Development

Firm objects to planned Hanford Costco

Public comment over the proposed 58-acre Costco development at Highways 43 and 198 in Hanford has been received with one of the more vocal complaints from nearby ag company Helena Chemical.

Housing floated for Shaw Ave. retail strip in Clovis

A former Sonic location on Shaw Avenue is among a number of retail businesses that have closed in the Clovis corridor.Local officials have developed a clearer picture of what needs to be done to rejuvenate retail businesses on Shaw Avenue between Highway 168 and Clovis Avenue.

Urban Leadership Awards bestowed

Terance Frazier and Linda Washington were among the recipients of the 2013 Urban Leadership Awards presented by the Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

Assemi to be honored by Fresno State

Granville Homes President Darius Assemi will be honored with the Fresno State Alumni Association's Top Dog Distinguished Alumnus Award on Oct. 18 for his achievements since graduating from the university.

Fresno workshops to collect Fulton Mall input

The Fulton Mall in downtown Fresno may be reconstructed in coming years to allow for vehicle traffic.The City of Fresno will be hosting a series of workshops in October to get input from residents on how they would like to see the Fulton Mall rebuilt.

Commission recommends ag use for Running Horse site

Mission Ranch property
The Fresno Planning Commission authorized a recommendation to the City Council calling for a zoning amendment to allow for an almond orchard at the former Running Horse property as was requested by Granville Homes President Darius Assemi.

Obama official touts Fulton Mall grant

Anthony Foxx, Obama's transportation secretary, speaks Friday at the announcement of a $16-million grant to restore traffic on the Fulton Mall.An Obama administration official joined Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin Friday to announce a $15.9 million grant to open downtown Fresno’s Fulton Mall to traffic.

Fresno to get $16M grant for Fulton Mall

Several city leaders and business owners want to restore vehicle traffic to the Fulton Mall.The City of Fresno is looking ahead to reconstructing the Fulton Mall as it welcomes a $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Fresno, Clovis mayors to host smart-growth events

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Clovis Mayor Lynne Ashbeck will host events tomorrow focusing on smart growth stategies for both towns.

Fresno Regional Foundation seeks new CEO

The Fresno Regional Foundation has assembled a search committee to find a new CEO to replace Dan DeSantis, who requested a smaller role in the foundation to spend more time with family.