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The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Afula (עֲפוּלָה, العفولة) is a city in the Northern District of Israel, often known as the "Capital of the Valley" due to its strategic location in the Jezreel Valley.
Carlos Alan Autry Jr. (also known for a period of time as Carlos Brown; born July 31, 1952), is an American actor, politician, and former National Football League player.
Alfalfa, Medicago sativa also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world.
Alliant International University is a private, benefit corporation higher education institution based in San Diego, California.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Craftsman style, or the American Arts and Crafts movement, is an American domestic architectural, interior design, landscape design, applied arts, and decorative arts style and lifestyle philosophy that began in the last years of the 19th century.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
An amphitheatre or amphitheater is an open-air venue used for entertainment, performances, and sports.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Area code 559 is a California telephone area code that was split from area code 209 on November 14, 1998.
An arena, is a covered or not covered enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events.
Arthur L. Selland (December 31, 1905 – December 5, 1963) was an American politician, and mayor of Fresno, California from 1958 to 1963.
Artists' Repertory Theatre (ART) is community theatre group based in Fresno, California.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
Ashley Emile Swearengin (née Newton) (born May 24, 1972) is an American politician who served as the 24th mayor of Fresno, California.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Associate Justice or Associate Judge is the title for a member of a judicial panel who is not the Chief Justice in some jurisdictions.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Atascadero is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, about equidistant from Los Angeles and San Francisco on U.S. Route 101.
Audra Ann McDonald (born July 3, 1970) is a German-born American actress and singer.
The Azteca Theater (Teatro Azteca) is an historic Art Deco theater in the Chinatown district of Fresno, California, built by Gustavo Acosta in 1948.
Bernice Frederic Sisk (December 14, 1910 – October 25, 1995) was an American politician who served as a Congressman from California from 1955 to 1979.
Bank of America Corporation (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bass Lake is a census-designated place in Madera County, California.
Big Sur is a rugged section of California's Central Coast between Carmel Highlands and San Simeon, where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean, that is frequently praised for its dramatic views.
Blackstone Avenue is a major roadway arterial in Fresno, California, United States.
BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
Bob Gallion (April 22, 1924 in Ashland, Kentucky – August 20, 1999) was an American country music singer.
A boulevard (French, from Bolwerk – bulwark, meaning bastion), often abbreviated Blvd, is a type of large road, usually running through a city.
Brightwood College, formerly Kaplan College, is a system of for-profit colleges in the United States and is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Brookhaven is a neighborhood in a small pocket of Southwest Fresno (the "West Side") located on the very edge of the city.
Bulldog Stadium at Jim Sweeney Field is an outdoor football stadium in the western United States, located on the campus of California State University, Fresno in Fresno, California.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Air National Guard (CA ANG) is the air force militia of the U.S. State of California.
The California Army National Guard (CA ARNG) is the land force component of the California National Guard, one of the reserve components of the United States Army and is part of the National Guard of the United States.
California bungalow is a style of residential architecture that was popular across the United States, and to varying extents elsewhere, from around 1910 to 1939.
California Christian College (CCC) is a private Free Will Baptist Bible college in Fresno, California.
The California courts of appeal are the state intermediate appellate courts in the U.S. state of California.
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
California High-Speed Rail (abbreviated CAHSR or CHSR) is a high-speed rail system under construction in California in the United States.
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) is the governing body for high school sports in the U.S. state of California.
The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature.
The California State Military Reserve (CSMR) is the state defense force of California, and one of three branches of the Active Militia of the State.
California State Route 168 (CA 168) is an east-west state highway in California, USA, which is separated into two distinct segments, in part by the Sierra Nevada mountains.
State Route 180 (SR 180) is a state highway in California, United States, which runs through the heart of the San Joaquin Valley from Mendota through Fresno to Kings Canyon National Park, with an unbuilt segment defined west to Paicines.
State Route 41 (SR 41) is a state highway in the U.S. state of California, connecting the Cabrillo Highway (SR 1) in Morro Bay with Fresno and Yosemite National Park via the San Joaquin Valley.
