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Fres-Know: Our fake girlfriend is in great health, thanks for asking

WATCH THIS: New tourism ad for Fresno/Clovis Convention and Visitors Bureau. [YouTube]

TRENDING: Fresno, thanks to CBS 47, is at forefront of “Teoing.” [Huffington Post]

NEWS: Deadline looms in fight about trash outsourcing. [The Bee]

TAKE THIS: Season-end survey for Fresno’s downtown ice rink. [SurveyMonkey]

VINTAGE: Flier of first shows from Fresno’s Cadillac Club. [Facebook]

THROWBACK JAM OF THE WEEK: “Fresneck” the song. [YouTube]

WTF FRESNO: “Homeless” man tosses urine container in office building. [The Bee]

GOOD NEWS: Valley home prices up in December. [News Blog]

NEW ON THE WEB: The “I Believe in Downtown Fresno” pledge. [ibelievefresno.org]

FACEBOOK FIGHT OF THE WEEK: About this ^^^ [Facebook]

DROP THAT CLASS: Fresno State lecturer — with crazy eyes — arrested. [The Bee]

READ THIS: The teacher’s reviews from his students. [Rate My Professor]

YELP REVIEW OF THE WEEK: Vegetarian review of Doghouse Grill. [Yelp]

Fres-Know: 13 links to start off 2013

COULD THIS BE HAPPENING FINALLY? Fresno Public Market. [Facebook]

WOOT: Fresnan wins national contest for cheeseburger recipe. [The Bee]

YUCK: 14 Valley men arrested in international child porn case. [The Bee]

WATCH THIS: The latest episode of “Nothing to Do.” [Gotta Love Fresno]

WATCH THIS TOO: Highlights and bloopers from CBS 47′s morning show. Hi Zara. [YouTube]

WHERE’S WALDO, ERR … ROLANDO? Witness against Fresno PD goes missing. [The Bee]

WORST SONG OF THE WEEK: “I’m From Fresno” by Karr Lokz & Boo Boo Tha Foo. [YouTube]

INSIGHTFUL YELPER OF THE WEEK: Little Caesars. Five stars. Will write more later. [Yelp]

YELP WISDOM OF THE WEEK: Don’t get fooled by Ruth’s Chris. [Yelp]

READ THIS: Year ahead in 2013 entertainment, from Bee features writers. [The Bee]

AND THIS: Stories to watch in 2013 in Fresno. [Fresno Famous]

LISTEN TO THIS: New Flowing with Famous podcast w/ Josh and Mikey. [Fresno Famous]

ABOVE PHOTO: From #Fresno Instagram of the Day collection. [Instagram]

Fres-Know: Ranked No. 1 on the list of most dangerous blogs about Fresno

SURVEY SAYS: Fresno State named a top 20 “dangerous” university. School objects. [The Bee]

BUT WAIT: List gets revised. Fresno’s not on it anymore. *facepalm* [The Bee]

OTHER SURVEY SAYS: Fresno is the 11th most diverse city. [Men's Health]

WTF FRESNO: Woman carrying heroin pulls gun on dog. [The Bee]

OMG FRESNO: OMG Facts, followed by five million, shares a Fresno fact. [OMG facts]

THIS HAPPENED: Famed vlogger Bethany Mota Black Friday’ing in Fresno. [YouTube]

COMING SOON: Walmart Neighborhood Market … which apparently is a real thing. [The Bee]

WATCH THIS: The newest episode of “Nothing To Do.” [GottaLoveFresno]

(DON’T) WATCH THIS: Fresno “Gangnam Style” flash mob. [YouTube]

READ THIS: Fresno Famous talks to King Tuff. [Famous]

SPORTS: Fresno State b-ball adds explosive dunker. [Sports Buzz]

ANGRY YELPER OF THE WEEK: Jacob H. hates Landmark and, well, everything. [Yelp]

TWEET OF THE DAY: Actor Donal Logue wants CSI: Fresno. [@donallogue]

THE MORE YOU KNOW: When in Fresno, rapper Chingo Bling goes to Al Rico’s. [YouTube]

Fres-Know: Our turkey is stuffed with hyperlinks

WATCH THIS: Season 2 premiere of foodie web show “What’s Good Fresno?” [YouTube]

THIS AGAIN: Mayor fighting to outsource trash disposal. [The Bee]

FROM THE BLOGROLL: Making your store-bought turkey feel inadequate. [TasteFresno]

GOOD READ: Find handmade local gifts this holiday season. [The Bee]

WELCOME TO THE INTERNET: A new Fresno podcast about craft beer. [Perfect Pour]

