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Obamacare rule puts 700 Visalia jobs at risk

Cigna may close its Visalia call center if it can't get a waiver for rules under the Affordable Care Act.Visalia city officials traveled to Washington last week to urge lawmakers to support special legislation that could save about 700 jobs at the Visalia Cigna call center.

Fresno biz crawl to highlight locals

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is scheduled to take part in a "small business crawl" Friday to highlight ways that Tower District business are using the Internet to grow.

Five carriers vying for Visalia’s municipal airport

The federal Department of Transportation announced recently that Merced’s city-owned airport would lose its flight subsidy under the Essential Air Service program this fall after falling short on the threshold of serving at least 10 passengers per day.

New Dollar General to open in Fresno

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new Fresno location at 6459 N. Blackstone Ave. in Fresno at 8 a.m. on Saturday with prizes and special deals.

Progress made in Pierce's Disease fight

The battle continues, but state ag officials and grape growers have managed to control glassy-winged sharpshooters and prevent spread of Pierce’s Disease, which can wipe out vineyards on a massive basis.

CoreLogic: Year-over-year home prices still rising

CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its June CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) report showing that in Fresno and nationally, home prices continue to rise year over year.

Fresno research and medical groups merge

California Cancer Associates for Research and Excellence (cCARE) and Hematology Oncology Medical Group (HOMG), have merged their medical practices, effective August 1.

Perea warns biz owners of volatility at the pumps

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) was in town Friday morning warning business leaders about impending sticker shock at gas pumps next year.

Fig Fest set for Aug. 9

Fig Fest AugFig Fest 2014 will take place on Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whole Foods Market in Fig Garden Village, 5082 N. Palm Ave. in Fresno.

Second Planet Fitness to open in Fresno

Health club Planet Fitness today announced that it has signed a lease to open a second location in Fresno.