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Bravo Farms opens Kettleman City location

The new Bravo Farms location in Kettleman City is now open for business.Bravo Farms owner Jonathan Van Ryn opened his long awaited Kettleman City Bravo Farms location last week.

Board delays Chukchansi leadership decision

Leadership of the Chukchansi Indian tribe has been in dispute since December 2011.The rightful leaders of the tribe that runs the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold is still in doubt pending an order today by the Interior Board of Indian Appeals to have an administrative judge weigh in on the years-long dispute.

Obamacare discussion planned

Zocalo Public Square will present the discussion “Will Obamacare Fail Fresno?” at 7 p.m. April 30 at Frank's Place at Warnors Center for the Performing Arts, 1432 Fulton St. in Fresno.

Nunna appointed dean of Lyles College

Dr. Ram NunnaA national search for the new dean of the Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State ended when interim dean Dr. Ram Nunna was selected for the position on a permanent basis.

Scorecard: Community college completion down

Completion rates came down to 48.1 percent for California community college students seeking a degree or transfer.Completion rates dropped throughout California's community college system, a testament of the five years of deep budget cuts that stifled opportunities for students.

Valley counties get PG&E payments

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. paid more than $302 million in property taxes and franchise fees across its service territory, boosting revenues for cash-starved Valley counties.

California drought spawns well drilling boom 


(AP) — The scarcity of irrigation water in drought-stricken California has created such a demand for well drilling services that Central Valley farmer Bob Smittcamp is taking matters into his own hands.

Fresno technology firm raises $2M in investment

Aplos SoftwareA Fresno software company has raised $2 million in private investment to expand its suite of products geared toward the nonprofit sector.

Walmart growing big, growing small in Fresno

Walmart expects to complete the refurbishing of a former Mervyn’s location in Central Fresno by the summer. The 107,000 square-foot building has been empty for five years.Walmart expects to complete the refurbishing of a former Mervyn’s location in Central Fresno by the summer. The 107,000 square-foot building has been empty for five years.Walmart believes a 107,000 square-foot former Mervyn’s location is a good fit for a Fresno supercenter as it kicks off a multimillion-dollar project to refurbish the interior of the store located at Ashlan and Blackstone avenues for a summer opening.

Antique Farm Equipment Show upcoming

Antique Farm Equipment Show in Tulare.
The International Agri-Center will host the 22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show, April 25-27 in Tulare.