LISTEN TO THIS: New “Flowing with Famous” podcast. [Fresno Famous]

UPCOMING: Zoo Lights begins this weekend at Chaffee Zoo. [The Bee]

YELP REVIEW OF THE WEEK: “It’s great, but … ” [Yelp]

SPORTS: Fresno State’s Phillip Thomas finalist for national award. [The Bee]

WATCH THIS: Must-watch high-school football video. [Sports Buzz]

TWEET OF THE WEEK: Well played, Visalia Fox Theatre. [Twitter]

KICKSTART: Organic Fresno Market. [Kickstarter]

Fres-Know: All the links that are fit to click

SHAMELESS: Hey, follow us on Instagram, K? [Instagram]

THE LATEST: On the deadly workplace shooting in Fresno on Tuesday. [The Bee]

ICYMI: Chilling and heartbreaking story about Tuesday’s tragic events. [The Bee]

NEWS: Fire damages Clovis West High School. [The Bee]

DID THEY JUST SAY FRESNO? Fresno fashion blogger gets shout-out in New York Times. [NYT]

NEWS: City council OKs pieces of Mayor Swearengin’s downtown plan. [The Bee]

WTF HANFORD: Dude goes on rampage, smashing car windows, assaulting cops. [The Bee]

WTF VISALIA: Visalia HS student makes a ‘Racists reactions to Obama victory’ list. [Jezebel]

COOL: Fresno Grizzlies and downtown charter school partner for community garden. [Grizzlies]

LISTEN TO THIS: New single from Fresno rapper Fashawn. [Soundcloud]

PEACE OUT: Two Fresno TV personalities jetting for new jobs. [The Bee]

WELCOME: New local publication, Fresno Life Magazine. [The Business Journal]

YELPER OF THE WEEK: Stave S., whose thoughtful and thorough reviews are a joy. [Yelp]

ALREADY: Bee letter writer starts campaigning for Bush/Rice 2016. [The Bee]

WATCH THIS: “The Drop” video series features Halo the Human. [AlwaysMusicTV]

Fres-Know: We hope we have your vote

POLITICAL DRAMA: In Hanford, the political climate is cloudier than the water. [The Bee]

ABOVE: Viral (??) video aiming to shame Hanford politician has almost 200,000 views. [YouTube]

RECOMMENDED: Who The Bee’s editorial board endorses in local political races. [The Bee]

NEWS: Local MMA fighter pleads taps out in bar fight case. [The Bee]

ANGRY LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF THE WEEK: Fed up with the homeless. [The Bee]

WELCOME TO THE INTERNET: What Iz, locally made site about music and culture. [What Iz]

COMING UP: Dinner at the Library — Donald Munro and I are hosting tables. [Famous]

FROM THE BLOGROLL: Natali leaves The Full Moxie. [The Thinking Blonde]

WATCH THIS: Fresno Grizzlies team store commercial — unless you’re a Dodger. [YouTube]

WOOT: Fresno indie band Rademacher featured on Daytrotter this week. [Daytrotter]

MORE: On what KYNO has planned for its new 60s music format. [The Bee]

THIS WEEKEND: Annual Fine Wine Cornucopia at Chukchansi Park. [TasteFresno]

ANGRY YELPER OF THE WEEK: ” The owner has no f—ing clue what he’s doing.” [Yelp]

Fres-Know: Stiffer than your grandpa’s moonshine

WATCH: Promo video for FLYP’s Prohibition Party this Saturday. [YouTube]

NEWS: B-ball coach LeBeau has first court appearance. [The Bee]

KNOW THIS: Where the cooling centers are in the Fresno area. [The Bee]

VOTE: Fresno, Sanger or Los Banos for baseball field makeover. [Toyota]

WTF FRESNO NEWS OF THE WEEK: Meth is a helluva drug. [The Bee]

BLOGGINGS: Huge casino on the Fulton Mall? Jim Boren ponders. [Opinion Talk]

SPORTS: It’s almost football season, so the ‘Dogs blog is busy. ['Dogs Blitz]

EVENT: Can the Valley become a top cultural tourism capital? [Eventbrite]

WIN: Tickets to Dino Nite at Chaffee Zoo on Sept. 8. [Lennar]

NEW EATS: Grillmasters BBQ in Clovis is open. [The Bee]

ANGRY YELPER OF THE WEEK: “Good luck if he washed his hands.” [Yelp]

FRESNO MEME OF THE WEEK: Our own ecard. [Facebook]

FRESNO MEME OF THE WEEK 2: On Fresno haters — NSFW. [@brodiemash]

