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Float Fresno isolation tanks build buoyant following

Carolina and Sean Carter opened Float Fresno a few years ago. They offer the only sensory deprivation tanks available to the public in the Central Valley.Floating in a sensory deprivation chamber — a trend that has fallen out of popularity over the last few decades — is slowly coming back into the limelight and that may be good news for one Fresno business.

Forum to feature city council candidates

The race for Fresno City Council's District 1 seat heats up May 8 with a candidate forum at Fresno City College.

Fresno Co. court recruiting for grand jury

The Fresno County Superior Court is seeking 19 citizens who will effect changes to local government through their service on the grand jury.

Report: Valley degree attainment still low

The share of Fresno County adults with a college degree decreased to 27.56 percent in 2012.The number of those with a college degree remained dismal in the San Joaquin Valley, even as much of the nation saw more positive numbers, a new report showed.

Distressed home sales down in March

Distressed home sales accounted for 12.4 percent of all home sales in California during March.Distressed home sales continued to fall in March, replaced by a more stable real estate market throughout the Valley and state.

Comcast plans school cleanup

Saturday is cleanup day for Fremont Elementary School, thanks to local Comcast employees and their families.

$5.28M loan secures Tulare land for housing

Kennedy Funding Financial of Englewood, NJ has helped complete a $5.28 million loan by Tulare Lender, LLC to Tulare Bethel Housing, Inc., an affiliate of the Bethel Assembly of God in Tulare, for commercial and residential construction in Tulare.

Valley lodges increase rooms, revenues

Fresno area lodges earned $14.41 million in March, up from $13.89 million the month before.More available rooms kept the Valley's lodging industry on solid footing in March, even as overall occupancy and room rates slipped from the month before.

Melting Pot Restaurant seeks franchisees in Fresno

Known for its selection of fondue dishes, the Melting Pot Restaurants is recruiting franchisees in Fresno as it expands its footprint throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Fresno fair ride operator fined $100K

An amusement park ride operator was fined more than $100,000 by Cal/OSHA for running two faulty rides at the Big Fresno Fair last October.