Retail

Clovis-based beermaker opens first Old Town tasting room

The grand opening of the 559 Local tasting room in Old Town Clovis is 4 p.m. Friday.Clovis-based brewer 559 Local announced it will host a grand opening of its first tasting room in Old Town Clovis Friday at 4 p.m.

Local salesman celebrates 50 years in the car game

CoquilletteLocal car salesman David Coquillette recently celebrated 50 years in the car sales industry, nearly half of which have been spent with Mercedes-Benz of Fresno.

Casa de Tamales opening location in the Tower District

Casa de Tamales will open a new location in the former site of Charlotte’s BakerEatery in Fresno’s Tower District. 

Campus Pointe movie theater opens next week

Fresno's Maya Cinemas location at Fresno State opens next week.The Maya Cinemas theater at Fresno State’s Campus Pointe is scheduled to open next week, and will kick off with a free screening of “McFarland USA” on May 21. 

Valley PBS eyes makeover for Fresno studio property

ValleyPBS is exploring a major renovation at its downtown Fresno studio property.The Valley Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) in downtown Fresno is looking to update its facilities with a fresh design, new technology, solar carports and several pieces of public art.

Dealers: Drought hurting farm equipment sales

Pioneer Equipment technician Kelly Cruz services a Kubota tractor. Cruz has worked for Pioneer for 30 years.With California’s historic drought draining the profits of many Valley farmers, area ag equipment suppliers are also feeling the pain.

Two Fresno Vons stores, employing 127, to close

Vons will close to Fresno stores June 12.Two Vons stores in Fresno are set to close June 12, leaving 127 supermarket workers with an uncertain future.

Dutch Bros. to celebrate Mother's Day with $1 donations

This Mother’s Day, all Dutch Bros. Coffee locations in Fresno will donate $1 for every drink sold to the Marjaree Mason Center.

Valley's first Jersey Mike's Subs to open in Clovis May 13

National sandwich chain Jersey Mike’s Subs has announced it will open a location in Clovis on May 13. 

Lithia Ford Lincoln undergoing $1.8M remodel

Fresno’s Lithia Ford Lincoln dealership is in the midst of a $1.8 million remodeling project meant to drive the business into the future.Fresno’s Lithia Ford Lincoln dealership is in the midst of a $1.8 million remodeling project meant to steer business into the future.