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Casa de Tamales opening location in the Tower District

Casa de Tamales will open a new location in the former site of Charlotte’s BakerEatery in Fresno’s Tower District. 

Fresno youth orchestra to perform water-themed concert

The Youth Orchestra of Fresno will debut its “Water, Water, Everywhere” composition during a concert at the Saroyan Theater on May 24. The music features recordings of the late, former U.S. Poet Laureate and Fresno State emeritus professors Philip Levine reciting his own work.

State: Valley workforce receives April-fruit bump

Central Valley unemployment rates inched lower in April as harvest activities geared up on some area farms, according to new data from the state Employment Development Department.

Central Valley Community Bancorp announces dividend

Central Valley Community Bancorp, parent company of Central Valley Community Bank, has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 6 cents per share.

Community Regional announces $1M gift for kid-friendly burn center

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has received a $1 million gift to help remodel its outpatient burn center to be more child-friendly. 

Agencies to host transportation-related public forum

The California Transportation Commission (CTC), San Joaquin Valley Regional Transportation Agencies (RTPAs), Fresno Chamber of Commerce and the Fresno Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a public forum to solicit information from San Joaquin Valley residents regarding current highway and road conditions as well as proposals to stabilize funding for transportation-system repairs and maintenance.

New carbon capture plant commissioned in Tulare County

Officials gather in Pixley yesterday for the commissioning of the Air Liquide carbon capture plant.French firm Air Liquide has started operating a carbon dioxide liquefaction plant in Tulare County that captures carbon emissions and transforms them into products used in the manufacturing and food service industries.

Gymnastics Beat wins Kingsburg biz plan contest

The City of Kingsburg has selected Sam Shima and his Gymnastics Beat business as the winner of its 2015 Launching Pad Business Plan Contest. 

Report: State’s pending home sales increase

With the California housing market continuing its upward trend, pending home sales registered their fifth straight annual gain, with the last three months being in the double-digits, the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) said in a report released today.

Golf tournament donates $45K to First Tee of Fresno

The 52nd Annual Cinco De Mayo Charity Golf Tournament is donating $45,000 to The First Tee of Fresno, a charity which teaches life skills to youth through the game of golf.