Business Street Online Offices Closed for Independence Day

Jul 04, 2015 No Comments by

The Business Street Online Offices are closed today in observance of Independence Day.  The staff at Business Street Online would like to wish its readers a happy and safe holiday as we celebrate the great freedom we have in our country.  Our offices will be back open tomorrow.  

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CLOVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRANTED FULL COLLEGE STATUS

Jul 01, 2015 No Comments by

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC) has granted Clovis Community College Initial Accreditation, taking it from center status to a full college. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC) accredits community colleges and other associate degree granting institutions in [...]

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City of Fresno Goes Mobile with Official FresGO App

Jun 30, 2015 No Comments by

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 [...]

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FIRST PLACE FRESNO GRIZZLIES RETURN HOME TONIGHT FOR SEVEN GAMES IN EIGHT DAYS

Jun 18, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The first place Fresno Grizzlies return home to Chukchansi Park tonight to begin a seven-game homestand that starts with a four-game series against Pacific Southern division-leading Las Vegas 51s. It will mark the first of seven games in a row at home for the Grizzlies, culminating with three against the heated-rival Sacramento [...]

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’40 Under 40′ Class of 2015 Nominations Now Being Taken

Jun 18, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO – Nominations are now being accepted for the “40 Under 40” Class of 2015. “40 Under 40” The Ultimate Networking Event, presented by Business Street Online and coming to Fresno on Thursday, November 6, will bring together some of the top young business professionals in the public and private sectors in central California.  They [...]

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Westlands Water District Announces Recipients of the West Side Scholarships

Jun 16, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Six outstanding high school seniors from communities on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley have been selected to receive scholarships offered by the Westlands Water District. The 2015 scholarships are offered by Westlands under a program to recognize and reward exceptional academic achievement and leadership by graduate seniors at area [...]

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FRESNO GRIZZLIES TAKE ACTION AGAINST POTABLE WATER SHORTAGES IN THE SOUTH VALLEY

Jun 04, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies, Coca-Cola, El Centro, and Ovations Food Services will be donating over 300 cases of Dasani bottled water to the city of Porterville on Tuesday, June 9th. The donation pick up will occur at Chukchansi Park on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. PT with Grizzlies’ players, front office staff, Coca-Cola and [...]

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Mayor Swearengin Presents State of the City

Jun 03, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Swearengin addressed almost nine hundred attendees, including elected officials as well as business and community leaders, during Wednesday’s State of the City held in downtown Fresno at the New Exhibit Hall. The annual event, sponsored by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, kicked off with musical selections performed by Tiffany Mangum and [...]

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Join the Chamber to Celebrate and Honor Outstanding Businesses and Individuals

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

Visalia, CA- Each year the Visalia Chamber of Commerce honors those businesses and individuals who consistently go above and beyond to support our community. This year is no exception as dozens of nominations have been submitted for the 2015 Man and Woman of the Year as well as Small, Medium, Large, Non-profit and Emerging Leaders. [...]

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BIG FRESNO FAIR ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF FIRST-EVER SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY OLIVE OIL COMPETITION

May 29, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, May 29, 2015…After a full day of extensive judging taking place in Berkeley, California at the California Olive Oil Council, The Big Fresno Fair is excited to reveal the winners of the Inaugural San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition (SJVOOC). Open to all olive oil producers in the State of California with product [...]

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FIRST FOUR ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 BIG FRESNO FAIR TABLE MOUNTAIN CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP

May 26, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, May 26, 2015…The Big Fresno Fair is excited to announce that The Band Perry, Gabriel Iglesias, Lecrae and Randy Houser will perform as part of the 2015 Table Mountain Concert Series line-up in the Paul Paul Theater, presented by Coors Light and Toyota. The Fair will offer an exclusive online only pre-sale opportunity [...]

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FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO WELCOMES TWO AFRICAN ELEPHANTS

May 21, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, CA – Even though African Adventure, the Zoo’s 13-acre exhibit, won’t open until October, many African animals are already settling in to their new homes. “Animal transportation takes a lot of time and planning,” said Dan Subaitis, general curator at Fresno Chaffee Zoo. “Our goal was to get the animals moved in before it [...]

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City of Fresno, BitWise Announce Funding Update for “Fab 5” Water Conservation App

May 20, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno and BitWise Industries today announced that development of the water conservation application proposed by the 6th grade robotics team from Riverview Elementary School known as the “Fab 5” is now fully funded, thanks to a major donation by AT&T and support from Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and the [...]

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FRESNO GRIZZLIES FRANKENSLICE GETS THE ATTENTION OF THE ENTIRE COUNTRY

May 20, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies took over the internet and national media outlets once again, this time with the announcement of the Frankenslice, which is a hot dog stuffed crust pepperoni slice that will be exclusively available during their Thursday, May 21st home game against the Nashville Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. [...]

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Mayor Swearengin Announces “Restore Fresno”

May 13, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin, along with top City officials, local property owners, and neighborhood representatives, today announced her “Restore Fresno” budget initiative during a press conference at Yokomi Elementary School. “Restore Fresno” is a compilation of the City of Fresno’s FY2016 initiatives to improve property values, living conditions, public safety and the overall [...]

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Fresno Unveils Armenia Street Downtown

Apr 24, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and the Honorary Consuls of the Republic of Armenia unveil Armenia Street, the new name for Santa Clara Street between O Street to Van Ness Avenue. The ceremony outside Holy Trinity Church. The street runs through an area where an Armenian neighborhood once stood. The renaming is just one [...]

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UC MERCED NEWS: UC Merced Students Encourage Madera Youngsters to Say YES to Engineering

Apr 17, 2015 No Comments

MERCED – Students from the University of California, Merced, will visit Madera’s Howard Elementary School to help promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The visit, which is part of UC Merced’s Young Engineer and Scientist (YES) Academy, will take place Friday, April 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 13878 Road [...]

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GRIZZLIES BEGIN GROWLIFORNIA ERA WITH 2-1 VICTORY OVER LAS VEGAS

Apr 10, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. – Three Fresno Grizzlies (1-0) pitchers combined to limit the Las Vegas 51s (0-1) to two hits in a 2-1 win on Opening Day at Chukchansi Park in front of 12,090 fans Thursday night. Third baseman Matt Dominguez (1-3, 2B, RBI) lined a frozen rope RBI double down the left field line in [...]

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De Young Properties breaks ground at the site of 12th annual St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway house

Mar 27, 2015 No Comments

Clovis, Calif. (March 27, 2015) – De Young Properties broke ground on the 12th annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house on Thursday, March 26. The house is to be raffled for the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be located in the De Young Park View community in Clovis. Representatives De [...]

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Fresno Grizzlies’ “Back to the Future”

Mar 25, 2015 No Comments

The Fresno Grizzlies have announced they wearing cool uniforms for “Back to the Future” night. Would this be a bold promotion for any team to run? Absolutely, but it’s a little bolder considering it’s the Astros we’re talking about. They’re one of eight MLB teams who have never won a championship, with 2005 being the franchise’s [...]

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