Economy

Madera EDC wins award for app

The Madera County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC) was recognized with the Award of Merit by the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) during its annual conference in Riverside last month.

Index: Valley economic growth accelerated in April

Growth in the local economy will continue to accelerate through the next three to six months, according to the latest San Joaqin Valley Business Conditions Index for April.

Valley economic index shows accelerated growth in March

Central Valley economic growth was on an upswing in March, according to the latest San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index produced by the Craig School of Business at Fresno State.

Sanger’s resurgence gets boost from American Legion

Sanger has a large population of military veterans, a number of whom attended the American Legion announcement ceremony March 18.With the news last month month that the American Legion will move its national headquarters from the Bay Area to downtown Sanger, the east Fresno County city took another giant stride in its civic recovery.

Hanson to speak at Visalia EDC annual meeting

Noted author and historian Victor Davis Hanson will be the guest speaker for the Visalia Economic Development Corporation’s Annual Meeting at 7 a.m. April 22, at the Visalia Marriott.

Valley economic index reveals sluggish growth

The Central Valley was in slow growth mode for February, with many still feeling the pain of the West Coast dock disputes last month, according to a new economic index report.

Economic outlook: Is Fresno’s star finally rising?

Fresno, "The best little city in the USA."In a speech earlier this month honoring Fresno’s Economic Opportunities Commission, Mayor Ashley Swearengin said the city is currently in the midst of a major transformation.

Valley economic index slips in February but remains positive

For the 15th consecutive month, the San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index tallied a positive reading of the Valley economy.

SJV Business Conditions Index remains positive

The latest San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index remains positive, indicating the area’s economy will remain in an “expansionary” mode for the next three to six months.

Valley economic index slipped in December

The Central Valley economy waned a bit at the end of 2014, though there are indicators of improving growth for the first half of this year, according to a new report from Fresno State.