State Route 99 (SR 99), commonly known as Highway 99 or, simply, as 99 (without any further designation), is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of California, stretching almost the entire length of the Central Valley.
The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature.
California State University, Fresno (commonly referred to as Fresno State) is a public research university in Fresno, California.
Superior courts in California are the state trial courts with general jurisdiction to hear and decide any civil or criminal action which is not specially designated to be heard in some other court or before a governmental agency.
California's 14th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts.
California's 16th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California, located in the central San Joaquin Valley.
California's 22nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.
California's 23rd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts.
California's 31st State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts.
California's 8th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts.
Cambodian Americans (ជនជាតិខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង) are Americans of Khmer descent.
Cargill Meat Solutions is a division of Cargill Inc.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916.
Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Centerville (formerly, Kings River, King River, Scottsburgh, and Scottsburg) is a census-designated place in Fresno County, California.
The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" in North America.
The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.
Charles Grodin (born April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author, and former television talk show host.
Châteauroux is the capital of the Indre department in central France and the second-largest town in the province of Berry, after Bourges.
Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States.
Chinese Americans, which includes American-born Chinese, are Americans who have full or partial Chinese ancestry.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
Christmas lights (also known as fairy lights) are lights used for decoration in celebration of Christmas, often on display throughout the Christmas season including Advent and Christmastide.
Christmas ornaments, baubles or "christmas balls" are decorations (usually made of glass, metal, wood, or ceramics) that are used to festoon a Christmas tree.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.
Chukchansi Park, formerly Grizzlies Stadium, is a city-owned baseball stadium located in Fresno, California, completed in 2002 as the home for the Pacific Coast League, Fresno Grizzlies.
A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
Clinton J. Olivier is an American politician serving as the City Council representative for the City of Fresno's Seventh council district.
Clovis Community College is a public community college located in northeastern Fresno, California near Clovis.
Clovis Unified School District is public school system located in Clovis, California.
Clovis is a city in Fresno County, California, United States.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
Community Regional Medical Center is a regional hospital in Fresno, California.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
A credit card is a payment card issued to users (cardholders) to enable the cardholder to pay a merchant for goods and services based on the cardholder's promise to the card issuer to pay them for the amounts so paid plus the other agreed charges.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor.
Dale Doig was a local school teacher, who later served as mayor of Fresno, California between 1985 and 1989.
Dan Whitehurst (born in Los Banos, California in 1948), was a California politician.
Deathrock is a rock music subgenre incorporating horror elements and gothic theatrics.
Deftones is an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
DeVry University is a for-profit college based in the United States.
A domestic partnership is an interpersonal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are not married (to each other or to anyone else), but they receive a lot of benefits that guarantee rights of survivor ship, hospital visitation and others.
EBSCO Information Services, headquartered in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., the third largest private company in Birmingham, Alabama, with annual sales of nearly $2 billion according to the BBJ's 2013 Book of Lists.
The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and two franchises in Canada.
Estrella TV (stylized on-air as estrellaTV; translated in English as Star TV) is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Liberman Broadcasting.
A family is defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes as "a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such people (including related subfamily members) are considered as members of one family." A family household is more inclusive, consisting of "a household maintained by a householder who is in a family (as defined above), and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there." In 2014 the US Census Bureau began including same-sex marriages in their counts of families and family households.
A farmers' market is a physical retail marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
Firebaugh (formerly, Firebaugh's Ferry) is a city in Fresno County, California, United States.
The Forestiere Underground Gardens, located at 5021 West Shaw Avenue in Fresno, California, are a series of subterranean structures built by Baldasare Forestiere, an immigrant from Sicily, over a period of 40 years from 1906 to his death in 1946.
Fort Miller (originally, Camp Barbour then Camp Miller) is former fort on the south bank of the San Joaquin River in what is now Madera County, California.
Foster Farms is a United States West Coast poultry company.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.
Fresno is a 1986 American television comedy miniseries that parodied prime time soap operas of the time such as Falcon Crest, Dallas, and Dynasty.
