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.

Residential, retail in works for old J.C. Penney building

Shay Maghame plans to renovate the former J.C. Penney building in Downtown Fresno with 66 living units and retail space.The 90-year-old former J.C. Penney building on the Fulton Mall is getting new life with the announcement that new owner Shay Maghame will fill the space with retail and residential units.

Fresno council moves forward with Creating Prosperity paper

Fresno sign
The Fresno City Council faced community objections on Thursday as it moved forward with efforts to consider suggestions in a “Creating Prosperity” whitepaper designed to create a business-friendly environment in Fresno.

Officials tout Clovis-bound new jobs

Hundreds of new jobs, black ink and bolstered tax revenues are just some of the bragging points for the City of Clovis these days.