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List rates Fresno good for drivers

Fresno made it near the top of a new list rating cities on how accommodating they are to drivers.

Marketers target deals direct to mobile devices

LiveDeal is a geo-location based advertising service that enables restaurants to offer short-term, real-time discounts to customers via their mobile devices.Hungry consumers shopping for food deals at their favorite restaurants can now do so on their mobile phone using search engines like LiveDeal and moGRUB.

Webinar to teach Valley leaders board governance

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will share on how board members of Valley companies and nonprofits can strengthen their organizations during a webinar on July 2.

State: Fresno County unemployment reaches 5-year low

Fresno County's unemployment rate for May was 10.5 percent, the first time it was below 11 percent since September 2008.Bolstered by increasing activity on Central Valley farms, unemployment rates in May continued dropping to levels that haven't been seen since before the 2008 financial crisis.

Farm bureau awards drought reporting

From left, Ken Tatami, Patrick Cavanaugh, Heidi Waggoner, Mark Grossi and Mark Sorensen Six local media professionals reporting on California's drought were awarded during the Fresno County Farm Bureau's 20th Celebrating Friends of Agriculture dinner last night.

Grizzlies manager to lead league's All-Star team

Bob MarianoBob Mariano, third-year manager of the Fresno Grizzlies, was named manager of the Pacific Coast League's All-Star team when they play the International League on July 16 in Durham, N.C.

Survey seeks input on Fresno area bus systems

Fresno and Clovis residents have until June 23 to give input on how they would like to see its transit systems improved in the area.

Report: Fresno college gap high among Latinos

More than 15,000 Latinos in Fresno County will but shut out of college opportunities in the next 10 years, a new report showed.

Homegrown cinema membership gains steam

Keith Walker holds membership cards for Red Bluff’s Prime Cinemas, the fourth theatre in California to adopt the Movie Heroes membership model.What Netflix did for television, Oakhurst residents Matt Sconce and Keith Walker are doing for movie theaters and even converting some couch potatoes back to the cinema in the process.

Ruiz Foods starts $20M expansion in Denison, Tex.

Ruiz Foods of Dinuba has begun Phase II of an expansion of its Denison, Tex. manufacturing facility.