Small Business

Dirty Bird Laundry makes a splash in Fresno

Dirty Bird Laundry in Fresno has become the region’s largest chain of laundromats, with seven in Fresno and one in Salinas.Dirty Bird Laundry is turning rundown coin-operated laundries and other structures in Fresno and Madera into attractive, modern facilities that make washing a brighter experience.

Family business award nominees announced

The California Family Business Award will be given in Fresno April 24 at a dinner event.Fifteen Valley companies are in the running for the 2014 California Family Business Award with the winner to be honored at an April 24 dinner in Fresno.

Valley businesses getting back deposits

Businesses in several Valley cities are getting a nice chunk of change as the state ends its security deposit policy.

Business sales surge misses Fresno County

Business sales in California rose 28 percent in March compared to the month before.Business sales plummeted in Fresno County during March as Tulare County contributed to an upswing in new deals made throughout the state.

SBA workshop to focus on seniors

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) will host a free “Financing Your Small Business” workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 25 at U. S. Small Business Administration office, 801 R Street, Suite 201, 2nd floor in Fresno.

Students to host Loft Hop open house

Fresno State's Urban Entrepreneurship students will host Loft Hop, an openhouse event featuring downtown Fresno lofts and housing 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.on April 5.

Entrepreneurs feted at chamber awards luncheon

Budding entrepreneurs, rising stars and established names alike were honored today by the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce.

Labor law and payroll tax seminar in Fresno March 19

The state is hosting a free labor law and payroll tax seminar March 19 in Fresno.

Fresno chamber to honor women at mixer

The Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring 10 women professionals and business owners at its Friday mixer.

Valley business sales drop in February

Business sales in California fell 11.1 percent in February compared to the month before.February business sales were lackluster throughout the Central Valley compared to the month before.