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Fresno Energy Assessment Program Praised

Nov 27, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and representatives from the California Energy Commission and Pacific Gas & Electric gathered at the home of former California State Assembly Member Juan Arambula and his wife, Amy for a press conference to promote the City of Fresno’s Home Energy Tune-Up Program. After having the free energy assessment [...]

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Fresno SBA Seeking Nominations for Small Business Week Awards

Nov 22, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. –  Each year during National Small Business Week, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners for their contribution to the American economy and society. The dates for National Small Business Week 2013 will be officially announced by President Obama. SBA is currently accepting nominations for several SBA awards [...]

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2012 Election Results

Nov 07, 2012 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The 2012 election results are in, and the political representatives who will be leading us into the future have been chosen. Even though Barack Obama claims victory over opponent Mitt Romney, Romney was a decisive winner in central California.  He garnered 55% of the vote in Fresno County alone, [...]

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SBA E200 Emerging Leaders Initiative Graduates Entrepreneurs

Nov 06, 2012 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in collaboration with the Strong Cities Strong Communities Initiative in Fresno is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2012 E200 Emerging Leaders initiative.  12 small business owners conducted their final presentations before a local panel comprised of business consultants, experienced business executives, entrepreneurs, and [...]

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Immigrants Main Beneficiaries of Net Increase in U.S. Jobs

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

Two-thirds of employment growth during Obama’s term went to foreign-born   WASHINGTON, DC  PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that two-thirds of the net increase in employment since President Obama took office has gone to immigrant workers, primarily legal immigrants. Although total immigration has fallen in [...]

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Feinstein Speaks at Maddy Institute Luncheon in Fresno

Oct 30, 2012 No Comments

Nearly 200 community leaders assembled to hear Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s comments on the present and future of California Fresno, Calif. – Sen. Dianne Feinstein made a spe cial visit to Fresno early Tuesday afternoon during a luncheon hosted by the Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at the Piccadilly Inn-Airport to address statewide as well as national [...]

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