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Women Techmakers set for Friday

Encouraging more women to enter the technology community is the goal of a special event at Fresno City College commemorating Women’s History Month.

Zelezny named Fresno State provost

Dr. Lynnette ZeleznyFresno State President Joseph Castro appointed Dr. Lynnette Zelezny as new provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Visalia Unified unveils solar project

Sixth graders at Highland Elementary School in Visalia learn about solar panels.Students at Highland Elementary School learned about solar power as the Visalia Unified School District unveiled its 12 new solar installations.

The Business Journal wins advertising award

Designers Leah Canseco-Decker and Arturo Pineda of The Business Journal won a gold award at the American Advertising Awards.The Business Journal was named among the dozens of publishers, studios and advertising agencies praised for their work during the American Advertising Awards dinner Friday.

Developers scramble for bare land to build houses

Bare land, such as this Fresno location near Clinton Street and Polk Avenue, is fewer and far between for homebuilders. A turning point has been reached in the local home construction business.

Farmer earmarks $2,500 for Make-a-Wish Foundation

Local farmer Ken Carvalho has directed a $2,500 donation to the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central California.

Fresno ranks low in youth employment

Employment prospects in Fresno are dismal for young people and not so good for everyone else either, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution.

Fresno workshop to discuss new tax credits

The Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce will host one of more than a dozen workshops around the state to educate businesses about the new California Competes tax credit program.

EPA awards school official, dairyman

Ben Curti, owner of Curtimade Dairy in Tulare.A Kings Canyon Unified School District official and a Tulare County dairyman were awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their clean energy work.

State water board grants high-speed rail permit

The State Water Resources Control Board has given the high-speed rail project the OK to start construction between Madera and Fresno.