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Bank of the Sierra's Holly sets retirement date

James Holly (left) is passing the reins of Bank of the Sierra to Kevin McPhaill, who will become president and CEO next year.James C. Holly, a founder and CEO of Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Porterville's Bank of the Sierra, announced plans to retire effective March 31, 2015.

Gen Xers, boomers and millennials — navigating generations in workforce

There are currently three generations in today's workforce, each with its own characteristics and motivations.The American workforce now includes members from at least three separate generations born between the 1940s and the 1990s, and with 50 years of cultural differences between them, researchers have found that many of today's youngest workers have vastly different work habits than their predecessors.

Perea to host Ebola symposium in Fresno Oct. 28

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is hosting an Ebola symposium in Fresno next week with information about the virus's outbreak and emergency response.

Walmart hiring 300 for new Fresno store

Walmart is hiring 300 employees for its new Fresno location.Walmart is hiring approximately 300 associates to work at the new location at Blackstone and Ashlan avenues in Fresno. The center is scheduled to open this winter. 

New health care partnership in South Valley

Humana, Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District have partnered to create an integrated delivery system that will result in more coordinated care and an increased emphasis on preventive services for members. 

Astros brass promise Fresno great baseball

From left to right: Grizzlies mascot Parker, Grizzlies president Chris Cummings, Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan, Grizzlies executive vice president Derrick Franks, Astros director of player development Quinton McCraken and assistant director Allen Rowin.Representatives from the Houston Astros held a press conference at Chukchansi Park this afternoon to say they are eager to begin playing in Fresno next spring. 

"Six-minute Marathon" this weekend in Clovis

The Fresno Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group will host their third annual Six-Minute Marathon at Railroad Park in Clovis on Saturday.

60-MW solar project kicks off in Mendota

Local officials gathered in Mendota today to celebrate the start of a 60-megawatt solar project.

Hanford Costco project seeks input

Hanford Marketplace developers are asking the local community for input on what businesses and restaurants they would like to see in the new shopping center.

Foreclosure rates in Valley continue descent

Central Valley foreclosure rates continue to be lower than the national average, according to new data from CoreLogic.