Nineteen low-performing Fresno schools will lose close to $16 million -- money already accounted for in this year's budget -- if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger allows nearly $400 million in Quality Education Investment Act funds to be cut, Fresno Unified School District officials said Thursday.
After self-described night owls Veronica Hernandez and Ryan Metzdorff returned to their hometown of Fresno, they were disappointed at the lack of available late-night munchies they had become accustomed to in Southern California. The pair decided to change that: They started their own business, Munchies on Wheels. Now they deliver "snacks and smokes" from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weeknights and until 4 a.m. on weekends. READ MORE AT: www.fresnobee.com Find and need and meet it. That is what great entrepreneurs do! Congratulations to these young people for having a great idea and implementing it.
Three Valley Presbyterian churches have finalized their divorce from the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination, citing differences over the Bible's supreme authority and the possible ordination of gays. But unlike the split within the Valley's Episcopal diocese, which turned into a bitter court fight, the three congregations are leaving on friendly terms. They have retained their church properties and have agreed to fulfill financial pledges for ministries run by the church they're leaving. via www.fresnobee.com