Media Clips 11.14.12

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Media Clips 11.14.12

Postby ucommstudent » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:52 am


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Valley forum touts Hispanic business
(Fresno Bee © 11/14/2012)
Fresno State agricultural business major Michael Fenn, 23, who attended the conference, said the trends highlighted by speakers give him hope that young people can make a good living in agricultural careers. ... iness.html

Sex Offender Arrested For Sexual Battery At Fresno State
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 11/14/2012)
There's shock and relief on the campus of Fresno State, after students learn about a campus battery a couple days after it happened.Police arrested 48-year-old Fidel Tafoya Sunday Evening.He's a registered sex offender, listed on the Megan's law website. ... tNwqg.cspx

Fresno State Cancer Research
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 11/14/2012)
Cancer research at Fresno State started out as a grassroots effort in 2006. Since then, the research program has made huge strides, and is now focusing on a possible link between breast and prostate cancers... and pesticides. ... 88201.html

Briefs: University honors Jim Nielsen
(Marysville Appeal-Democrat © 11/14/2012)
California State University, Fresno, has honored graduate Assemblyman Jim Nielsen with its President's Medal of Distinction. Nielsen, R-Gerber, received the award during an agribusiness conference last week at the university. The award recognizes graduates who've shown leadership, professional achievement and/or service to the public. ... ution.html

The Problem Is Clear: The Water Is Filthy
(New York Times (State Version) © 11/14/2012)
Many such communities started as farm labor camps without infrastructure, said John A. Capitman, a professor at California State University, Fresno, and the executive director of the Central Valley Health Policy Institute. ... nvironment

Lawmaker receives 'president's medal'
(Woodland Daily Democrat © 11/14/2012)
The President's Medal of Distinction is the highest non-degree award presented by California State University, Fresno. It is presented to citizens of the region, state or nations, whose contributions in the area of professional achievements or public service are of national or international significance, or represent a contribution of great significance to the university. ... ents-medal

Carjacking suspects involved in prostitution ring
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 11/13/2012)
Demolition and repairs on this home on Ashlan and Polk will take weeks. Vanessa Knight's bedroom took the brunt of it when a stolen car hit the house on Monday night. "Everything's pretty much damaged, all my belongings, my school stuff," said Vanessa Knight, a Fresno State student. ... i2SLA.cspx

Mike Hale: Your guide to the season of indulgence
(Monterey County Herald © 11/13/2012)
The staff of Baum & Blume in Carmel Valley makes an annual trip to the Central Valley to find fresh ingredients for their "Skyhouse Fruitcakes." The tour begins at NutriNut in Visalia for walnuts, Sun-Maid in Kingsburg for raisins and dried pears, Valley Fig Growers in Fresno for Calimyrna figs, Gibson's Farm Market at California State University-Fresno for butter and honey and Nilmeier Farms for citrus for their handmade candied citron. ... indulgence
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