New Fresno Ross opens July 19

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store at the Marketplace at El Paseo, 6509 N. Riverside Drive in northwest Fresno July 19.

Grilled Chz set to open second Fresno restaurant

Grilled Chz is opening a new restaurant in Fresno at the corner of Clovis and Herndon avenues.The restaurant known for its ooey-gooey grilled cheese sandwiches is set to open a second location in the Fresno area.

Fresno-based Tahoe Joe's expands to SoCal

Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse Vice President David Glennon showcases some of the signature scratch-made dishes available at the new Chino restaurant.Fresno-based Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse has made its first foray into Southern California, opening a restaurant in Chino that is the chain's 10th location.

Fiat of Fresno tapped to sell Alfa Romeo

Fiat of Fresno will soon carry the Alfa Romeo 4C coupe.Fiat of Fresno is one of just a few Fiat dealers nationwide that will be the first to sell Alfa Romeo sports cars.

Vallarta Supermarkets to open third Fresno store

Noyan/Frazier Properties has reached a contract with Vallarta Supermarkets to open a third location in Fresno at the southwest corner of Clinton and Weber avenues in the planned Mid State Shopping Center.

Denny’s restaurant coming to Fowler

Fowler residents can now get their late night fill when a new Denny's restaurant opens there this summer.

Chocolate shop to donate fudge to troops

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in the Fashion Fair Mall is partnering with its customers through July as part of its "Fudge for Troops" fundraiser to send fudge to U.S. military personnel overseas.

New Chili's opens in Northwest Fresno

The Chili's restaurant that has been under construction at the corner of Shaw and Marty avenues in west Fresno opened on Monday.

Local e-cigarette industry grows with each puff

Gianni Raines, owner of Elite Vapor Shop in Fresno, said almost every customer that comes into his shop is looking to kick a cigarette smoking habit. Photo by Hannah EsquedaAcross the country, a growing number of tobacco users are turning to smoke-free alternatives like electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. What began as a grassroots trend in major cities has finally made its way to the Valley, where more than a dozen vapor shops have opened in the last few years.

The Downtown Club to start dinner service

The Downtown Club will kick off its new weekend dinner service with a special dinner this Wednesday.Fresno’s Downtown Club, which owner Nick Farid opened for lunch in October of 2013, will serve dinner for the first time at a special event Wednesday, the start of a Wednesday through Saturday dinner schedule every week.