Have A Story For Us?

Latest Local News

Fresno agency shopping global food TV show

From left: Peter DeYoung, celebrity chef Robert Del Grande, Karla Stockli (CEO of California Fig Advisory Board), Marissa McPhail (International Marketing Director) and Thomas Payne (food scientist).Fresno-based advertising company Culinary Competitions International (CCI) is currently in talks with several different cable channels to distribute its international commodity-centered television show “Global Bites.”

Les Schwab collects 3,500 toys in Valley

Les Schwab Tire Centers helped collect more than 3,500 toys for the Great Valley Toy Drive this past holiday season, making the toy haul one of the largest ever for the event. 

Pacific Ethanol announces record earnings

Shares of Pacific Ethanol surged more than 11 percent to $10.40 in after-hours trading Wednesday afternoon after the low-carbon, renewable fuels manufacturer reported record fourth quarter and full year earnings.

Fresno's Storyland needs $500K to reopen

Photo contributed from the Rotary Storyland Playland Facebook page. Storyland Playland has announced an emergency plan calling for a cash infusion of $500,000 in order to open in time for the 2015 season. The money would be used for repairs and three months of operational costs at the child literacy-themed Storyland, while neighboring Playland will remain shuttered.

Fresno Pacific to partner for educational doctorate

Fresno Pacific University (FPU) will host the George Fox University Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D) beginning this spring. The doctorate is geared towards K-12 administrators and those who want to go into higher education, particularly the student life and financial aid fields. 

Valley economic index slips in February but remains positive

For the 15th consecutive month, the San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index tallied a positive reading of the Valley economy.

New low-power radio station to play classic hits

A low-power radio station dedicated to classic hits from artists like Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand launched in Fresno County last month. 

SLO-based Meathead Movers expands to Fresno

San Luis Obispo-based Meathead Movers opened a Fresno office at the beginning of February, hiring nine local student athletes.A San Luis Obispo-based moving company focused on harnessing the strength of student athletes recently expanded to cover the Central Valley by opening an office in northwest Fresno.

West Hills Coalinga plans 'metric' cycling event

Registration is now open for the second annual West Hills Metric Century cycling event on March 21. 

Visalia weighs new downtown hotel to lure conventions

The Visalia City Council is exploring the development of a new hotel near the Visalia Convention Center.