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Developer details plans for Downtown Fresno building

Sevak Kachadurian plans to build 20 additional residential units in the Pacific Southwest Building.The Fulton Mall is poised to become a major artery of the City of Fresno, downtown developers said during a press conference on Aug. 21. 

Valley lodges see big pickup in July

Fresno area lodges earned $17.06 million in July, up from $16.3 million the month before.Valley lodges continued to ride on summer's busy travel season in July, with revenues up nearly $1 million in both the Fresno and Visalia areas.

Investor completes 47-unit housing project in Tulare

WNC, a national real estate investor, announced today the completion of a 47-unit affordable housing community in Tulare.

Salisbury to head Yosemite area visitors bureau

Rhonda SalisburyLongtime travel marketing expert Rhonda Salisbury will take over as the new CEO of the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau in Madera County beginning Sept. 1, the organization announced today.

Foundation offering $275K in environmental grants

The Fresno Regional Foundation announced the opening of its 2014 Environment Grant Cycle, offering $275,000 to community benefit organizations in Fresno, Tulare, Madera, Merced, Kings and Mariposa counties.

Fresno State launches tablet program

Fresno State will be providing 1,200 students with tablets and training this semester as part of President Joseph Castro's new DISCOVERe program.

Fresno State honors college admits 16th class

The Smittcamp Family Honors College at Fresno State admitted its 16th class this week, welcoming 50 high-performing students to the scholarship program.

Wathen-Castanos buys McMillin home lots in Visalia

Fresno's Wathen Castanos has purchased 84 home lots owned by McMillin Homes in Visalia.Fresno-based homebuilder Wathen Castanos purchased the remaining 84 lots owned by McMillin Homes in Visalia this month.

Former Fresno Army barracks being reused

A former Army barracks at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport is becoming useful again for recycled products and as an exhibit honoring the airport's military roots.

Suncrest Bank rated healthy

Suncrest Bank of Visalia was included in a list of the 200 healthiest banks in the country by bank rating website DepositAccounts.com.