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Fresno firm taking advertising to the skies

Boling Associates of Fresno has purchased an airship that features 2,500 square feet of interchangeable advertising space on each side. It should be operational by March. Photo illustration via Boling Air Media.In the age of mobile Internet, old-school aerial advertising might seem a little out of step.

Fresno firm lands award for Tulare County bridge

ACEC award banquet
Cornerstone Structural Engineering Group of Fresno has received a Small Firm Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of California (ACECCA) for its work on the Mountain Road 319 Bridge in Tulare County.

Patterson-to-Westlands water transfer on tap

Canals to carry transferred water.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has released environmental documents on a requested water transfer of 1,500 acre-feet of water from Patterson Irrigation District north of Los Banos to Westlands Water District in Fresno.

Fresno tech startup in IBM competition Feb. 6

Fresno-based agricultural technology company OnFarm will be pitching its concept before investors on February 6 as one of eight finalists worldwide for a competition by IBM.

PG&E grant funds Riverdale school field trips

Students of Burrel Elementary School in Riverdale will get a closer took at solar energy and hydropower this spring thanks to a $5,000-grant from Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

Economist: Fuel prices down, wealth up in ’14, beyond

Wells Fargo economist Gary Schlossberg spoke at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Fresno last week to give his assessment of what businesses can expect in the year ahead.

Moore named president of Fresno's Dumont Printing

Dumont Printing names new president.
Susan Early has retired as president of Dumont Printing in Fresno after 36 years with the company.

Chicken plant reopens after cockroach cleanup

(AP) — A Central California chicken processing plant has resumed operations after shutting down for two weeks to combat an infestation of cockroaches.

Fresno’s WET-incubated companies raised $7M last year

The Water and Energy Technology Center at Fresno StateOne of the region’s best-known hubs for business startup assistance, the Central Valley Business Incubator has recently assumed a new title with a revamped mission focused on helping entrepreneurs in the water and energy sector.

Madera man sentenced for bogus websites

Former Madera resident Phillip Jacob Shinen was sentenced in federal court yesterday to 27 months in prison for profiting off of websites that failed to deliver on his promises.