Food & Drink

Fresno Food Expo showcases large and small Valley food makers

An award-winning 20-year-old entrepreneur, innovative food products and a rising profile of the San Joaquin Valley’s food makers were among the highlights of this year’s Fresno Food Expo. Billed as the nation’s largest regional food show, the expo connects nearly 1,000 buyers with more than 130 Valley food makers eager for some space on the grocery store shelf.

Fresno County takes a shot at ending prescription painkiller abuse

Prescription painkiller abuse is now one of the fastest-growing public health concerns in the United States, and the personal toll that opioid abuse takes on individuals, their friends and their families is alarming. Our Valley is no exception. Deaths due to prescription painkiller overdoses currently outnumber deaths from motor vehicle accidents, claiming an average of 46 lives every day. Between 2009 and 2013, there were 280 deaths related to opioid pharmaceuticals in Fresno County.

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Robotics competition brings together migrant ed students

Fresno County Office of Education's Migrant Education Program held the robotics competition Wednesday, July 27.
Eric Paul Zamora ezamora@fresnobee.com
Robotics competition brings together migrant ed students 1:05

Robotics competition brings together migrant ed students

Fresno Food Expo showcases newest in Valley's food products 0:56

Fresno Food Expo showcases newest in Valley's food products

Fresno State junior wins the Buyer’s Choice Award at Fresno Food Expo 0:47

Fresno State junior wins the Buyer’s Choice Award at Fresno Food Expo

Sikh group teaches celebratory dance to new generations 2:31

Sikh group teaches celebratory dance to new generations