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CoreLogic: Valley foreclosure rates remain low

Foreclosure rates in Fresno decreased for the month of January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and services provider in the United States and Australia.

Almond growers vote to continue marketing order

Almond Board marketing order approved
In an overwhelming show of confidence in the Almond Board of California (ABC), the state's almond growers once again voted in favor of continuing the Federal Marketing Order for California Almonds.

Maurices opens Fresno store

Maurices, a fast-growing women’s clothing store, has opened a Fresno store in Marketplace at El Paseo, 6599 N. Riverside Drive in Fresno.

Fresno State taps consultant for wrestling study

Photo via Stanley Brewster/arbiteronline.comFresno State President Joseph Castro announced he has selected a nationally recognized consultant to explore the reinstatement of the wrestling program, which was scrapped in 2006.

UCSF Fresno taking on 100 new residents

The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program will welcome 100 new physicians to start their medical residency training this summer.

Fresno group scraps nuclear for hydrogen energy

A group of Fresno investors have scrapped plans to build a nuclear energy plant with the firm Areva (rendering of a reactor above).  A group of local investors that intended to build a nuclear power plant capable of producing 1,600 megawatts for the region has now changed its focus to treating agricultural run-off water with new technology.

Fresno businessman arrested on tax evasion

Jeffrey G. Vincent, general partner in Fresno-based engineering company Stafford Group Limited Partnership, has been arrested for tax evasion.

United Security Bank to pay stock dividend

United Security Bancshares, parent of Fresno's United Security Bank, announced it will issue a 1-percent stock dividend to shareholders of record on April 11.

Apartment rehab spruces up Fresno’s ‘Sin City’

Kurt Zumwalt, president of Zumwalt Construction, completed the $4.2-million rehabilitation of the San Ramon Apartments in Fresno in a four-month period.Rehabilitation of the San Ramon Apartments signals a step forward in Fresno’s goal of transforming the El Dorado Park neighborhood into a vibrant and safe community, shedding the old “Sin City” moniker.

Valley vineyards awarded after competition

Several San Joaquin Valley wineries took home awards during the 10th annual San Joaquin Valley Wine Competition on March 19.