Selland Arena Makes Year End Top 200 Arena List

Jan 07, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Pollstar Magazine has included the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center in its Top 200 of Arena Venues in the magazine’s Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales Report. Figures released last week show the Selland Arena ranked at #151 on the International List and #84 on the National Level , note worthy rankings given [...]

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Mariano to Return as Grizzlies Manager for 2013 Season

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – Bob Mariano will return as the Fresno Grizzlies manager for the 2013 season, the 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants announced. Mariano, who guided the Grizzlies to a 74-70 record in 2012, will be joined by a familiar coaching staff in hitting coach Russ Morman and pitching coach Pat Rice. Eric Ortega, [...]

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Premier Bride Showplace to be Held this Weekend

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The Premier Bride Showplace bridal expo will be held this Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Fresno Convention Center Exhibit Halls.  This bridal show is a must for any Central Valley bride looking for great ideas and useful information for planning an amazing wedding.  Potential brides will have the opportunity to meet the finest [...]

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56 Percent of U.S. Gym Members Dread the Return of the New Year’s Resolution Crowd

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

WHITING, Ind., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As 2013 arrives, with it comes new calendars, new fashions and of course, new resolutions. Many of those new year’s resolutions will involve getting healthier. A new CouponCabin.com survey reveals that 65 percent of U.S. adults plan on making fitness-related new year’s resolutions this year. Eating healthier, getting [...]

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Meet the ’40 Under 40′ Class of 2012

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – Beginning Monday, Jan. 7, Business Street Online will begin announcing the members of the “40 Under 40″ Class of 2012 every weekday on all our news alerts.  This will give our readers a chance to see bios, portraits and video pieces on these young movers-and-shakers that help make our central California communities great.  [...]

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Report Shows Shadow Inventory Continues Decline in October 2012

Jan 03, 2013 No Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, reported today that the current residential shadow inventory as of October 2012 fell to 2.3 million units*, representing a supply of seven months. The October inventory level represents a 12.3 percent drop from October 2011, when [...]

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Lifestyle Center’s Free Nutrition Series Starts Jan. 17

Jan 03, 2013 No Comments

VISALIA – The Lifestyle Center, the only medically-based fitness facility in Visalia, will open its doors to the public for a series of free nutrition classes starting Thursday, Jan. 17. The Nutrition & You Class Series will take place from 6-7 p.m. and will be taught by Alana Unger, Registered Dietitian at The Lifestyle Center. [...]

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Power Restored; Fresno State Re-opens Jan. 3

Jan 02, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – Fresno State will re-open Thursday, Jan. 3, after a one-day closure for emergency maintenance resulting from a power failure. Winter intercession classes, which involved about 200 students, were accommodated in alternate locations and will return to normal classrooms on Thursday. The issues began Sunday at 2 a.m. with a power surge that disrupted [...]

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SBA’s Small Business Week Nominations Coming to a Close

Jan 02, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The U.S. Small Business Association deadline for awards nominations for the 2013 National Small Business Week is this Thursday, Jan. 3. 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 [...]

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Restaurant Performance Index Improved in November But Remained Below 100 For 2nd Consecutive Month

Jan 02, 2013 No Comments

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Buoyed by positive same-store sales and customer traffic results, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) rose in November. The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry – stood at 99.9 in November, up 0.5 percent from October. [...]

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Business Street Online Presents the Year in Pictures

Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Business Street Online would like to take a visual look back on 2012 with our 2012 Year in Pictures.  2012 was another memorable year for central California business, and Business Street Online is looking forward to bringing you coverage of more memorable news events in 2013. In celebration of New Year’s Day, [...]

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2013 U.S. Job Forecast Points to a Better, But Still Cautious Hiring Environment

Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

CHICAGO, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — 2013 is expected to usher in more jobs, but U.S. employers will continue to play it safe, according to CareerBuilder’s annual hiring forecast.  Twenty-six percent of hiring managers plan to add full-time, permanent employees in the New Year, up three percentage points over 2012.  The study also points to heightened competition [...]

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Applications Still Being Taken for Farm and Nutrition Day

Dec 28, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO – Fresno County schools can still register for the eighth annual Farm and Nutrition Day, which invites all third graders from throughout Fresno County to the Fresno Fairgrounds on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Applications for the annual agricultural and food-related field trip are available online at www.FresnoFair.com by clicking [...]

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Seven Money Stumbles to Avoid and How to Change Course

Dec 28, 2012 No Comments

YONKERS, N.Y. , Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A widowed mother of two nearly lost out on $100,000 because her husband failed to update the beneficiary designations on his retirement plan after they married. Not updating wills and beneficiaries is one of the “7 money stumbles to avoid” featured in the February issue of Consumer Reports. [...]

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Travel, Hospitality and Leisure Companies May Have Reason to Be Optimistic for Growth in 2013

Dec 27, 2012 No Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Looking to the year ahead, travel, hospitality and leisure (THL) companies may have reason to be optimistic for renewed growth domestically, for the power of technology to transform the consumer experience and for the opportunity to capitalize on emerging market growth, according to Deloitte’s 2013 Travel, Hospitality and Leisure [...]

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Kaweah Delta Wound Center Opens

Dec 27, 2012 No Comments

VISALIA – The Kaweah Delta Wound Center is now open and offering treatment in the first hyperbaric chambers in Tulare County. The center offers specialized physician oversight and the first hyperbaric chambers in Tulare County.  The program provides care for people whose wounds do not heal naturally or respond to other wound-healing methods, particularly diabetics.  [...]

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Adventist Health Employees Bring Christmas Blessings

Dec 26, 2012 No Comments

CENTRAL VALLEY – Adventist Health employees, volunteers and physicians throughout the Central Valley blessed the lives of many this holiday season by giving back to their communities. Multiple departments helped collect toys for more than 100 local Kings County foster children. The toys were delivered to the Kings County Human Services Agency in early December. [...]

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‘Disciplined Consumers’ Drive Consumer Credit Levels Up 33 Percent

Dec 26, 2012 No Comments

ATLANTA, Dec. 26, 2012   /PRNewswire/ — According to Equifax’s latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report, consumer credit originated year-to-date through September 2012 has increased nearly 30% to $675 billion from $523 billion during the same timeframe in 2010. Comparatively, credit originations today are below the 2006-2007 pre-recession levels of about $1 trillion by about [...]

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Happy Holidays from Business Street Online

Dec 24, 2012 No Comments

The Business Street Online offices will be closed today and tomorrow in celebration of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  We will be celebrating the holidays with friends and family, and hope you all will be doing the same.  We will resume our daily news alerts on Wednesday.  The staff at Business Street Online would like [...]

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Fresno State Alum Continues Climb in California Judicial Ranks

Dec 21, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – One of California’s newest appellate court justices is a Fresno State Bulldog ­– the Hon. Rosendo Peña, Jr. was confirmed today in San Francisco as associate justice of the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District (Fresno) by the California Commission on Judicial Appointments. He is the first Latino appointed to the Fifth [...]

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