The Fresno Area Express (FAX), is a public transportation operator in Fresno, California.
The Fresno Art Museum is an art museum in Fresno, California.
The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is a zoo in Roeding Park in Fresno, California covering 39 acres and housing over 190 species.
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport is a public use airport west of the central business district of Fresno, in Fresno County, California, United States.
Fresno Christian High School (abbr. FCHS) is a private, Christian high school sponsored by 12 evangelical churches, located in Fresno, California, United States.
Fresno City College (FCC or "Fresno City") is a community college in Fresno, California.
Fresno City Hall is a Post-modern Futurist structure in Fresno, California.
The Fresno County Public Library provides books, ebooks, music, movies, magazines, newspapers, and services through its Central Resource Library and its 34 branches throughout Fresno County, California.
Fresno County, officially the County of Fresno, is a county located in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.
The Fresno Falcons are a defunct minor league hockey team.
Fresno Football Club is an American professional soccer team based in Fresno, California.
Fresno Football Club U-23 (formerly known as Fresno Fuego FC) is an American soccer team based in Fresno, California, United States.
The Fresno Grizzlies are a Minor League Baseball team based in Fresno, California.
The Fresno Monsters are an Amateur Athletic Union-sanctioned Tier II junior ice hockey team based in Fresno, California.
Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill, opened in 1935 in Fresno, California, was the first modern landfill in the U.S., pioneering the use of trenching, compacting, and daily burial to combat rodent and debris problems.
Fresno Pacific University (FPU) is a Christian university in Fresno, California.
Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary, formerly the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, is the denominational seminary of the United States and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches.
The Fresno Police Department (FPD) is responsible for policing the city of Fresno, California.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are the athletic teams that represent California State University, Fresno (commonly referred to as Fresno State).
The Fresno State Bulldogs baseball team represents Fresno State in NCAA Division I college baseball.
The Fresno State Bulldogs football team represents California State University, Fresno in NCAA Division I FBS college football as a member of the Mountain West Conference.
Fresno Yosemite International Airport, is a joint civil-military airport in Fresno, California.
Friant Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the San Joaquin River in central California in the United States, on the boundary of Fresno and Madera Counties.
Fulton Mall was a six-block pedestrian mall located in the central business district of Fresno, California.
In its modern form, a gated community (or walled community) is a form of residential community or housing estate containing strictly controlled entrances for pedestrians, bicycles, and automobiles, and often characterized by a closed perimeter of walls and fences.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Nicholas Zenovich (April 29, 1922 – September 25, 2013) was an American politician and jurist, as well as a longtime Democrat.
Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
The hipster subculture is stereotypically composed of younger and middle-aged adults who reside primarily in gentrified neighborhoods.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Hmong Americans are Americans of Hmong or Miao descent from China, Southeast Asia, most notably from Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.
The Hmong/Mong (RPA: Hmoob/Moob) are an indigenous people in Asia.
The Hmong Studies Journal is an irregularly published, peer-reviewed academic journal covering studies on the Hmong people.
The Hong Kong Observatory is a weather forecast agency of the government of Hong Kong.
Huntington Lake is a reservoir in Fresno County, California on Big Creek, located in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 2,120 meters (6955 ft).
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.
Institute of Technology is a vocational school operating in California and Oregon.
The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II was the forced relocation and incarceration in camps in the western interior of the country of between 110,000 and 120,000Various primary and secondary sources list counts between persons.
Interstate 5 (I-5) is a major north–south route of the Interstate Highway System in the U.S. state of California.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Interurban Press was a small, privately owned American publishing company, specializing in books about streetcars, other forms of rail transit and railroads in North America, from 1943MacDougall, Kent (May 19, 1983).
are Americans who are fully or partially of Japanese descent, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
are traditional gardens whose designs are accompanied by Japanese aesthetic and philosophical ideas, avoid artificial ornamentation, and highlight the natural landscape.
James Norwood Patterson (born February 18, 1948) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly.
