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

Aug 21, 2014 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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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The Downtown Fresno Partnership has ended a nationwide search for a new leader

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

The Downtown Fresno Partnership has ended a nationwide search for a new leader, tapping former downtown city manager of Albany, Ga. Aaron Blair to head up the organization. Blair begins his position in July 2014. He replaces interim president and CEO Craig Scharton and former head Kate Borders who stepped down in March to run [...]

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GOBankingRates Reveals Why Many People Are Wrong About Big Banks Like Wells Fargo and Bank of America

Jul 08, 2014 No Comments

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Following an April 2014 Nielsen survey that found Main Street approval of big banks like Wells Fargo and Bank of America has nearly doubled in the last two years, GOBankingRates, a leading personal finance website, investigated how big banks have positively impacted their local communities, economies and customers. [...]

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City of Fresno Responds to Measure W Announcement

Jul 08, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The Fresno County Clerk’s office will be announcing today the official results of its verification of the collection of signatures required to proceed with placing Measure W on the November ballot. A City of Fresno Lower Water Bill Referendum, Measure W ballot question may be on the November 4, 2014 election ballot [...]

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NFL Stars and Celebrities in Fresno to support KYJO Foster Care

Jul 07, 2014 No Comments

(Fresno, CA) — KYJO Enterprises, Inc. is planning a weekend chock-full of fun to encourage, support, and create opportunities for our community’s youth in an effort to build a new generation of healthy, strong minded, positive and confident individuals. This year will be their second annual Big B.A.N.G. “Building a New Generation” Weekend with returning [...]

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Online Labor Demand Rose 155,900 in June

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Online advertised vacancies were up 155,900 to 5,060,100 in June, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series, released today. The May Supply/Demand rate stands at 2 unemployed for each vacancy, with a total of 4.9 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was [...]

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Fresno Mayor Swearengin and Council Member Xiong Announce New Supermarket in District 1

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO – Noyan/Frazier Properties has announced a contract with Vallarta Supermarkets to open a third location in Fresno at the southwest corner of Clinton and Weber Avenues in the planned Mid State Shopping Center.  The new supermarket is scheduled to open by the end of 2015 and will recruit over 200 employees as well as generate [...]

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy To Hold Classes This Fall

Jul 02, 2014 No Comments

  Visalia, CA, 7.2.14 – The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes. The Tulare and Visalia Chambers are excited to announce that the local YEA! program will be hosted at COS in the fall of 2014. YEA! is a groundbreaking program that [...]

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CVCB Celebrates San Joaquin ValleyAgribusiness With the Valley Grown For You Campaign

Jul 02, 2014 No Comments

FRESNO – Daniel J. Doyle, chief executive officer of Central Valley Community Bank (CVCB), has announced the Valley Grown For You campaign – an initiative designed to promote San Joaquin Valley agribusiness and encourage individuals to buy local fresh and produced food products. The campaign is taking place now through July 31, 2014 and showcases food products [...]

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Report: Home Prices Rose by 8.8 Percent Year Over Year in May

Jul 02, 2014 No Comments

IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 / PR Newswire / — CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its May CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI®) report. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 8.8 percent in May 2014 compared to May 2013. This change represents 27 months of consecutive year-over-year increases [...]

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