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Bulldogs make top 25 in national polls

Quarterback Derek Carr led the Bulldogs back into the AP top 25 for the first time since 2008.With a win last Friday over long-time nemesis Boise State, Fresno State cracked both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches’ top 25 polls on Sunday for the first time since 2008.

Fresno State accepting donations for Colo. flood victims

Fresno State student athletes will be collecting cash donations on Friday prior to the game vs. Boise State.To assist in the recovery effort of the people of Boulder, Colo., Fresno State student-athletes will be accepting cash donations on Friday before the Bulldogs’ home game against Boise State.

Fresno State's football game in Boulder postponed

Fresno State quarterback Derek CarrAfter record rainfall and flooding ravaged the city of Boulder, Colo., University of Colorado-Boulder officials announced Saturday’s scheduled football game between the Buffalos and Fresno State is postponed.

Trampoline arena owners face tighter proposed rules

Michele Graham bounces at the 2xtreme Arena in Fresno, which is one of two trampoline parks to open in the Valley in the past two years. Case Lawrence is among a growing number of trampoline park owners faced with the task of providing a safe environment while satisfying the adrenaline rush of an ever-demanding consumer base.

End of Summer party planned for Fulton Mall

As summer winds down, the City of Fresno and the Downtown Fresno Partnership are seeing it off with a party on the Fulton Mall this Friday.

Wager struck up for Bulldog opener

With the Rutgers and Fresno State squaring off to open the 2013 college football season, both university presidents decided to make it a little more interesting.

Betsy, Fresno zoo's grizzly, dies at age 38

Betsy, Fresno Chaffee Zoo's brown bear, was euthanized Friday morning due to declining health from old age.One of Fresno Chaffee Zoo's oldest residents, Betsy the grizzly bear, was euthanized this morning at the advanced age of 38.

Selma to unveil new arts center

In less than a week the 12,080 square-foot, dual-level Selma Arts Center will open its doors and productions will grace its stage shortly thereafter.

Modesto gym opening third Fresno-area location

Modesto-based Fitness Evolution, which has locations throughout the U.S., is opening a third Central Valley gym next month.Fitness Evolution’s newest 50,000 square-foot Fresno location is slated to open in late September.

Bulldogs unveil all-black football uniforms

Fresno State unveiled all-black uniforms for its Bulldog football team that will be worn for the first time during its game against the Nevada Wolf Pack on Nov. 2.