Junior hockey is ice hockey competition generally for players between 16 and 21 years of age.
KAIL, virtual and VHF digital channel 7, is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Fresno, California, United States.
Kaiser Permanente (KP) is an American integrated managed care consortium, based in Oakland, California, United States, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield.
Karen Humphrey was a local news reporter, who later served as mayor of Fresno, California between 1989 and 1993.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
is the capital city of Kōchi Prefecture located on the island of Shikoku in Japan.
KBOS-FM (94.9 FM, "B95") is a commercial radio station located in Fresno, California, licensed to Tulare and broadcasting to the Fresno area.
Kerman (formerly, Collis) is a city at the intersection of State Route 180 and State Route 145 in Fresno County, California, USA.
KFCF (88.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a community radio format.
KFIG is an AM radio station broadcasting at 940 kHz.
KFRE-TV, virtual channel 59 (UHF digital channel 36), is a CW-affiliated television station serving Fresno, California, United States that is licensed to Sanger.
KFSN-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 30, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Fresno, California, United States.
KFSR (90.7 FM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Fresno, California.
KFTV-DT, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 20), is a Univision owned-and-operated television station serving Fresno, California, United States that is licensed to Hanford.
KGMC, virtual and UHF digital channel 43, is an Estrella TV-affiliated television station serving Fresno, California, United States that is licensed to Clovis.
KGPE, virtual channel 47 (UHF digital channel 34), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Fresno, California, United States.
Kings Canyon National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Fresno and Tulare Counties, California in the United States.
The Kings River is a -long river draining the Sierra Nevada in central California in the United States.
KMJ (580 AM, "KMJ 580") is a news/talk radio station located in Fresno, California, owned by Cumulus Media.
KMPH-TV, virtual channel 26 (UHF digital channel 28), is a Fox-affiliated television station serving Fresno, California, United States that is licensed to Visalia.
KNSO, virtual channel 51 (VHF digital channel 11), is an Telemundo-owned television station serving Fresno, California, United States that is licensed to Merced.
Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.
KSEE, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 38), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Fresno, California, United States.
KVPT, virtual channel 18 (UHF digital channel 40), is a PBS member television station located in Fresno, California, United States.
KYNO is an oldies station in Fresno, California, United States.
In real estate, a lot or plot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner(s).
A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial.
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.
Laotian Americans are Americans of Lao descent.
Lee R. Brand (born April 5, 1949) is an American politician and businessman who is the 25th and current mayor of Fresno, California.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
California is a state located in the Western United States.
The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties.
This is a list of the 100 largest cities in the U.S. State of California ranked by population, based on estimates for July 1, 2015 by the United States Census Bureau.
This is a list of regions of California, organized by location.
This list of tallest buildings in Fresno ranks buildings in Fresno, California, United States by height.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
Local Agency Formation Commissions or LAFCOs are regional service planning agencies of the State of California.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Madera County, officially the County of Madera, is a county at the geographic center of the U.S. state of California.
Madera is a city in California and the county seat of Madera County.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Marine Wing Support Group 47 (MWSG-47) was a United States Marine Corps aviation combat service support unit based at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan that is currently composed of 3 squadrons, that provide the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing and Marine Forces Reserve with complete airfield operation services (less air traffic control), engineer and transportation support, medical assistance, food services, security support, and other direct combat service support to aviation combat elements.
Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 (MWSS-473) is a reserve aviation ground support unit of the United States Marine Corps.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
Münster (Low German: Mönster; Latin: Monasterium, from the Greek μοναστήριον monastērion, "monastery") is an independent city (Kreisfreie Stadt) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
Mediterranean Revival is a design style introduced in the United States in the waning nineteenth century variously incorporating references from Spanish Renaissance, Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts, Italian Renaissance, Arabic Andalusian architecture, and Venetian Gothic architecture.
Mendota is a U.S. city in Fresno County, California.
Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.
Metropolitan Fresno, officially Fresno–Madera, CA CSA, is a metropolitan area in the San Joaquin Valley, in the United States, consisting of Fresno and Madera counties.
