Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Turns Downtown Fresno Pink

Sep 18, 2016 No Comments by

Fresno, Calif., September 17 – Thousands of Central Valley runners and walkers joined together today at Chukchansi Park and the streets of downtown Fresno for the Susan G. Komen Central Valley Race for the Cure®. The Central Valley Affiliate will award 75% of Race net proceeds to community programs and Affiliate initiatives that promote breast health [...]

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ClovisFest Soars into Town on September 19th

Sep 16, 2016 No Comments by

The Clovis Chamber is in top secret negotiations with Mother Nature so she’ll turn down the thermostat on September 19th and 20th. But even if she ignores us, we know the tens of thousands of visitors that descend on Old Town Clovis will have a delightful time at the 41st ClovisFest and Hot Air Balloon [...]

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GOVERNOR BROWN SIGNS LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE

Sep 14, 2016 No Comments by

FRESNO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation that directs $900 million in cap-and-trade funds to greenhouse gas reducing programs that benefit disadvantaged communities, support clean transportation and protect natural ecosystems. The governor also signed bills that prioritize spending in communities disproportionally impacted by dirty air and carbon pollution.“These cap-and-trade investments will help [...]

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Moody’s Upgrades City of Fresno’s Ratings Again

Sep 12, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today announced that for the second time in less than a year, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded several bond ratings for the City of Fresno. The bond rating firm has upgraded the City’s Lease Revenue bond rating from Ba1 to Baa2, a two notch increase, the Convention Center bond rating [...]

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Researcher’s Solar-Powered Water Heaters Could Save Energy and Money

Sep 09, 2016 No Comments

UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners. Soon he’ll be putting that technology to the test in Southern California. Through a nearly $1 million contract with the California Energy Commission, Diaz [...]

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Downtown Fresno Partnership wins big at the International Downtown Association annual conference in Atlanta

Sep 08, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA, September 8, 2016 — During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta this week, the International Downtown Association recognized three Downtown Fresno Partnership programs as best practice in urban renewal strategies. “We are thrilled to see downtown Fresno recognized on an international stage. It speaks to the quality of work and to [...]

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FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND JORDAN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER OPENS ON CAMPUS

Sep 07, 2016 No Comments

The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State celebrated the opening of the new Jordan Agricultural Research Center with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m., Friday, May 13. The 30,000-square-foot interdisciplinary agricultural research center, located on the campus farm at the corner of Barstow and Woodrow avenues, is the first of its [...]

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ASTROS EXTEND PDC WITH TRIPLE A FRESNO

Aug 13, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The Houston Astros announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Triple A Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League. The two-year extension continues the affiliation between the Astros and Grizzlies through the 2018 season. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and [...]

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Milestone store 700 opening in Fresno, California

Aug 08, 2016 No Comments

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the nation’s largest privately owned retail chain of craft and home decor stores, announced its 700th store will open in Fresno, California, on August 8, 2016. While this is Hobby Lobby’s 700th store nationwide, it is the 33rd location in California. Hobby Lobby currently operates in 47 states and is on [...]

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VALLEY ECONOMIC INDEX REMAINS BELOW GROWTH NEUTRAL

Aug 01, 2016 No Comments

The overall San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index in July rose slightly to 49.8 from 49.5 in June, but nonetheless remains below the growth neutral threshold for the second consecutive month. These results point to slowed economic and business growth. An index greater than 50 indicates an expansionary economy over the course of the next [...]

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Nation’s Largest Regional Food Show Garners International and Domestic Attention for Central California’s Diverse, Quality Foods

Jul 29, 2016 No Comments

  Fresno, California – July 28, 2016…The 2016 Fresno Food Expo today brought together 132 of Central California’s food and beverage growers and manufacturers  with nearly 950 pre-qualified regional, national and international foodservice and retail buyers, and nearly 1,000 members of the public looking to discover food and beverages made in Central California.     [...]

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Fresno Food Expo Debuts 33 Diverse New Products at Acclaimed Innovation Awards Showcasing the Breadth of Quality Foods Made in Central California

Jul 27, 2016 No Comments

Fresno Food Expo Debuts 33 Diverse New Products at Acclaimed Innovation Awards Showcasing the Breadth of Quality Foods Made in Central California Fresno, California – July 14, 2016…The 2016 Fresno Food Expo is excited to debut 33 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards from 28 different [...]

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It’s the final week to nominate for ’40 Under 40′ Class of 2016

Jul 25, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO – Nominations are now being accepted for the 10th anniversary of the “40 Under 40” with the Class of 2016. “40 Under 40” The Ultimate Networking Event for the last decade, presented by Business Street Online and coming to Fresno at Chukchansi Park on Thursday, December 1, will bring together some of the top young business [...]

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PILOT PROGRAM TEACHES BUSINESS SKILLS TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Jul 23, 2016 No Comments

The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State is partnering with the West Fresno Family Resource Center to teach middle school students the ins and outs of entrepreneurship through a pilot project called the Lyles Young Entrepreneur Incubator. Through the project, 15 middle school students, largely from Gaston Middle School in Fresno, will [...]

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Largest Regional Food Show Calls on Western U.S. Fresh Produce Companies to Meet with International Buyers One-on-One

Jul 15, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA…July 15, 2016: The Fresno Food Expo, in cooperation with the California Center for International Trade Development (CITD) and the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA), will host international buyers from Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Ecuador who will meet one-on-one with qualified fresh produce companies from [...]

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City of Fresno Announces New Chief Information Officer

Jun 29, 2016 No Comments

  FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Bryon Horn has been named the City of Fresno’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO) over the Information Services Department (ISD) which plans, develops, implements, and supports the numerous IT systems and networks throughout the City. Horn is an accomplished professional [...]

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Mayor Swearengin Announces Update to Plan to End Homelessness

Jun 10, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin was joined by officials from the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care to announce the results of the 2016 Point-In-Time (P-I-T) homeless count and present an update to the Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, which was adopted at a joint meeting of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors [...]

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Election 2016 Results

Jun 08, 2016 No Comments

Click on links below to see results. California Presidential Primary Election Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Fresno County June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election Kings County June 7, 2016 Statewide Presidential Primary Election Tulare county June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election Madera County Presidential Primary Election – June 7, 2016

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UCSF Fresno to graduate more than 100 physicians

Jun 07, 2016 No Comments

UCSF Fresno to graduate more than 100 physicians,  40 percent are staying in the San Joaquin Valley at the William Saroyan Theatre  Thursday, June 9, 5 p.m. Social Hour and 6 p.m. Graduation Ceremony More than 100 physicians, including medical residents in eight specialties and fellows in 12 subspecialties along with two oral and maxillofacial [...]

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E-Waste Recycling Collection Event at Chukchansi Park

Jun 03, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. (June 2, 2016) –Susan G. Komen® Central Valley is partnering with Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.® the largest electronic waste recycling company in North America, the Fresno Grizzlies and DTL Transport for their 2nd annual e-waste recycling collection event.   It will be held at Chukchansi Park, Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 7 a.m. – [...]

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