Nation’s Largest Regional Food Show, the Fresno Food Expo, Boasts Exponential Buyer Growth in 2015

Jul 24, 2015 No Comments by

Fresno, California – July 23, 2015…The 2015 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, celebrated its 5th anniversary on Thursday, July 23 when 121 food and beverage companies ranging from producers and growers to manufacturers and processors from throughout the 8-county San Joaquin Valley met with 917 pre-qualified regional, national and international foodservice and retail [...]

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E-Waste Recycling Collection Event at Chukchansi Park

Jul 24, 2015 No Comments by

Fresno, Calif. (July 23, 2015) – Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.® the largest electronic waste recycling company in North America, is partnering with Susan G. Komen® Central Valley & the Fresno Grizzlies for an e-waste recycling collection event. It will be held at Chukchansi Park, Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., with [...]

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TACO TRUCK THROWDOWN 5

Jul 21, 2015 No Comments by

    Taco Truck Throwdown event, which marks its fifth iteration on Thursday, August 6th during the Grizzlies vs. Sacramento River Cats 7:05 PM game at Chukchansi Park. The fifth anniversary is bringing something that has never been done before. And we’re not just talking about smashing the record of 27,000 tacos that were eaten last [...]

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FRESNO OPENS THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON WITH A VICTORY

Jul 17, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — A five-run third inning by the first-place Fresno Grizzlies (54-38) changed the tone of Thursday night’s game and was a key component in holding on for a 10-9 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (45-46) at Chukchansi Park in the first game back after the All-Star Break. Domingo Santana went 3-4 with [...]

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Schedule of Events Announced for the 2015 Fresno Food Expo

Jul 16, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, California – July 16, 2015: The 2015 Fresno Food Expo, will be held next Wednesday and Thursday, July 22-23, 2015. More than 120 of the top San Joaquin Valley food growers, manufacturers and processors will be on display to the more than 750 local, regional, national and international food industry buyers, as well as [...]

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Fresno native Kirk Kerkorian, casino tycoon, movie mogul, auto investor dies at 98

Jul 15, 2015 No Comments

Fresno native Kirk Kerkorian, the eighth-grade dropout who bootstrapped his way to billionaire by buying and selling stakes in airlines, auto companies, Nevada casinos and Hollywood studios, has died. He was 98. He died on June 15 in Los Angeles, Clark Dumont, a spokesman for MGM Resorts International, said in a telephone interview. No cause was [...]

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Nation’s Largest Regional Food Show Debuts 32 Diverse New Products At Acclaimed Innovation Awards Garnering Industry and Public Attention

Jul 09, 2015 No Comments

Fresno, California – July 9, 2015…The 2015 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, is excited to debut 32 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards from 29 different San Joaquin Valley businesses. Now in its third year, the New Product Awards, presented by Baker Peterson Franklin [...]

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WILD NIGHT AT CHUKCHANSI PARK ENDS IN A ONE-RUN LOSS

Jul 08, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies (49-37) dug themselves an early hole and couldn’t complete the comeback Tuesday night at Chukchansi Park in an 8-7 loss to the Tacoma Rainiers (43-43) in front of 4,928 fans. The Grizzlies had the tying run at third in the bottom of the ninth, but Pacific Coast League All-Star [...]

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Announces Designation of CV AgPlus for Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Initiative

Jul 08, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The Central Valley AgPlus Food and Beverage Manufacturing Consortium led by Fresno State was one of 12 Manufacturing communities that were designated today by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker for the Obama Administration’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The IMCP designation was granted by the U.S. Economic Development Administration [...]

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CAPACITY CROWD AT CHUKCHANSI PARK ENERGIZES THE GRIZZLIES TO VICTORY

Jul 05, 2015 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. — A sold-out crowd of 12,589 watched the Fresno Grizzlies (48-35) trounce the Tacoma Rainiers (41-42) by a score of 10-3 Saturday night at Chukchansi Park. The Grizzlies have won four of their last five games and extend their first-place division lead to seven games. The club also won their first game on [...]

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Business Street Online Offices Closed for Independence Day

Jul 04, 2015 No Comments

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

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

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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