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New Fresno Effort Aims to Unleash Young Workers, Boost Businesses

A just-unveiled program in Fresno is designed to bridge a long-standing gap between graduation and career for young adults, and turbo-charge the area's economy. Savanah Ruiz, who graduates in a few weeks from Duncan Poly, is an example of the potential that the Career Nexus program provides for students and businesses....

General Plan Needs to Do More for Market Rate Housing, Councilmen Say

Update, 11/14/2019, 9:30 a.m.: Councilman Luis Chavez pulled the General Plan item from today's council agenda, continuing it until Dec. 5. He says he wants to wait for Mayor Lee Brand to return from his vacation in order to support the resolution. Also, Councilman Miguel Arias added his name as...

Fresno is the Future, Gov. Newsom's Economic Adviser Says

Gov. Gavin Newsom's chief economic adviser believes in Fresno. As the California Economic Summit convened at the downtown Double Tree Hotel ballroom, an estimated 900 attendees from around the state listened to what makes Fresno tick. And holding it here is key for Lenny Mendonca. Listen to this article: "It's...