California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley | 2017

2017

 
November 2, 2017

Housing Affordability at 10-Year Low in California

California’s housing affordability hit a 10-year low as tight housing inventory drove home prices higher and reduced purchasing power for home buyers in the third quarter, …

November 1, 2017

Governor’s Office marks Manufacturing Awareness and Appreciation Month with recognition of Valley events

Above. Secretary Karen Ross (center), California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Secretary Alexis Podesta (left), California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (holding frame), and supporters …

 
November 1, 2017

Poll finds high housing cost is barrier to college education in California

By Nanette Asimov The problem with California’s public colleges and universities is not in the quality of their academic offerings-it’s that the schools don’t do enough …

 
November 1, 2017

Tulare County dairies join first of its kind renewable energy project

By Brian Johnson FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN)-Maas Energy Works and Calgren say their project is the first of its kind in California. It is called a pipeline …

 
October 30, 2017

Chevron Gifts $450,000 to Fresno State Engineering, Industrial Technology and Physics Programs

By Tom Uribes Chevron announced a $450,000 donation to Fresno State on Oct. 30 in support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in the …

 
October 30, 2017

How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future

By Ed Coghlan California’s manufacturing sector has long been viewed as a ticket to the middle class. While there are fewer manufacturing jobs than existed a …

 
October 30, 2017

Kaiser Grant to Help Physician Shortage

By The Business Journal Staff A grant by Kaiser Permanente has been made to address the Valley’s physician shortage by adding four more residents to Valley …

 
October 26, 2017

Clean-Air Project Uses Hot Sun to Keep Butter Cool – On Wheels

By David Castellon When you consider where to install solar panels, chances are your first thought is a home or other building. The top of a …

 
October 26, 2017

New center aims to improve science education for Merced students

By Monica Velez, mvelez@mercedsun-star.com Merced City School District officials, elected officials and community members gathered Wednesday for a dedication ceremony to the districts recent learning center, …

 
October 25, 2017

FCC Earns Top Spot for Increase in Transfer Degrees

By Ashleigh Panoo Fresno City College will be honored in December for increasing the number of students earning an associate’s degree for transfer int the past …