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A city of central California south-southeast of Sacramento. Founded with the coming of the railroad in 1872, it grew as a processing and distribution center in the fertile San Joaquin Valley.


(Placename) a city in central California, in the San Joaquin Valley. Pop: 451 455 (2003 est)


(ˈfrɛz noʊ)

a city in central California. 396,011.
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Noun1.Fresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin ValleyFresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley; center of an important agricultural area and gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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Headquartered in Fresno, California, Central Valley Community Bank is the sole subsidiary of Central Valley Community Bancorp.
The Fort Washington Golf and Country Club in Fresno, California, renowned for its lush fairways and perfectly manicured greens, is one of the finest private golf, dining, and entertainment venues in the San Joaquin Valley.
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Fairfield Inn and Suites Fresno Clovis, a hotel brand from Marriott International Inc (NYSE: MAR), has announced accommodation at a discount for military personnel visiting National Guard, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army units and Naval Air Station Lemoore, in Fresno, California, US.
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Avery received his bachelor's degree in business administration, with an emphasis in computer application and systems analysis from California State University Fresno, California, and he received his law degree from the San Joaquin College of Law in Fresno.
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), announced today that they are offering sale fares to Arcata/Eureka, California, for Redwood National Park, and Mammoth and Fresno, California, for Yosemite National Park.
Ciccarelli, 87, of Fresno, California, died Sunday, November 11, 2007 in Fresno.
In a Fresno, California US District Court last week, Judge Anthony Ishii agreed to delay trail in the auto industry's suit against the state for setting tougher fuel emissions standards than the federal government.
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A jury in Fresno, California found the 58 year-old guilty on nine counts of murder.