Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fresno lands $3 million fed investment for infrastructure

The Business Journal By Business Journal Staff September 23, 2016 Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) announced today that the City of Fresno will receive $3.04 million to improve infrastructure and boost economic development. The investment award from the Economic Development Administration … Continue reading

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Fresno in line for $70 million in greenhouse gas funding

The Business Journal By Business Journal Staff September 23, 2016 Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula today announced that Fresno is in line to receive $70 million in greenhouse gas reduction funding. The Brown Administration in Sacramento has recommended … Continue reading

Assessor: Fresno County at forefront of solar energy in Valley

The Business Journal By Business Journal Staff September 16, 2016 Fresno County Assessor Paul Dictos announced today that a record number of acres in Fresno County are producing solar energy. More than 3,800 acres in Fresno County are currently producing … Continue reading

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U.S. News Ranks Fresno State Nation’s Top Public University in Graduation Rate Performance

Fresno State News By Kathleen Schock September 14, 2016 California State University, Fresno was singled out as the nation’s best public university in graduation rate performance in U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College rankings issued today. The graduation … Continue reading

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Food Commons Fresno taking healthy food into neighborhood using mobile produce carts

The Fresno Bee By Robert Rodriguez, brodriguez@fresnobee.com September 13, 2016 An organization whose goal is to create and support a better local food system is stepping up its efforts to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to Fresno’s neighborhoods. Food Commons … Continue reading

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First Priority GreenFleet announces new partnership

Central Valley Business Journal By Elizabeth Stevens, estevens@cvbizjournal.com September 12, 2016 STOCKTON — First Priority GreenFleet has announced a new partnership with Efficient Drivetrains. The collaboration will provide clean transportation solutions to public and private commercial fleet operations. Go to … Continue reading