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Visalia Convention Center reports strong results

The Visalia Convention Center opened in April 1972.The Visalia Convention Center increased its revenues 6 percent in the last fiscal year as the number of events held there set a record.

Majestic Mountain Loop idea wins award

Yosemite National Park's Glacier Point is one of many stops along the Majestic Mountain Loop to highlight California's Sierra country.The Majestic Mountain Loop, a promotion that offers visitors an itinerary to explore three national parks, was awarded for its creativity by the Western Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

European Wax Center to debut at River Park

Kathy Franklin will open the Valley’s first European Wax Center location at the Shops at River Park this fall.

Assemi to be honored by Fresno State

Granville Homes President Darius Assemi will be honored with the Fresno State Alumni Association's Top Dog Distinguished Alumnus Award on Oct. 18 for his achievements since graduating from the university.

T.J. Maxx opening in Visalia Oct. 13

T.J. Maxx has 1,061 stores across the country.A new T.J. Maxx apparel stores will be opening in Visalia Oct. 13, joining two other Valley locations in Fresno and Clovis.

Fresno's Netafim wins international water award

Netafim President Igal Aisenberg accepts award
Netafim, the world’s largest irrigation company with U.S. headquarters in Fresno, has received the international 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award.

Fresno-Yosemite International soaring to record '13

Kevin Meikle, director of Fresno's aviation department, anticipates FYI to hit new records this year.Years after the downturn dramatically scaled back air travel, Fresno Yosemite International Airport is seeing ridership flourish once again along with some other record numbers to reap national recognition.

Fresno workshops to collect Fulton Mall input

The Fulton Mall in downtown Fresno may be reconstructed in coming years to allow for vehicle traffic.The City of Fresno will be hosting a series of workshops in October to get input from residents on how they would like to see the Fulton Mall rebuilt.

Reedley's Gar Tootelian ag business of 2013

Karen Musson
Baker, Peterson & Franklin certified public accountants named Gar Tootelian Inc. of Reedley ag business of the year at a ceremony Wednesday at the Big Fresno Fair.

USDA warns CA poultry producer linked to outbreak

(AP) — The Agriculture Department is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country.