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Ray Steele named Leon S. Peters Award winner

Ray Steele Jr., former publisher of The Fresno Bee, has been named the winner of this year's Leon S. Peters Award.

AIMS Center breaks ground at Fresno Pacific

Fresno Pacific University President Dr. Richard Kriegbaum talks about the future of the AIMS Center for Science and Math.Fresno Pacific University broke ground on its new AIMS Center for Science and Math today. Once completed, the facility will be used as a think tank for educators working to incorporate research into lesson plans for Central Valley teachers. 

Covered California announces enrollment figures for Fresno

Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee talks about the approaching Feb. 15 enrollment deadline at the California Health Collaborative in Fresno.Covered California stopped in Fresno today as part of its statewide tour promoting the final weeks of this year's open-enrollment period for health insurance. 

Hopes of a RadioShack revival fade with stock to be delisted

(AP) — The signal from RadioShack Corp., the company that introduced the first mass-market personal computer, is fading after years of heavy losses and the suspension of its shares.

Women's clothing retailer Cache seeks bankruptcy protection

Women's clothing retailer Cache has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after running out of time and money to complete a turnaround.

Weed Man Fresno wins national award

The Fresno franchise of the national Weed Man chain was recently awarded the 2014 Online Outreach Award at the company's national convention in recognition for its digital marketing efforts.

Report: Fresno area home prices increased 5.7% in Dec. 2014

Home prices in the Fresno area, including distressed sales, increased by 5.7 percent in December 2014 compared to December 2013, according to a report released Tuesday by CoreLogic, a company that tracks real estate transactions across the U.S.

State awards $29K to Kings County for cleanup

The California Department of Resources Recycling & Recovery (CalRecycle) has awarded nearly $29,000 to Kings County for the cleanup of an illegal dumpsite.

USDA report: 2014 grape, peach crops down

California’s 2014 grape crop was down 12 percent from the previous year, according to a report issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

PINC selects Holy Cross Center for Women as beneficiary

Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community (PINC), a Fresno-based nonprofit with a mission of helping other nonprofits, announced that Holy Cross Center for Women will be the beneficiary of its June 6 fundraiser.