BOE: Taxable sales still picking up in Valley

California's taxable sales grew by 6.1 percent in the third quarter of 2012 compared to the year before, the state Board of Equalization reported earlier this month.

Economic initiatives help Sanger's tax revenues

A number of economic development initiatives over the last few years have proved prosperous for the City of Sanger, according to various measures by MuniServices.

Survey: Valley's optimism drops

Less than half of residents in the Central Valley are expecting good economic times ahead, a new statewide survey showed.

Valley economic index falls in November

Fresno State Peters Business BuildingThe San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index fell below growth neutral for the first time in 11 months.

College presidents set to attend awards luncheon Wednesday

Fresno City College president Tony Cantu, Fresno Pacific University president Pete Menjares and California State University, Fresno President Joseph Castro are scheduled be in attendance at the 2nd Annual Trailblazers for Prosperity Awards Luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Fresno Fairgrounds.

Index: Fresno caters so-so to young crowd

Fresno ranked 24th in a list of the largest U.S. cities where those 18 through 35 years old might make a pretty good fit.

Valley economic index increases in October

The Valley’s economy is expected to continue to grow, as the San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index increased to 51 in October, according to Fresno State’s Craig School of Business.

Study: Hanford-Corcoran among military boom towns

The Hanford-Corcoran area made the list of America’s Top 10 Military Boom Towns, compiled by storage unit provider SpareFoot.

Report: Fresno runs key trade surpluses

Fresno is well-known for exporting its agricultural products, but it's also a significant source of textiles and mixed freight in the country, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.

Survey: Obamacare putting damper on Valley economy

While the San Joaquin Valley's economy continues to growth, the rate of growth in September fell compared to August.