In the United States, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area.
Mexican Americans (mexicoamericanos or estadounidenses de origen mexicano) are Americans of full or partial Mexican descent.
Millerton Lake is an artificial lake near the town of Friant about north of downtown Fresno.
Millerton was the original county seat of Fresno County, that was formed in 1856 when the county was larger than today.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.
The Mission Revival Style was an architectural movement that began in the late 19th century for a colonial style's revivalism and reinterpretation, which drew inspiration from the late 18th and early 19th century Spanish missions in California.
The Miwok (also spelled Miwuk, Mi-Wuk, or Me-Wuk) are members of four linguistically related Native American groups indigenous to what is now Northern California, who traditionally spoke one of the Miwok languages in the Utian family.
Monterey is a city located in Monterey County in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast.
A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Bicycle League (NBL) was a United States–based Bicycle Motocross (BMX) sports sanctioning body originally based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, but after several moves it was based in Hilliard, Ohio.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
National University (NU) is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California.
Naval Air Station Lemoore or NAS Lemoore is a United States Navy base, located in Kings County and Fresno County, California.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the largest office within the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP).
The Old Fresno Water Tower is a historic water tower in Fresno, California.
Orange Belt Stages (OBS) is a bus company based in Visalia, California.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.
The Pacific Southwest Building (also known as the Security Bank Building) is a 16-story, high-rise completed in 1925 in downtown Fresno, California.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pedestrian malls, also known as pedestrian streets, are the most common form of pedestrian zone in large cities in the United States.
Pedro Fages (1734–1794; Pere Fages i Beleta) was a Spanish soldier, explorer, first Lieutenant Governor of the Californias under Gaspar de Portolá, and second (1770–74) and fifth (1782–91) Governor of Alta California.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
Pete Beiden Field, formerly Varsity Park, is a baseball stadium on the campus of the California State University, Fresno in Fresno, California, United States.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir (25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.
Pinedale is a previously unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.
The planetary equilibrium temperature is a theoretical temperature that a planet would be at when considered simply as if it were a black body being heated only by its parent star.
In the United States, a plat (plan or cadastral map) is a map, drawn to scale, showing the divisions of a piece of land.
Popping is a street dance and one of the original funk styles that came from Fresno, California during the late 1960s–1970s.
POSSLQ (plural POSSLQs) is an abbreviation (or acronym) for "person of opposite sex sharing living quarters", a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation in American households.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
The Premier Development League (commonly known as the PDL) is a development soccer league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada, forming part of the United States soccer league system.
Pride parades (also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals) are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Public, educational, and government access television (also PEG-TV, PEG channel, PEGA, Local-access television) refers to three different cable television narrowcasting and specialty channels.
Puerto Ricans (Puertorriqueños; or boricuas) are people from Puerto Rico, the inhabitants and citizens of Puerto Rico, and their descendants.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Ratcliffe Stadium is a collegiate athletic venue in the western United States, located on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California.
Reedley is a city in Fresno County, California, United States.
Robert Everett Coyle (May 6, 1930 – May 7, 2012) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Roeding Park is one of four regional city parks in Fresno, California - the others are Woodward Park.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saladino's Inc is a privately owned foodservice distributor based in Fresno, California.
Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California.
Salvadoran Americans (salvadoreño-americanos, norteamericanos de origen salvadoreño or estadounidenses de origen salvadoreño) are Americans of full or partial Salvadoran descent.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Joaquin (sometimes referred to as San Joaquins) is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak in California's Central Valley.
San Joaquin Light and Power Corporation Building is an historic 11-story, high-rise in downtown Fresno, California.
San Joaquin Memorial High School is a private Roman Catholic high school located in Fresno, California, United States.
The San Joaquin River is the longest river of Central California in the United States.
The San Joaquin Valley is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California that lies south of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta and is drained by the San Joaquin River.
San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) is a for-profit junior college with fifteen campuses located in California, United States and an Online division.
