Press Releases



05/07/07  City Economic Development Wins Statewide Award
FresnoStartUp.com and Municipal Restoration Zone programs, created by the City Economic Development Department, received statewide recognition from the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) on May 2, 2007. The two programs were created to help improve the economic outlook for the City of Fresno. >more 
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04/27/07  Mayor Autry’s Immigration Resolution Approved by COG
At last night’s regular meeting of the Council of Fresno County Governments (COG), Mayor Alan Autry presented his resolution opposing the U.S. Government immigration raids. >more 
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04/26/07  New Film Commissioner Seeks ‘Old’ Locations (will your property play a starring role?)
The Fresno Film and Entertainment Commission (FFEC) is on a mission to stock its website photo library with dozens of great old locations. At www.fresnofilm.com, Film and Entertainment Commissioner Ray Arthur has already added hundreds of location photos, and now is the time to “shoot and post” the great old neighborhoods that abound in Fresno >more 
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04/26/07  Mayor Of Livingston To Honor City Of Fresno
In a gesture of ‘thanks’, Livingston’s Mayor, Gurpal Samra, will recognize Mayor Autry and the City of Fresno Graffiti Team for their interagency collaboration efforts on graffiti abatement at a press conference to be held Friday, April 27, 2007 at 11:00 am on the front sidewalk outside of City Hall. In an effort to handle the growing graffiti problem in the City of Livingston, an interest in the efforts at the City of Fresno led Livingston’s Mayor Samra to call on Mayor Autry and the City of Fresno for assistance to help gain control of Livingston’s ever growing graffiti problem. The call led to the collaboration of the two cities that ultimately assisted the City of Livingston’s development of their first graffiti abatement unit. >more 
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04/24/07  Autry Brings The Basics Back To Education
Fresno Mayor Alan Autry, a driving force behind education reform, will present testimony on AB 1403, breakthrough legislation that would establish the San Joaquin Valley District Improvement Pilot Program, finally empowering district superintendents to do their jobs. Authored by a unique Central Valley Assembly delegation of Juan Arambula (D), Mike Villines (R), Nicole Parra (D), Greg Aghazarian (D), Joe Coto (D), Tom Berryhill (D), Bill Maze (D), and Alan Nakanishi (D), Senators Dave Cogdill (R), Jeff Denham (R), this legislation crosses traditional party lines to offer real solutions to the real problems facing Central Valley students. Mayor Autry commented, “School reform will only succeed if district and school leaders are given greater authority to design their own paths to success. >more 
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04/23/07  Fresno Mayor Alan Autry And Other Valley Elected Officials Show Support For Governor’s Water Infrastructure Upgrades Bond Proposal In Sacramento
Fresno Mayor Alan Autry will be joined by Orange Cove Mayor Victor Lopez and Parlier Mayor Armando Lopez, as well as other elected officials and prominent California organizations in Sacramento to show their strong support for Senate Bill 59 (SB 59) which includes Governor Schwarzenegger's Water Infrastructure Upgrades Bond Proposal. Mayor Autry, who represents the sixth largest city in California, will be the key speaker at a press conference at 10:00 a.m. on the east steps of the Capitol following the State Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee hearing regarding SB 59 >more 
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04/23/07  Councilmember Xiong Receives Appointment by Governor
In a press document released this (last) week, Councilmember Blong Xiong was appointed to serve on the CaliforniaVolunteers Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger. CaliforniaVolunteers is the state commission charged with managing programs and initiatives to increase the number of Californians involved with service and volunteering. Through an innovative Web site, CaliforniaVolunteers.org, individuals and families have the ability to search for volunteer opportunities throughout the state that match their specific interests >more 
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04/23/07  ‘Fresno Green’ A Plan To Create A Sustainable City By 2025
Mayor Autry and Council President, Henry T. Perea will unveil an environmental plan created to support the existing General Plan that promotes significant conservation of natural, physical, historical and cultural resources. The ‘Fresno Green’ plan will be released at a press conference Monday, April 23, 2007 at 1:30 pm at the City of Fresno Municipal Service Center at canopy ‘Q’. ‘Fresno Green’ is a detailed action plan created to transform Fresno into a sustainable city that works to preserve the earth’s natural resources for future generations >more 
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04/19/07  Mayor Autry Announces Innovative Educational Opportunities For Fresno Youth
Mayor Autry to introduce two innovative educational opportunities available for Fresno youth in downtown Fresno. WHEN: Friday, April 20, 200710:30 am WHERE: Arte Americas1630 Van Ness Avenue, Fresno OTHER:A press packet will be available to include speakers list and information and materialson each of the educational options. CONTACT: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Manager (559) 621-7777 Patti Miller, Public Affairs Administrator 621-7795 # # # >more 
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04/18/07  City And County Collaboration Works For The Success Of Local Youth
In recognition of National Library Week, the City of Fresno Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services and the Fresno County Public Library System will announce (& demonstrate) a new partnership to provide free access to technology and on-line tutoring for youth. WHEN: Thursday, April 19, 2007 @ 3:30 pm WHERE: Mosqueda Community Center, 4670 E. Butler Ave. >more 
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