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Fig Garden Rotary Club donates $35K to Marjaree Mason Center

The Fig Garden Rotary Club is giving $35,000 to the Marjaree Mason Center to go towards the renovation of the Children's Enrichment Center. 

Children's well-being scorecard shows Valley has room to grow

An interactive online data tool released today shows that children in the Central Valley face many hurdles in education, health and overall well-being. 

State: Native American casino should remain closed

(AP) — California officials say they haven't seen enough progress toward ending a bitter tribal dispute to reopen the doors at a Central California casino.

Betts Co. rebrands trucks parts division

Betts Truck Parts & Service has announced the completion of a strategic re-branding initiative.

PG&E opens first smart electric control center in Fresno

A crew of around 25 operators will oversee PG&E's electric grid from its new 24,000 control center in Fresno.Pacific Gas & Electric Co. cut the ribbon in Fresno today on the first of three centers in the state designed to manage its electric distribution system through new state-of-the-art technology.

New Fresno banquet hall under construction

The Falls Event Center opened its new banquet hall recently in Elk Grove, California.A new banquet hall is on its way in Fresno, but its operators say it won't be like any other event center in the city.

HandsOn Central California seeks volunteer nominations

If you know an outstanding volunteer in Fresno, Madera, Kings or Tulare counties, HandsOn Central California wants to hear about it.

Home automation more common in new homes

Developers like De Young Properties are incorporating more smart home automation features into their homes.Walk into a new model home and you may be surprised by how much modern technology has changed the look and feel of even the most basic home features. From light dimmers, and thermostat control to locking the doors as you drive away from your house, many tasks can now be managed through your cell phone or mobile device. 

Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

(AP) — Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans.

Judge dismisses challenge to Fulton Mall street project

A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to the City of Fresno's Fulton Mall street restoration project.The City of Fresno announced today that a judge has dismissed a challenge to the environmental report on the Fulton Mall street project.