The San Joaquin Valley Railroad is one of several short line railroad companies and is part of the Pacific Region Division of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. It operates about of track primarily on several lines in California's Central Valley/San Joaquin Valley outside Fresno, California and Bakersfield, California.
The Santa Fe Passenger Depot, also known as Fresno station, is an historic railroad station and transportation hub in the Downtown neighborhood of the city of Fresno, California.
Save Mart Center at Fresno State is a multi-purpose arena, on the campus of the California State University, Fresno, located in Fresno, California.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937, often called Section 8, as repeatedly amended, authorizes the payment of rental housing assistance to private landlords on behalf of approximately 4.8 million low-income households, as of 2008, in the United States.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
Sequoia National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California, in the United States.
Sevendust is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly.
Shaver Lake is an artificial lake on Stevenson Creek, in the Sierra National Forest of Fresno County, California.
Sheep farming is the raising and breeding of domestic sheep.
is an American meditation teacher.
Sierra National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located on the western slope of central Sierra Nevada in the state of California.
The Sierra Nevada (snowy saw range) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.
Sierra Sky Park Airport is a privately owned, public-use airport located seven miles (11 km) northwest of the central business district of Fresno, a city in Fresno County, California, United States.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style is an architectural stylistic movement arising in the early 20th century based on the Spanish Colonial architecture of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
State Center Community College District or SCCCD is a California Community Colleges System district in Central California, including Fresno City College in Fresno, Reedley College in Reedley, and Clovis Community College in Clovis.
A state senator is a member of a state's senate, the upper house in the bicameral legislature of 49 U.S. states, or a legislator in Nebraska's one-house state legislature.
Stockton is a city in and the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California.
A storybook house refers to an architectural style popularized in the 1920s in England and United States.
Subdivision is the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise develop, usually via a plat.
The Sunnyside Country Club is a private country club with a championship golf course.
Sunnyside (formerly, Maltermoro) is a census-designated place in Fresno County, California.
Superfund is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants.
A synagogue, also spelled synagog (pronounced; from Greek συναγωγή,, 'assembly', בית כנסת, 'house of assembly' or, "house of prayer", Yiddish: שול shul, Ladino: אסנוגה or קהל), is a Jewish house of prayer.
Taishan, formerly romanized in Cantonese as Toishan, in local dialect as Hoisan or Toisan, and formerly known as Xinning or Sunning, is a county-level city in southwestern Guangdong, China.
A tank car (International Union of Railways (UIC): tank wagon) is a type of railroad car (UIC: railway car) or rolling stock designed to transport liquid and gaseous commodities.
Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8, 1971), better known as Tech N9ne (pronounced "Tech Nine"), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
Telemundo is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal division NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Temple Beth Israel (בית ישראל) is a Reform synagogue located at 6622 North Maroa Avenue in Fresno, California.
Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is an American stage, television and film actress, singer, dancer and voice artist. She began her career as a teenager with small roles in television and film, in the early 1960s including appearances as a dancer in nine Elvis Presley musicals. She is perhaps best known for appearing in comedy films, including Young Frankenstein (1974), Mr. Mom (1983) and Tootsie (1982) which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role Sandra "Sandy" Lester. Her quick banter led to Garr being a regular guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and David Letterman's late-late night talk shows. She also appeared on television as Phoebe Abbott in three episodes of the sitcom Friends (1997–98). Garr has been largely retired from performing since 2007.
Thai Americans ชาวอเมริกันเชื้อสายไทย (formerly referred to as Siamese Americans) are Americans who, or whose ancestors, came from Thailand.
The Big Fresno Fair is the largest annual event in the Central Valley, attracting more than 600,000 people each October during its two-week run featuring exhibits, a livestock show, live horse racing, musical entertainment, educational programs and more.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Fresno Bee is a daily newspaper serving Fresno, California, and surrounding counties in that U.S. state's central San Joaquin Valley.
