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08/17/15  Cooling Centers in Fresno Open Today
FRESNO – The City of Fresno will open its cooling centers today, August 17, 2015. The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted that the high temperature in Fresno for today will be at or above 105 degrees. The centers will be open from noon to 8 p.m >more 
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08/14/15  Cooling Centers in Fresno Open Saturday and Sunday
FRESNO – The City of Fresno will open its cooling centers Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16, 2015. The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted that the high temperature in Fresno for both days will be at or above 105 degrees. The centers will be open from noon to 8 p.m >more 
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08/03/15  City of Fresno Drops 31% in July Water Consumption
FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) today officially reported water production totals for July 2015, showing another significant drop in usage from the same month in 2013 and a continued overall decline in water usage that will help Fresno meet state-ordered cutbacks in water use. This follows a drop in water consumption of 30% for the month of June 2015 and a decline of 33% in May of this year compared to the same months in 2013. Total monthly water production for July 2015, the second month in the State’s evaluation period for its mandatory conservation targets, totaled 4,054,061,000 gallons, down 31% from July 2013 when Fresno’s water usage for June 2013 totaled 5,905,570,000 gallons. >more 
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07/28/15  Cooling Centers in Fresno Open Tomorrow, July 29
FRESNO – The City of Fresno will open its cooling centers tomorrow, July 29, 2015. The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted that the high temperature in Fresno for Wednesday will be at or above 105 degrees. The centers will be open from noon to 8 p.m >more 
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07/28/15  City Manager’s Office, Councilmembers Brandau, Brand to Co-Sponsor Agreement to Improve Hiring Incentives for Fresno Police
FRESNO, CA – The City Manager’s Office, Councilmember Lee Brand and Councilmember Steve Brandau are co-sponsoring a proposal to incentivize the Fresno Police Department’s recruiting program. City Council is scheduled to vote on the proposal at Thursday’s meeting.The Side Letter Agreement, approved by the board of the Fresno Police Officers Association, would improve financial incentives for lateral hires to make Fresno more competitive in recruiting experienced public safety officers from other jurisdictions. “The lack of qualified candidates, along with our Police Department’s higher employment standards, makes it difficult to recruit or attract new hires at a time when cities are competing against each other to retain and attract the best candidates,” said City Manager Bruce Rudd >more 
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07/20/15  Office of Independent Review Quarterly Report Now Available on City’s Website
Fresno, CA – The City of Fresno Office of Independent Review’s report for the second quarter of 2015 is now available on the City’s website.The report, compiled by Independent Reviewer Rick Rasmussen, covers the period from April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015.The report, as well as other information on the Office of Independent Review, is available on the Office’s section of the City’s website at http://www.fresno >more 
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07/08/15  U.S. Commerce Secretary Announces Designation of CV AgPlus for Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Initiative
FRESNO, CA – The Central Valley AgPlus Food and Beverage Manufacturing Consortium led by Fresno State was one of 12 Manufacturing communities that were designated today by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker for the Obama Administration’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative.The IMCP designation was granted by the U >more 
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07/02/15  City of Fresno Drops 30% in June Water Consumption
FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) today officially reported water production totals for June 2015, showing another sharp drop in usage from the same months in 2013 and 2014 and a continued overall decline in water usage that will help Fresno in the effort to meet state-ordered cutbacks in water use between 2013 and the beginning of 2016. Total monthly water production for June 2015, the first month in the State’s evaluation period for its mandatory conservation targets, totaled 3,848,690,000 gallons, down 30% from June 2013. The reduction in consumption surpasses the overall 28% goal mandated for Fresno by the State Water Resources Control Board earlier this year. >more 
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06/30/15  City of Fresno Goes Mobile with Official FresGO App
FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno is pleased to launch FresGO, the official platform for residents to access their government in a single location. With this new tool, residents can submit, track, and view nearby service requests through their smartphones as well as online. Residents can also use the in-app widgets to find information about events, public facilities, trash pickup, and more. >more 
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06/30/15  Cooling Centers in Fresno Open Again Tomorrow
FRESNO – The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted that the high temperature in Fresno for Wednesday, July 1, 2015 will be at or above 105 degrees. As a result, the City of Fresno will open its cooling centers again tomorrow from noon to 8:00 p.m.Cooling centers will be open at the following locations: Ted C >more 
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