Women in Agriculture Seminar Series this Week at World Ag Expo

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments by

Women in Agriculture Seminar Series this Week at World Ag Expo Tulare, CA (AgPR), Feb. 8, 2016 — The Women in Agriculture seminar series is this week at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. The series is presented and organized by the California Chapter of Women in Agriculture for Mentoring and Empowerment (WAME) and [...]

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City of Fresno Announces Vacant/Blighted Property Registry

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments by

Fresno, CA – The City of Fresno Office of Development and Resource Management has placed its new Vacant/Blighted Property Registry on the City website as a resource for staff to help reduce blight in older neighborhoods. The City of Fresno passed the Blighted and Vacant Building Ordinance in June of 2015 which mandated the development [...]

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Free nursing mobile health services for Fresno residents

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments by

The Fresno State School of Nursing Community Health Mobile Unit will provide free health services at Mental Health Systems Old Hacienda (2250 W. Clinton), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9. Residents can receive immunizations, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, plus health assessments, education and referrals. Free flu shots are available for ages 4 [...]

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International Agri-Center Prepares For 49th Annual World Ag Expo

Feb 08, 2016 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, in Tulare, California. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem is expected shortly after. The largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, World Ag Expo touts more than 1,500 exhibitors [...]

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Fresno Madera Medical Society Elects New Officers

Feb 03, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, CA – Fresno Madera Medical Society announced the appointment of new officers for 2016. The Board of Governors and the following new officers began their term on January 1. President: Hemant Dhingra, MD             Nephrology, The Nephrology Medical Group, Inc.              President-Elect: Alan Kelton, MD Internal Medicine, Central California Faculty Medical Group Vice President: [...]

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Hanford’s VIEW Partnership

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments

The City of Hanford is laying the foundation for the energy future of the city today for a prosperous energy future for residents tomorrow. In collaboration with Southern California Edison (SCE), SoCal Gas (SCG) and the VIEW Partnership (VIEW), the city is making meaningful, cost-effective and lasting changes to the way the city uses energy. With the support of the [...]

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Groundbreaking A New SLSF Plaza In Fresno

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments

It took months of planning and input from the youth and community members, and on January 29th, the Fresno Building Healthy Communities (Fresno BHC) began breaking ground on the new Fresno BHC Skate Park at Romain Park in central Fresno. Fresno BHC does this alongside the SLS Foundation, The California Endowment, California Skateparks, and the [...]

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ENTRIES NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR BIG FRESNO FAIR’S ANNUAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY OLIVE OIL COMPETITION

Jan 29, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, January 22, 2016…After a remarkably successful first year with 52 entries, The Big Fresno Fair is proud to announce the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition (SJVOOC). The competition is open to all olive oil producers in the State of California with olive oil made from the most recent olive harvest. Entries are now [...]

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Important Ketosis Update from Afimilk and Madero Dairy Systems

Jan 29, 2016 No Comments

Stop waiting for ketosis test results, and start detecting metabolic disorders in REAL TIME with the AfiLab In-Line Milk Analyzer from Afimilk! The combination of the AfiLab and Afimilk MPC milk meter creates an “In-Line Milk Lab” that continuously measures components for every milking for every cow. You’ll receive AUTOMATIC ALERTS anytime values deviate from [...]

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Just Announced for FHWorld: Chief to Discuss Fresno Fire

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments

Those who attend Firehouse World 2016 next week will be afforded the chance to listen to the Fresno, Calif., fire chief speak about an incident that nearly cost her department a fire officer and garnered global attention. Chief Kerri Donis has agreed to do a special presentation on Capt. Peter Dern’s fall through a garage [...]

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Tuolumne Street Bridge Demolition

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) will kick off the New Year with the demolition of the Tuolumne Street Bridge in Downtown Fresno. This will make way for construction of a new, higher bridge that will accommodate the high-speed rail line and allow for two-way traffic. Tuolumne Street between F Street and [...]

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ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE IN FRESNO COUNTY

Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

SACRAMENTO – January 25, 2016 – A new portion of Fresno County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of one ACP within the City of Fresno. The quarantine zone measures 97 square miles, bordered on the north by W Alluvial Avenue; on the south by W North [...]

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FRESNO STATE PARTNERS WITH CITY TO LOOK AT SUSTAINABLE PARKS SYSTEM

Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

Fresno State will launch 19 new courses as part of the Sustainable Parks and Recreation Community Initiative program, led by the Department of Recreation Administration at Fresno State. The program will introduce a new partnership with the City of Fresno Department of Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS). The Sustainable Parks and Recreation [...]

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Free Small Business and Certification Workshops

Jan 22, 2016 No Comments

The California High-Speed Rail Authority and its resource partners are hosting Small Business Enterprise certification workshops at no cost to small businesses. The workshops will provide hands-on technical assistance for on-the-spot online certification from the California Department of General Services. Information on Federal 8(a) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certifications will also be provided. Monday, January [...]

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SBA Names Finalists for InnovateHER Business Challenge

Jan 22, 2016 No Comments

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced the finalists of the 2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to highlight innovative products and services created and launched by cutting-edge entrepreneurs. In making the announcement, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet said: “From precision medicine to agriculture to science, technology, engineering [...]

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2016 WORLD AG EXPO TOP-10 NEW PRODUCTS ANNOUNCED

Jan 21, 2016 No Comments

Tulare, Calif. – Results are in for World Ag Expo’s Top-10 New Products competition. The winners will be showcased February 9-11, 2016 during the 49th annual World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. A group of judges made up of farmers, ranchers and industry professionals selected the Top-10 New Products. Ace Pump Corporation – Gemini Dual [...]

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Triple-A National Champion Fresno Grizzlies announce Baseball Great Bobby Valentine as Featured Guest Speaker at the 55th Anniversary Hot Stove Gala

Jan 20, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine has been added to the lineup of the 55th Anniversary Hot Stove Gala, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 5 p.m. in the Fresno Convention Center’s New Exhibit Hall in Downtown Fresno. Prior to his time in Major League Baseball, Valentine was [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR SWEEPS THE WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WITH AN INCREDIBLE 26 AWARDS IN TOTAL

Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

Fresno Calif., The Big Fresno Fair received top honors at the Western Fairs Association’s (WFA) 93rd Convention & Trade Show, where more than 1,200 fair CEOs, directors, staff and fair related professionals from roughly 125 fairs throughout the Western United States attended to celebrate the greatest accomplishments of 2015. These Achievement Awards recognize the best practices by fairs [...]

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U.S. District Court Rules in Favor of Fulton Mall Project

Jan 13, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA –U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly J. Mueller ruled today in favor of the City of Fresno, Caltrans, and the Federal Highway Administration, denying the motion for summary judgment submitted by the Downtown Fresno Coalition and other individual plaintiffs and granting the defendants’ motions for summary judgment on three Administrative Procedure Act (APA) claims. [...]

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Bank of the Sierra Run Funds Local Non-Profit; Inspires Fitness for New Year

Jan 12, 2016 No Comments

VISALIA, CA — Bank of the Sierra held its fourth annual Rockin’ Resolution Run on New Year’s Day. The annual run aims to inspire community members to make fitness goals for the New Year, while also creating community awareness. In its fourth year, the run has now raised more than $30,000 for local charities. Low [...]

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