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Report: Milk means $21B to California's gross state product

California's dairy industry sold about $9.4 billion worth of milk and contributed about $21 billion to the gross state product last year, according to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center.

First time in 95 years, FID to make no water deliveries

The Fresno Irrigation District announced today that for the first time in its 95 years of service, it will make no regular surface water deliveries to growers in its 250,000-acre district.

Report: Fresno's cash home sales rate fell in February

Less Fresno homebuyers shelled out cash for their home in February, according to new data from real estate analysis firm CoreLogic.

Coalinga joins PACE homeowner program

The City of Coalinga is the latest Valley municipality to join a program that allows homeowners to pay for water and energy efficiency upgrades via their property tax bills.

Specialty medical providers urge patients to look beyond ‘brand names’

Dr. George Latta and Registered Nurse Cheryl Oliveira provide specialized care to critically ill babies in Kaweah Delta’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Local hospitals note that their specialty medical programs are on par with out-of-area services.The number of high-quality specialty medical programs available in the Central Valley has grown over the years, but many physicians are still struggling to raise awareness among the local population.

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. 

Sanger city manager Haddix leaving for Chowchilla

Embattled Sanger city manager Brian Haddix is set to leave the city for a job in Chowchilla. 

Exeter manufacturer Waterman acquired in $5M buyout

Waterman Industries of Exeter, subject of a $5 million management buyout, celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012.Exeter-based manufacturer Waterman Industries has been acquired in a $5 million management buyout in partnership with the Central Valley Fund, a Valley-based private capital investment group.

Downtown Business Hub unveils vehicle charging stations

The Downtown Business Hub in Fresno is the latest site of new electric vehicle charging stations for the Central Valley.

Storyland Playland receives $200K donation

A group of visitors stand outside the entrance to the Storyland children's park in south Fresno.Storyland Playland has announced its first major donation of $200,000 from an anonymous donor.