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First Day of Ticket Sales: August 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017 No Comments by

Tickets are on sale now for the 14th Annual Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home. Get your ticket today by calling 1-800-543-5887 to win a brand new house built by De Young Properties in the Holland Pointe Community of Clovis. Be smart and reserve your ticket by August 25 to be entered to win a [...]

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Fresno County Farm Bureau issues statement on Support for Proposition 1 Funding of Temperance Flat Dam

Aug 14, 2017 No Comments by

“After decades of talk and nearly two years of a regional effort to put together a stellar application packet, Fresno County Farm Bureau celebrates the San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority’s official filing of the Temperance Flat Dam bid for state water bond funding. “Temperance Flat is an absolute must for the viability of farms [...]

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Homeless Work Program Launches

Aug 04, 2017 No Comments by

The Environmental Cleanup Opportunities (ECO) Project, previously known as the Homeless Work Program, formally began today, Monday, July 31st, as crews started on their first project. “We have worked jointly with the WIB and ABLE Industries to create a transitional jobs program for individuals that are homeless,” says Warren Gubler, City of Visalia Mayor. “Our [...]

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Text-To-Track with Transit

Aug 03, 2017 No Comments

With customer service at the forefront of their efforts, Visalia Transit has launched its new Information Technology System (ITS). A standout feature of the new system is the “Text-To-Track.” “Our new technology allows for Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) which is available at each of our stops within Visalia, we have over 560!” shared Christine [...]

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BORBA FAMILY SALUTE RAISES $850,000 FOR FRESNO STATE AG STUDENTS, PROGRAMS

Aug 03, 2017 No Comments

The family was also presented with a painting of Tina and her late husband Ross Borba Sr. that was created by David Hembree, Fresno State director of development for student affairs and enrollment management. “The Jordan College is so fortunate to have the Borba family’s commitment to supporting the next generation of agriculture industry and [...]

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Global Leadership Summit encourages changes

Aug 02, 2017 No Comments

The Global Leadership Summit is about, empowering individuals to step into that leadership role to make that change happen. Learn about the  Global Leadership Summit 0n LanceCardoza.com

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Central Valley Emerging leaders’ summit hosts 100 high schoolers

Jul 31, 2017 No Comments

In an effort to engage with community partners to develop the next generation of local leaders, Fresno State will host about 100 juniors and seniors from 24 area high schools on campus for the second annual Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit Aug. 1-4. “Everyone has the potential to be a leader,” says Fresno State President Joseph [...]

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Oval Park Gets New Tenant

Jul 28, 2017 No Comments

A long time north Visalia landmark will soon be getting new tenants. The Visalia City Council authorized the City Manager to execute a lease agreement between the Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE) and the City of Visalia for the Oval Service Center at Lincoln Oval Park. TCOE will use the facility to operate their [...]

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Taco Truck Throwdown 7 presented by La Tapatia: Enhanced event plans announced

Jul 27, 2017 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies and their frequent alter-ego, the Fresno Tacos, have announced full plans and the schedule for the organization’s Taco Truck Throwdown event. The 2017 edition, presented by La Tapatia, will be the seventh annual, and for the first time will be spread over two days and include a non game-day [...]

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New Development Manager for Susan G. Komen® Northern and Central California

Jul 27, 2017 No Comments

Sacramento, California – Susan G. Komen® Northern and Central California is proud to announce their newest team member—Erin Chandler. Erin has a passion for working with nonprofit agencies, and she will be assuming the position of Development Manager. Prior to coming to Komen, Chandler worked as a Community & Corporate for Relations Manager for The Boys [...]

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ARREIRA ELECTED AG ONE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT

Jul 27, 2017 No Comments

Don Parreira, co-owner of Ultra Gro Plant Food in Madera, began his one-year term on July 1 as the new president of the Ag One Foundation at Fresno State. Parreira, of Fresno, previously served as vice president for Ag One — a development organization for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno [...]

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Fresno Football Club to join USL in 2018

Jul 26, 2017 No Comments

  FRESNO, Calif. – The United Soccer League (USL) has awarded a franchise to a Fresno investor group headed by local businessman Ray Beshoff. At a press conference earlier today at Chukchansi Park, USL President Jake Edwards officially presented Mr. Beshoff with the franchise for Fresno Football Club. Fresno will join Nashville SC and one more [...]

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Schedule of Events Announced for the 2017 Fresno Food Expo

Jul 26, 2017 No Comments

Fresno, California – July 25, 2017… The 2017 Fresno Food Expo, the nation’s largest exclusively regional food show, will take place on Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27. At this year’s Expo, 142 of Central California’s premier food and beverage companies will have the opportunity to connect with an expected 650 top level local, regional, [...]

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SURVEY SHOWS MOST VALLEY RESIDENTS SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-SPEED RAIL

Jul 24, 2017 No Comments

According to a new survey of the San Joaquin Valley conducted by the Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at Fresno State, 58 percent of respondents support the construction of the high-speed rail project. There are clear differences across party lines. A significant majority of Democrats (74 percent) support construction of high-speed rail, along with [...]

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JAY Z TO RETURN TO SAVE MART CENTER; TICKETS AVAILABLE

Jul 21, 2017 No Comments

Tickets to see JAY Z perform at the Save Mart Center are on sale. The rapper will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in support of his new album “4:44.” This will be the rapper’s second time in Fresno. He performed a sold-out show at the Save Mart Center during his “Magna Carter Tour” in November 2009. The “4:44 Tour” will [...]

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Taco Truck Throwdown 7 presented by La Tapatia: Joey Chestnut to compete in Taco Eating World Championship July 29

Jul 20, 2017 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies and their frequent alter-ego, the Fresno Tacos, have announced schedule updates for the organization’s Taco Truck Throwdown event. The 2017 edition, presented by La Tapatia, will be the seventh annual, and for the first time will be spread over two days and include a non game-day event at Chukchansi [...]

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Fresno Food Expo Award Applications Still Being Accepted

Jul 20, 2017 No Comments

The seventh annual Fresno Food Expo is scheduled for July 26 and 27 at the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center.  Applications for the fifth annual New Product Awards and third annual Fred Ruiz Entrepreneurial Award are still being accepted.  Winners will be announced during the official opening reception of the Expo on July 26. There [...]

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Fulton Street to Open in Stages

Jul 18, 2017 No Comments

The City of Fresno announced today that it will open the northern and southern “superblocks” of Fulton Street to traffic in late August with the grand re-opening and celebration of the entire Fulton Street Reconstruction Project set for Saturday, October 21, 2017. The northern super block is the section of Fulton Street that runs between [...]

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Coming to Northeast Fresno a Hyatt Place hotel

Jul 18, 2017 No Comments

Further demonstrating its position as the ‘category killer’ upscale select service brand, Hyatt today announced that it approved a total of 86 new Hyatt Place hotels to date. These new projects, which include the first new-build Hyatt Place hotels in Fresno California, New Mexico, Missouri and Ohio, bring the total number of new build Hyatt Place projects open and under development [...]

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Taco Truck Throwdown 7 (Two-Day Event)

Jul 17, 2017 No Comments

Bigger and better than ever before Taco Truck Throwdown is now a two-day festival with 40 taco trucks, #FresnoTacos baseball, World Taco Eating Championship, Official Chingo Bling comedy show and more. Presented by La Tapatia Tortilleria, Inc.. Did we mention that there will be $2 Tecates!?! July 28: http://bit.ly/TTT7Tix July 29: http://bit.ly/TTT7Day2 Invite your friends [...]

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