Fres-Know: Because you can’t get all your Fresno news from Conan O’Brien


WATCH THIS: Local musician Bobby Joe Neely’s “Obama Song.” [YouTube]

NEWS: Central High b-ball coach faces DUI, manslaughter charges. [The Bee]

NEWS: Memphis gets schooled on fighting gangs from Fresno PD. [WREG]

HA! Conan Night at Grizzlies — Conans, O’Briens and redheads free. [Grizzlies]

IT CAME FROM FRESNO: Draft Night fantasy football app. [iTunes]

SPORTS: Derek Carr named preseason player of the year. [Sports Buzz]

SURVEY SAYS: Fresno makes Forbes list for buying vs. renting. [Forbes]

WIN: Tickets to see The Black Keys at Save Mart Center. [Fresno Famous]

GOOD READ: Story behind breakfast food truck Benaddiction. [Famous]

SHIRTLESS MISSED CONNECTION OF THE WEEK: That says it. [Craigslist]

ANGRY YELPER OF THE WEEK: Get work, Don Pepe ladies! [Yelp]

GOOD READ: Anthony Taylor on the “Inspirado” of Pecha Kucha. [Windsong]

DID THEY JUST SAY FRESNO: The literary edition. [Opinion Talk]

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Beer Olympics in Fresno on Aug. 4. [Facebook]

COOL: Local band Strange Vine gets spin from Adam Carolla. [Twitter]

Fres-Know: Where sea lions and naked dudes are tolerated

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LOOK AT THAT: First sea lion at new Chaffee Zoo attraction. [The Bee]

SURVEY SAYS: Fresno 14th most tolerant city. Really?!? [The Atlantic Cities]

LOOK AT THIS: The new official visitor’s guide for Fresno/Clovis. [FCCVB]

WTF VISALIA: Naked man in street trying to talk to aliens. [KMPH]

CRAIGSLIST AD OF THE WEEK: Seeking experanced caergiver. [Craigslist]

ANGRY YELPER OF THE WEEK: Dude who hates Dog House Grill. [Yelp]

CLOSING: Clovis’ QN4U BBQ House, effective Sunday. [Biz Blog]

GOOD READ: Thoughts on the Fresno indie music scene. [Dead in 60 Years]

GOOD READ II: Profile on Fresno-based tech reporter. [Frebby Awards]

GOOD READ III: Crash victim leaves legacy of kindness. [The Bee]

GO TO THIS: Fresno Grizzlies farmgrown farmers market. [Grizzlies]

YUM: A look at the ice cream from Fresno State’s dairy. [The Bee]

WHAT’S GOING THERE? Yen Ching restaurant razed on Shaw. [Biz Blog]

IT CAME FROM MADERA: New web app for crowd-funding gifts. [WishBooklet]

ENTER: The $10,000 Rock at the Top battle of the bands. [Chukchansi]

VOTE: In Big Fresno Fair’s Local Performer Contest. [BFF]

Fres-Know: Tastes like 1986

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WATCH THIS: “Fresno: The Miniseries” surfaces on YouTube. [Famous]

WATCH THIS TOO: Thrasher Mag gets busy in Fresno. [Thrasher]

OOPS: Clovis West sober grad night get trashed — and tased. [ABC 30]

OH, DRAMA: The plot thickens in the Tony Vang controversy. [The Bee]

BEEF: Twitter fight between Bee writer and a congressman. [Roll Call]

CELEBRATE: Paleta party for anniversary of local blog. [Harvesting Health]

GOOD TO KNOW: Fresno podcasting rundown. [The Fresnan]

SOMEBODY HAD TO DO IT: A Gotye remix from Fresno. [YouTube]

HEADS UP: Movies in the Park starts next week. [City of Fresno]

BLOG TRILOGY: Examining Fresno’s love affair with tri-tip. [The Cured Ham]

ANGRY YELPER O’ THE WEEK: “It’s hard being a ‘Locavore’ in this town.” [Yelp]

GET SMARTER: Join Hashtag Academy and get your geek bars up. [Hashtag]

Groupon launches with a deal on pancakes

UPDATE 3/31: Groupon has officially arrived in Fresno. The first deal of the day: Spend $8, and get a $20 coupon for breakfast dishes at Batter Up Pancakes.

If you want pancakes, spread the word: At least 25 folks have to sign up for the deal to go through. Need a reminder of how this works? See the video, below.

ORIGINAL POST 3/17: Are you excited about Groupon in Fresno? With Groupon’s Fresno launch coming up this spring, it’s a good time to ask that question. If you’re not familiar with this website that offers steep discounts for services and entertainment, watch this video to see how it works in the Bay Area:

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