The Trust for Public Land is a U.S. nonprofit organization with a mission to "create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come." Since its founding in 1972, The Trust for Public Land has completed 5,000 park-creation and land conservation projects across the United States, protected over 3 million acres, and helped pass more than 500 ballot measures--creating $70 billion in voter-approved public funding for parks and open spaces.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
Torreón is a city and seat of Torreón Municipality in the Mexican state of Coahuila.
The Tower Theatre for the Performing Arts is a historic Streamline Moderne mixed-use theater in Fresno, California.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Trinity Health is a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system operating 93 hospitals in 22 states, including 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities.
Triple-A (or Class AAA) is the highest level of play in Minor League Baseball in the United States and Mexico.
Tulare County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
Tule fog is a thick ground fog that settles in the San Joaquin Valley and Sacramento Valley areas of California's Great Central Valley.
UEI College is a United States career education for-profit school that specializes in automobile, business, computer, dental, medical, and pharmacy professions.
Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 megahertz (MHz) and 3 gigahertz (GHz), also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimeter.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Reserve (USAR) is the federal reserve force of the United States Army.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United States federal government.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of California (in case citations, E.D. Cal.) is a federal court in the Ninth Circuit (except for patent claims and claims against the U.S. government under the Tucker Act, which are appealed to the Federal Circuit).
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR), also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, is the reserve force of the United States Marine Corps.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The University of California, Merced (UC Merced or UCM), is the tenth and newest of the University of California campuses.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is a research university located in San Francisco, California and part of the University of California system.
The University of Phoenix (UOPX) is a private for-profit college, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.
Vagharshapat (Վաղարշապատ), is the 4th-largest city in Armenia and the most populous municipal community of Armavir Province, by about west of the capital Yerevan, and north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border.
Valley Public Radio is a public radio organization in Fresno, California, broadcasting programming from National Public Radio (NPR) and other public radio producers and distributors, as well as locally produced news, music, talk, and public affairs programs.
Valley Yellow Pages is owned by AGI Publishing, Inc., and is an independent Yellow Pages directory publisher serving 45 markets in Northern and Central California.
Verona (Venetian: Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige river in Veneto, Italy, with approximately 257,000 inhabitants and one of the seven provincial capitals of the region.
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meter.
Vietnamese Americans (Người Mỹ gốc Việt) are Americans of Vietnamese descent.
Visa Inc. (also known as Visa, stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States.
Warnors Theatre is an historic theater located in downtown Fresno, California.
Started April 30, 1927, the West Coast Relays grew to one of the premier track and field events in the United States.
Established in 1993, the Western States Hockey League (WSHL) is an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)-sanctioned, junior ice hockey league.
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
William Helm (March 9, 1837 – April 10, 1919) was a sheep farmer and noteworthy among the early pioneer settlers of Fresno county.
William Park Bell (April 19, 1886 - June 21, 1953) was a noted golf course architect, active from the 1920s into the early 1950s.
Woodward Park is a public park located in Fresno, California, abutting the San Joaquin River.
The Woodward Shakespeare Festival is a theater company that performs three plays each summer in Fresno, California.
Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
The Yokuts (previously known as MariposasPowell, 1891:90–91.) are an ethnic group of Native Americans native to central California.
Yosemite National Park is an American national park lying in the western Sierra Nevada of California.
Zygmunt S. Leymel (November 27, 1883 – May 9, 1947) served in the California legislature and during the Spanish–American War he served in the United States Army.
Zacky Farms LLC is an American food production company in California.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
Zoning is the process of dividing land in a municipality into zones (e.g. residential, industrial) in which certain land uses are permitted or prohibited.
The 144th Fighter Wing (144 FW) is a unit of the California Air National Guard, stationed at Fresno Air National Guard Base, California.
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 40th Infantry Division ("Sunshine Division") is a modular division of the United States Army.
The 49th Military Police Brigade is California’s only Army National Guard military police brigade and is based in Fairfield, California.
The 4th Marine Aircraft Wing is the reserve airwing of the United States Marine Corps.
The 63d Infantry Division ("Blood and Fire") was an infantry division of the United States Army that fought in Europe during World War II.
The 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is an infantry brigade of the United States Army and the California Army National Guard.
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