Media Clips 10.16.2012

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Media Clips 10.16.2012

Postby madona » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:41 am


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Not a lot separating Patterson, Whalen in 23rd Assembly District
(Fresno Bee © 10/16/2012)
"Voters are stuck in this kind of race because if you can't go on issues, then you are going to go on those things people say you're not supposed to go on," said Fresno State political science professor David Schecter, citing examples such as personality or which one looks nicer in a suit. ... erson.html

Selland, Save Mart Center among top venues
(The Business Journal - 10/9/2012)
Fresno’s Selland Arena and Save Mart Center were both listed in Pollstar’s top 200 arenas venues worldwide for ticket sales for the first three quarters of 2012.
The Save Mart Center ranked No. 87, with 93,179 tickets sold between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, and Selland Arena ranked No. 176, with 42,426 tickets sold. ... top-venues
EDITORIAL: Prop. 30 is state's best option to move forward
(Fresno Bee © 10/16/2012)
The $6 billion that will be generated by Prop. 30 is vital to education. The state budget approved earlier this year includes $6 billion in cuts that would be imposed if Prop. 30 fails. The biggest cuts, $5.4 billion, would fall on public schools, forcing some local officials to shorten the school year by weeks. Public universities, including Fresno State, would endure another $500 million cut, and raise tuition again. ... -best.html

Valley Works: Entrepreneurship requires training
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 10/16/2012)
Dr. Timothy Stearns with the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State says that's because many workers have been taught to follow a process, keep things stable and moving. He says those are not the skills businesses want or need in the 21st century. What they want are innovators. ... id=8844530

Save Mart Center 2nd Most Attended Collegiate Arena

(KMJ Now © 10/16/2012)
In addition to concerts, the Save Mart Center is also the home of Fresno State men's and women's basketball and Fresno State volleyball. ... feedID=806

Jerry Brown seeks college students' support for Proposition 30

(Sacramento Bee (Sports) © 10/16/2012)
If it passes, California State University plans to lower tuition in January and send $250 refund checks to students for the higher rate they paid this term. Tuition at the University of California would stay flat for the next semester. If it fails, CSU plans to admit 20,000 fewer new students for the fall. Cal State tuition is set to go up 5 percent in January, the same month that UC officials have said they would raise tuition by about 20 percent, to around $15,800 a year. ... dents.html

The Maddy Report: Propositions 30 and 38
(Visalia Times-Delta © 10/16/2012)
This week on The Maddy Report: ?Props 30 and 38: Dueling Props or Dualing Props?? Guests are President of the California Teachers Association Dean Vogel; President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce Allan Zaremberg; President of the California State PTA Carol Kocivar; and California Executive Director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses John Kabateck. Guest commentary: George Skelton, LA Times political columnist and Dean of the Capitol Press Corps. The show airs at 7 p.m. Friday on KVPT (ValleyPBS). ... ions-30-38

Concert Watch: Venue stands out in numbers
(Fresno Bee © 10/15/2012)
If you haven't been paying attention to the Save Mart Center lately, things have been busy. There were big concerts from Justin Bieber and The Black Keys in recent weeks, plus new show announcements for George Strait (Feb. 1), Rick Ross (Nov. 29) and 3 Doors Down/Daughtry (Dec. 13). ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Fresno St unveils new online autism tool
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 10/15/2012)
The Central California Autism Center at Fresno State now has a new tool to assess and treat young people with the disorder and it's all done online. ... id=8829274
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