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Neighborhood Revitalization Fixing Local Neighborhoods

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Neighborhood Revitalization Fixing Local NeighborhoodsPosted Wednesday, April 28, 2010; 14:49 PMEugene “Gus” Newport gives suggestions during a Fresno luncheonby Business Street Online StaffNeighborhood revitalization expert Eugene “Gus” Newport speaks to a luncheon crowd at Fresno’s Westside Church of God Wednesday afternoon. Newport had some suggestions for revitalizing local neighborhoods in Fresno.Fresno, CA (April 28, 2010) – Nationally known neighborhood revitalization expert Eugene “Gus” Newport was the keynote speaker at a luncheon Wednesday afternoon in Fresno’s Westside Church of God.

Newport was a contributor to the “Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative” in Boston, Mass., one of the most successful neighborhood revitalization efforts in the United States. Some organizations he has been involved with over the years include the Community Training and Assistance Center, working with the Leadership, Effectiveness, Action & Partnership initiative thro…

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Downtown Ready for Baseball, Other EventsPosted Thursday, April 15, 2010; 19:01 PMDowntown Fresno is prepared for the mass of visitors expected with the start of the Fresno Grizzlies home seasonby Business Street Online StaffFresno, CA (April 15, 2010) – Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin has stated that downtown is ready for the large numbers of visitors to the downtown area for the start of the Fresno Grizzlies 2010 home season, beginning on Friday, April 16 at Chukchansi Park.

“Over the next several months, we’ll be welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors to the downtown area for baseball and other events,” Swearengin said. “At the City of Fresno, we’re committed to providing visitors from throughout the area with an enjoyable experience that keeps them coming back again and again.”

The city has taken great effort to ensure that visitors to Chukchansi Park and other events held in downtown will have pleasurable experiences. City workers have been cleaning, repa…