Portrait of Gavin Newsom

Newsom Must Keep His Big Promise to the Valley: Editorial

Fred Ruiz eloquently stated earlier this year why the San Joaquin Valley needs representation on the University of California Board of Regents. "The San Joaquin Valley is the heart of California’s fertile agricultural region. It is home to more than 4 milli...
A pistachio tree in Central California

Trump Tariffs Worry Valley Farmers

How exactly will the Trump tariffs affect the economy? American businesses will soon find out and adjust as some of the United States’ largest trading partners announced retaliatory measures. Mexico and Canada announced a litany of products they plan to add...

Business Forecast Points to Strong Valley Growth

The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index advanced to 59.0 from October’s 58.2 — a range that points to strong growth. An index greater than 50.0 indicates an expansionary economy over the next three to six months, Fresno State News reported Monday, Dec...