40th Annual ClovisFest And Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly

Sep 19, 2014 No Comments by

CLOVIS - The Table Mountain Casino ClovisFest and Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly, a Clovis Chamber event, is going to bring tens of thousands of visitors to Old Town Clovis on September 20th and 21st. The Chamber is pulling out all the stops this year to make it a memorable event. The days start out with [...]

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‘Early Bird’ deadline for the St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway is Friday, September 19th

Sep 19, 2014 No Comments by

Clovis, Calif. (September 19, 2014) – Fewer than 3,000 tickets have been sold for the 11th annual Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. This year’s home has been built by major donor and sponsor De Young Properties and will be located in the CountrySide community in Clovis. Individuals who reserve tickets by Friday, September [...]

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Houston Astros’ Triple-A affiliation is going to the Fresno Grizzlies

Sep 18, 2014 No Comments by

  FRESNO - The Astros will have their Triple-A affiliate in Fresno, Calif., next season, the Grizzlies announced via Twitter. Fresno, which had been partnered with the San Francisco Giants, will replace Oklahoma City, which had served as the Astros’ Triple-A affiliate the previous four years. The Dodgers bought a stake in the Oklahoma City franchise [...]

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo Recieves National Award

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments

Fresno, CA. – Fresno Chaffee Zoo is thrilled to announce that the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) presented the prestigious 2014 Top Honor Exhibit Award to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo for Sea Lion Cove. This is the highest honor AZA gives zoo and aquarium exhibits. The announcement was made today at the national AZA [...]

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Famed James Bond villain Richard Kiel dies at 74

Sep 10, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2-inch actor of Clovis, whose towering height and distinctive baritone voice defined his nearly 50-year career in television and films, most notably as the steely toothed James Bond villain Jaws, died Wednesday afternoon in Fresno, Calif. at the age of 74. The actor had been hospitalized after breaking his leg [...]

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The ’40 Under 40’ Ultimate Networking Event Reception Will Honor Some of the Top Young Professionals in Central California

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

Fresno, CA (Sept. 9, 2014) – BusinessStreetOnline.com will be holding its eighth annual “40 Under 40″ reception honoring the Class of 2014 on November 6, 2014 at the Skyroom Lounge at the New Radisson in Downtown Fresno next to Club One Casino. The honorees were nominated on 40U40.com and the 40U40 Alumni Committee of past [...]

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Swearengin Administration, Police Union Reach Early Agreement on Labor Contract

Sep 05, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that the Fresno Police Officers’ Association (FPOA) and its management unit have approved new labor agreements that will support the City of Fresno in efforts to address fiscal challenges and strengthen its financial outlook. “We are very pleased that the Administration and [...]

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Oktoberfest 2014 – New Location, Live Entertainment, Great Food

Sep 05, 2014 No Comments

Visalia, CA – Labor Day has come and gone and with it the summer season is almost over. It is time to start thinking about the fall, and there is no better way to welcome the new season than celebrating at Oktoberfest Live hosted by the Visalia Chamber of Commerce. This year’s theme is Live [...]

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City of Fresno Announces New Controller/Finance Director

Sep 04, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Michael Lima has been named the City of Fresno’s new City Controller/Finance Director, effective upon Council approval of Mr. Lima’s selection.  A vote on Mr. Lima’s appointment is set for September 11, 2014.   “Mr. Lima is a long-standing, well-respected professional within our organization who has [...]

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Tickets now available for 11th Annual Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway

Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

Clovis, Calif. (August 22, 2014) Tickets for the 2014 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway are officially on sale. The campaign aims to sell 11,000 tickets to collectively raise $1.1 million dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The house is being built by major donor and sponsor De Young Properties in the CountrySide [...]

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The worldwide release of the DVD “Finding Hope Now” is on Tuesday, August 19th

Aug 18, 2014 No Comments

The worldwide release of the DVD “Finding Hope Now” is on Tuesday, August 19th.  This locally produced feature film will be in all of the Christian Retail outlets across the nation on Tuesday, followed in a month or so by a release to all of the General Market retailers in the US, and then a month [...]

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Tickets officially go on sale for the 2014 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments

Tickets officially go on sale for the 2014 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway on Friday, August 15. Tickets will be available at all Fresno County Federal Credit Union branches, Fresno Coin Gallery locations, De Young Model Home Centers, Ashely Furniture HomeStore or by calling 1-800-543-5887. • Tickets reserved on Friday, August 15 through Friday, August [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR JOB FAIR BRINGS 1,300 QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments

Today The Big Fresno Fair held its 4th Annual Job Fair with goals of filling the more than 500 positions available during the 2014 Big Fresno Fair October 1 – 13. After the Job Fair concluded just after 1 p.m., organizers estimated that more than 1,300 people came out looking to be part of the [...]

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St. Jude Dream Home Sponsors, Supporters Turn Out for Floor Signing

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

CLOVIS – Dozens of St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway sponsors and supporters visited this year’s St. Jude Dream Home in De Young Properties’ CountryCourt community in Clovis Friday to write messages of love for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.     Tickets to win De Young Properties’ eighth St. Jude Dream Home will go on sale Friday. All [...]

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Pelco by Schneider Electric Updates Lenel NVR Factory Certification

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments

CLOVIS, CALIF –A number of newly released Pelco by Schneider Electric Sarix IP cameras have received factory certification from Lenel Systems International under the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program. “We are pleased that the development and certification effort to establish interoperability between Pelco’s Sarix IP camera offering to Lenel network video recorders (NVR) is now complete, [...]

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Golf alongside Future Giants on August 6 at Copper River C.C.

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

The Grizzlies Community Fund will be hosting the third annual Grizzlies Golf Tournament on August 6th at the Copper River Country Club located on 2140 E. Clubhouse Drive in Fresno, California. One of the marquee events put on by the Grizzlies Community Fund, the golf tournament places participants right alongside Future Giants as teams compete [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL “SPOKES-N-RODS” EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 28, BENEFITTING TERRY’S HOUSE

Jul 29, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, August 19, 2013… The Big Fresno Fair is proud to present the 2nd Annual “Spokes-N-Rods” event on September 28, 2013, which will benefit Terry’s House at Community Regional Medical Center. This motorcycle and car show event will feature the best hotrods, motorcycles, custom cars, antique cars and more from throughout the Central Valley [...]

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Kaiser Permanente CEO to Keynote Health 2.0 8th Annual Fall Conference

Jul 29, 2014 No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Health 2.0 announces Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, as a keynote alongside visionary physicians Eric Topol, Patrick Soon-Shiong, and Samsung’s President Young Sohn at the Health 2.0 8th Annual Fall Conference this coming Sept. 21-24 in Santa Clara, CA. This year, Health 2.0 is set to host the very first Wearable Tech Fashion Runway as a part of the larger session on Consumer Tech & Wearables: [...]

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The 2014 Fresno Food Expo, Nation’s Largest Regional Food Show, Marked By Exponential Growth and Influx of Fresh Food Producers

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

Fresno, California – July 24, 2014…The 2014 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, was held on Thursday, July 24 featuring 126 food and beverage companies ranging from producers and growers to manufacturers and processors from the 8-county San Joaquin Valley who had the opportunity to meet with 700 pre-qualified regional, national and international foodservice [...]

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Americans Hate Airline Fees & Feel They Are Being “Nickel-and-Dimed”, Says FindLaw.com Survey

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

EAGAN, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Americans overwhelmingly dislike airline fees, but at the same time, don’t necessarily want to pay higher ticket prices in return for eliminating fees. Those are among the findings of a new national survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Summer travel season is now in high [...]

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