Tickets now available for 12th Annual Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway

Aug 31, 2015 No Comments by

Fresno, California (August 28, 2015) Tickets went on sale today for the 2015 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway during a live sellathon on KMPH FOX 26. 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 [...]

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DIANA ROSS AND JEFF FOXWORTHY ADDED TO 2015 BIG FRESNO FAIR

Aug 13, 2015 No Comments by

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, August 12, 2015…The Big Fresno Fair is excited to announce that the legendary Diana Ross and funnyman Jeff Foxworthy will perform as part of the 2015 Table Mountain Concert Series line-up in the Paul Paul Theater, presented by Coors Light and Toyota. These are the final two spots in the Fair’s diverse entertainment [...]

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Selma Arts Foundation Receives California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant

Aug 11, 2015 No Comments by

[SELMA, CA] – The California Arts Council announced it plans to award $8,040 to the Selma Arts Foundation as part of its Local Impact program. The Local Impact program fosters equity, access, and opportunity by providing project and partnership support for small arts organizations reaching underserved communities. All projects must extend the reach of the [...]

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CLOVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE UNVEILS NEW SIGN AND LOGO AT CELEBRATION

Aug 11, 2015 No Comments

Clovis Community College was approved as the 113th community college in the state of California on July 20, 2015.  An official ceremony marking the change in status from a center to a full college will be held August 20, 2015 from 10 – 11 a.m. as faculty and students return to campus for the start [...]

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THE BIG FRESNO FAIR TO HOST 5th ANNUAL JOB FAIR ON AUGUST 13

Aug 07, 2015 No Comments

The Big Fresno Fair will hold its 5th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Department Supervisors will be accepting applications to fill nearly 500 positions for the 2015 Big Fresno Fair. Available positions include but are not limited to: parking and ticket sellers, ticket takers, parking attendants, customer service representatives, janitorial staff, maintenance [...]

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‘Friant North’ Water Group Names David Orth As Executive Officer, Organizes Joint Powers Authority

Aug 04, 2015 No Comments

A recently-organized San Joaquin Valley water agency has a new name and organizational structure along with its first executive officer. Well known California water leader David L. Orth has been named to head the newly-renamed North Friant Authority. Orth’s appointment was announced Monday (August 3) as representatives of four participating water districts acted to formally [...]

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

Jul 24, 2015 No Comments

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

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

    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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