Researcher’s Solar-Powered Water Heaters Could Save Energy and Money

Sep 09, 2016 No Comments

UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners. Soon he’ll be putting that technology to the test in Southern California. Through a nearly $1 million contract with the California Energy Commission, Diaz [...]

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Downtown Fresno Partnership wins big at the International Downtown Association annual conference in Atlanta

Sep 08, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA, September 8, 2016 — During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta this week, the International Downtown Association recognized three Downtown Fresno Partnership programs as best practice in urban renewal strategies. “We are thrilled to see downtown Fresno recognized on an international stage. It speaks to the quality of work and to [...]

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Sep 07, 2016 No Comments

The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State celebrated the opening of the new Jordan Agricultural Research Center with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m., Friday, May 13. The 30,000-square-foot interdisciplinary agricultural research center, located on the campus farm at the corner of Barstow and Woodrow avenues, is the first of its [...]

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Aug 13, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – The Houston Astros announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Triple A Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League. The two-year extension continues the affiliation between the Astros and Grizzlies through the 2018 season. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and [...]

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Milestone store 700 opening in Fresno, California

Aug 08, 2016 No Comments

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the nation’s largest privately owned retail chain of craft and home decor stores, announced its 700th store will open in Fresno, California, on August 8, 2016. While this is Hobby Lobby’s 700th store nationwide, it is the 33rd location in California. Hobby Lobby currently operates in 47 states and is on [...]

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Aug 01, 2016 No Comments

The overall San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index in July rose slightly to 49.8 from 49.5 in June, but nonetheless remains below the growth neutral threshold for the second consecutive month. These results point to slowed economic and business growth. An index greater than 50 indicates an expansionary economy over the course of the next [...]

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Nation’s Largest Regional Food Show Garners International and Domestic Attention for Central California’s Diverse, Quality Foods

Jul 29, 2016 No Comments

  Fresno, California – July 28, 2016…The 2016 Fresno Food Expo today brought together 132 of Central California’s food and beverage growers and manufacturers  with nearly 950 pre-qualified regional, national and international foodservice and retail buyers, and nearly 1,000 members of the public looking to discover food and beverages made in Central California.     [...]

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Fresno Food Expo Debuts 33 Diverse New Products at Acclaimed Innovation Awards Showcasing the Breadth of Quality Foods Made in Central California

Jul 27, 2016 No Comments

Fresno Food Expo Debuts 33 Diverse New Products at Acclaimed Innovation Awards Showcasing the Breadth of Quality Foods Made in Central California Fresno, California – July 14, 2016…The 2016 Fresno Food Expo is excited to debut 33 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards from 28 different [...]

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It’s the final week to nominate for ’40 Under 40′ Class of 2016

Jul 25, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO – Nominations are now being accepted for the 10th anniversary of the “40 Under 40” with the Class of 2016. “40 Under 40” The Ultimate Networking Event for the last decade, presented by Business Street Online and coming to Fresno at Chukchansi Park on Thursday, December 1, will bring together some of the top young business [...]

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Jul 23, 2016 No Comments

The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State is partnering with the West Fresno Family Resource Center to teach middle school students the ins and outs of entrepreneurship through a pilot project called the Lyles Young Entrepreneur Incubator. Through the project, 15 middle school students, largely from Gaston Middle School in Fresno, will [...]

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Largest Regional Food Show Calls on Western U.S. Fresh Produce Companies to Meet with International Buyers One-on-One

Jul 15, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA…July 15, 2016: The Fresno Food Expo, in cooperation with the California Center for International Trade Development (CITD) and the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA), will host international buyers from Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Ecuador who will meet one-on-one with qualified fresh produce companies from [...]

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City of Fresno Announces New Chief Information Officer

Jun 29, 2016 No Comments

  FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Bryon Horn has been named the City of Fresno’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO) over the Information Services Department (ISD) which plans, develops, implements, and supports the numerous IT systems and networks throughout the City. Horn is an accomplished professional [...]

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Mayor Swearengin Announces Update to Plan to End Homelessness

Jun 10, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin was joined by officials from the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care to announce the results of the 2016 Point-In-Time (P-I-T) homeless count and present an update to the Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, which was adopted at a joint meeting of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors [...]

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UCSF Fresno to graduate more than 100 physicians

Jun 07, 2016 No Comments

UCSF Fresno to graduate more than 100 physicians,  40 percent are staying in the San Joaquin Valley at the William Saroyan Theatre  Thursday, June 9, 5 p.m. Social Hour and 6 p.m. Graduation Ceremony More than 100 physicians, including medical residents in eight specialties and fellows in 12 subspecialties along with two oral and maxillofacial [...]

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E-Waste Recycling Collection Event at Chukchansi Park

Jun 03, 2016 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. (June 2, 2016) –Susan G. Komen® Central Valley is partnering with Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.® the largest electronic waste recycling company in North America, the Fresno Grizzlies and DTL Transport for their 2nd annual e-waste recycling collection event.   It will be held at Chukchansi Park, Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 7 a.m. – [...]

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Bernie Sanders’ Fresno, California Rally

May 29, 2016 No Comments

Bernie Sanders hosted a huge rally in Fresno, California’s Fresno Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 29. Paul Paul Theater was set up for 5,000 people, but the venue was overwhelmed by the number who actually showed up. There were so many people arriving for the rally that they had to close the gates and leave a [...]

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Worth a Reed: Two homers, 11 strikeouts thrill fans in home opener

Apr 15, 2016 No Comments

For the most anticipated Fresno Grizzlies home opener in years, 13,415 fans poured through the gates at Chukchansi Park, the 16th-largest crowd in the history of the facility. Unless someone made the drive from Las Vegas, not one among them left disappointed. Taking the field at home for the first time as defending Pacific Coast [...]

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“Wild Things” Food Truck unveiled for Fresno Grizzlies games

Apr 12, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Today the Defending Triple-A National Champion Fresno Grizzlies unveiled the latest addition to Chukchansi Park for the 2016 season at a press event at the ballpark. The “Wild Things” Food Truck, named in tribute of the Grizzlies’ original mascot, is adorned in team colors and logos and will be a stadium food [...]

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Apr 04, 2016 No Comments

Celebrating 4 years of being chosen “The Best Mexican Restaurant in the Valley”  For the past four years you have given us this honor and we would like to thank you by offering the first 40 people at each of our locations a meal on us on April 4th, 2016 4 p.m.  (Eat in only [...]

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City of Fresno Celebrates Groundbreaking for Fulton Mall Reconstruction Project

Mar 04, 2016 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today joined City leaders, staff and hundreds of supporters in downtown Fresno to officially break ground on the Fulton Mall Reconstruction Project, which will restore two-way traffic to the heart of downtown Fresno. The event, which was televised live on the Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC) government affairs channel, celebrated [...]

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