Economy

Valley economic index stays strong despite drop

Peters Business Building at Fresno StateThe San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index decreased slightly in October but still exceeded the growth threshold for the 11th consecutive month.

Clovis tops young families list

Clovis was named the top city in Northern California for young families while Sanger took the top 14 spot, according to a new list by personal finance site NerdWallet.

Madera Co. EDC launches app

A few months after launching a revamped website, the Madera County Economic Development Commission has become even more user friendly with a new mobile app to help businesses and travelers find information about the county.

PG&E grants $40K to Fresno organizations

Two Fresno organizations were awarded $20,000 each from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. as part of the utility's program to support economic and job creating efforts throughout its Northern and Central California territory.

Valley economic index rises in September

Peters Business Building at Fresno StateThe San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index increased in September, exceeding the growth threshold for the 10th consecutive month.

Fresno Black Chamber to host Urban Leadership Conference

The Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce will host the Fifth Annual Fresno Urban Leadership Conference on Oct. 14-15. The two-day event will focus on Fresno's urban community and how civic leaders are addressing areas of education, entrepreneurship, employment and finances. 

Valley taxable sales showing progress

The California Board of Equalization reported taxable sales for the second quarter of 2013, with considerable increases throughout the San Joaquin Valley.

Valley economic index stays strong in August

Peters Business Building at Fresno StateThe San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index increased by just a hair in August, exceeding the growth threshold for the ninth consecutive month.

Fresno exports hit record $3.1B

New data by the U.S. Department of Commerce shows merchandise exports from the Fresno area increased 17 percent in 2013.

Tulare County EDC reaccredited

The Economic Development Corporation serving Tulare County was accredited for the third time by the International Economic Development Council for its work attracting businesses and promoting community development.