports & Entertainment

Homegrown cinema membership gains steam

Keith Walker holds membership cards for Red Bluff’s Prime Cinemas, the fourth theatre in California to adopt the Movie Heroes membership model.What Netflix did for television, Oakhurst residents Matt Sconce and Keith Walker are doing for movie theaters and even converting some couch potatoes back to the cinema in the process.

Chukchansi wine will toast casino's 11th anniversary

Blush Rose private label wine.Pop the cork.

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians will celebrate the 11th anniversary of Coarsegold’s Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in style this summer by partnering with Fäsi Estate Winery to create a private label wine.

Campus Pointe theatre coming in November

The new Campus Pointe development near Fresno State will get its main attraction in November when the 16-screen Heritage Cinemas opens to movie goers.

Snoop Dogg added to Big Fresno Fair concert series

Snoop Dogg, Dierks Bentley and R5 have been added to the lineup for the 2014 Table Mountain Concert Series during The Big Fresno Fair in October.

Kaiser Fresno grant keeps pools open

Airways Swimming Pool in FresnoFor the second year in a row, Kaiser Permanente Fresno has helped a Fresno nonprofit with a grant to keep some city pools open during the summer.

Fresno fair to fete California Chrome's Triple Crown try

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)Valley-bred horse California Chrome races in his final leg toward a Triple Crown title June 7 and The Big Fresno Fair is inviting the public out to watch and bid on the race.

California Chrome bucks odds in Triple Crown bid

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — Here's a message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you. Well, almost certainly not.

Grizzlies offer free tickets for Uber riders

The Fresno Grizzlies have partnered with Uber as the Triple-A team offers free entrance when people use the online ridesharing service to get to tonight's game against the Las Vegas 51s.

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — California Chrome can breathe easy — he may wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

California Chrome wins Preakness; Triple try next

California Chrome (Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Alex Evers)(AP) — It gets even harder from here on out for California Chrome.