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09/01/06  City Plans For Repair Work On Clovis Avenue
What: The Street Division of the City of Fresno Public Works Department has plans to repair the street surface on Clovis Avenue. When: Beginning on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 through Tuesday, September 12, construction will start on Clovis Avenue from Shields to McKinley Avenues. Traffic is expected to be reduced to one travel lane through the duration of the repair work. >more 
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08/30/06  Solid Waste Collection Schedule
The City of Fresno Solid Waste Division will provide regular waste collection service on Monday, September 4, 2006. Our once-a-week collection will remain on its original service schedule. RECYCLING COLLECTION The City of Fresno Solid Waste Division will provide recycling collection service on Monday, September 4, 2006. >more 
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08/24/06  City of Fresno Moves From Education to Enforcement on Container in View and Contamination Ordinances
FRESNO, CA (August 24, 2006) –The City of Fresno’s Solid Waste Management Division will begin enforcement of the Container in View and Contamination Ordinances beginning September 5, 2006. Over the past eighteen weeks, Solid Waste employees have diligently worked to educate the community of the upcoming ordinance implementation, offering solutions and sending staff to conduct site visits at homes throughout Fresno. The City has researched the most inexpensive, acceptable methods of screening the containers and will bring out the materials to demonstrate the best answer for each individual customer. “The goal is not to fine customers, it’s to find solutions,” said Joleen Wofford, Community Coordinator for the Solid Waste Management Division >more 
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08/23/06  City Mayor Works With Council Members Calhoun And Perea To Tackle A Citywide Nuisance
FRESNO, CA (August 23, 2006) – Mayor Autry, together with Council members Brian Calhoun and Henry T. Perea, researched and worked to draft a City Ordinance to deal with abandoned shopping carts and the negative impacts in the City of Fresno.This collaborative effort between the Mayor and Council members was in response to the overwhelming requests to the City, that we take action to clean up abandoned shopping carts found throughout the community. >more 
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08/02/06  Eaton Plaza Fulfills Long Term Goal With Grand Opening Of Amphitheater
WHAT: The City of Fresno Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department (PRCS) would like to invite the media and the community to join Mayor Alan Autry, Councilmember Cynthia Sterling, Councilmember Brian Calhoun and PRCS Director Randy Cooper to the Grand Opening celebration of the Eaton Plaza Amphitheater in downtown Fresno.The Eaton Plaza amphitheater, which has been in the downtown master plan since 1966, is the first in several phases to turn the downtown ‘Water Tower block’ into a multi use park for the entire community. Eaton Plaza is sure to provide added beauty as well as much needed green space in the heart of Fresno’s downtown area. >more 
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08/01/06  City Suspends Cool Down Initiatives
With temperatures dropping to normal ranges for the month, the City of Fresno is suspending their Operation Cool Down services until further notice. City buses will no longer be deployed to the unincorporated areas in Fresno County to be used as ‘mini cooling centers’. The operating hours at neighborhood Community Centers being used as Cooling Centers will go back to their normal operating schedule, free rides to Community Cooling Centers will be put on hold, and access to community swimming pools will once again charge a fee for usage. >more 
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08/01/06  Mayor Autry Responds To The Recent Shooting Of Fresno Police Officer Brian Nieto
Mayor Autry would like to convey the following response to the recent shooting of Fresno Police Officer, Brian Nieto: Mayor Autry stated, “This unconscionable attack on one of Fresno’s finest has pierced the heart of every Fresnan. The prayers of our entire community are with Officer Brian Nieto and his family. We will not rest until the perpetrator of this heinous crime has been brought to justice. >more 
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07/30/06  City Of Fresno Supports Unique Alternative To Downtown Transportation
(FRESNO , CA June 30, 2006) - Shuttlebugz brings a unique mode of transportation to Fresno’s downtown area as they unveil their fleet of pedi cabs on Monday, July 3, 2006 at 10:00am at Fresno’s downtown Fulton Mall at the Clock Tower free speech area at Fulton and Mariposa. Although the pedi cab concept is new to Fresno, this convenient, environmentally friendly mode of transportation has been used in major cities all over the world to shuttle people around to various venues of entertainment and activity in downtown areas. Shuttlebugz owner, Joe Burke stated, “I’m pleased and excited to provide a service unique to our City that will also work to improve our air quality”. >more 
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07/28/06  Mayor Autry's Recommended Changes To City Graffiti Ordinance
Graffiti is far more than a visual annoyance or inconvenience that we simply “spray over” and be done with. Graffiti is a gateway crime that often leads to gang and other criminal activity. Graffiti adversely affects our sense of pride and safety and its eradication must be a city wide priority that will require a collective effort. >more 
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07/24/06  Community Advisory Regarding West Nile Virus
(FRESNO , CA July 24, 2006) - The City of Fresno would like to advise all citizens to be aware of the presence of West Nile Virus in the Fresno area. Mosquitoes with the virus were collected by Mosquito Abatement today, Friday, at Woodward Park. “We are starting to see a lot more West Nile activity in both birds and mosquitoes throughout the county,” said Steve Mulligan, District Manager of the Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District. “It’s very important that people take precautions to avoid mosquito bites, including using insect repellent in the evening from Dusk until Dawn >more 
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