The organizers of weekend’s “Fight for Water 2,” have created a nice narrative to run along side the nationally televised boxing match, which features 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez as the main event. They are hoping the fighter’s close ties to the area — he’s from Avenal — will raise awareness about the drought and its affects on the farm-based economy here in the Central Valley.
Wonderful Pistachios (which is itself based in the area) has offered up tickets we’ll pass along to few lucky Beehivers. To enter to win, simply leave a comment in this post. Give us your best guess on how the main event will end (who wins, what round, etc.). The contest runs through noon Thursday. Winners will be chosen at random and notified by email (so check yours if you enter).
Complete contest rules on the jump.
VOTE: In this year’s People Choice Awards, which are now open. [People’s Choice 2013
YAY FRESNO: Fresno gets IBM “Smarter Cities” grant, $400,000 worth of consulting. [The Bee]
WELCOME TO THE INTERNET: A blog with a lofty goal — Million Cool Things Fresno. [MCTF]
SPEAK YOUR MIND: A call for ideas to improve Fresno. [Fresno Future]
MAKIN’ THE VALLEY PROUD: Olympian boxer Jose Ramirez turns pro. [The Bee]
COMING SOON: Season 2 of foodie web series “What’s Good, Fresno.” [YouTube]
YELP REVIEW OF THE WEEK: Dude one-stars Piemonte’s, says it’s in decline. [Yelp]
FOLLOW UP: Fresno sweders featured on G4 TV’s “Attack of the Show.” [G4]
WATCH THIS: Fashawn’s new video, “Diamonds & Girls.” [YouTube]
CAN’T BEAT THE PRICE: This weekend’s Central California Auto Show is free. [The Bee]
YOUTUBE RANT OF THE WEEK: Six-minutes of complaining about a Fresno driver. [YouTube]