Fresno Business News

News from Fresno, California (CA) USA – Fresno business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Includes technology, finance, entertainment, non-profit and civic news.


The City of Fresno and XG Communities announce 100 site small cell 4.9G / 5G deployment

FRESNO, Calif., July 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, XG Communities, LLC announced the first of over 100 new 4.9G / 5G small cell sites utilizing city-owned infrastructure in the City of Fresno. The network, which is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2018, will cover over half of the City with the latest wireless technology. This places Fresno as a clear market leader among the first cities nationwide to commence the roll-out of advanced small cell networks.

EPIC adds Broker-Producer Tim House in Fresno, California Office

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property & Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC’s Fresno, California office.

5 BARS to Develop Wireless Marketing Plan and Small Cell Program for City of Fresno, California

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities, dba XG Communities, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing agreements and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced today an agreement to develop a Wireless Marketing Plan for the City of Fresno, California.

EPIC adds DeAnna Slater in Fresno

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that DeAnna Slater has joined as a principal and property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm’s Fresno office. She will report locally to managing principal, Terri Parreira.

Central Valley Tea Party Issues Commendations and Censures to Valley Congressmen

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party (CVTP), in conjunction with Merced Tea Party, North Valley Patriots, Mariposa Tea Party, Bakersfield Tea Party, Tehachapi Tea Party and Central Coast Freedom Rallies, has issued commendations to Congressmen Tom McClintock and Jeff Denham and censures to Congressmen Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes and David Valadao based on their votes on H.R. 2775, the 2014 Continuing Appropriations Act.

EPIC Expands Fresno Office: California’s Fastest Growing Insurance Broker Moves into Larger Offices to Meet Growing Local Demand

FRESNO, Calif., March 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First opening the doors of a Fresno office in July of 2012, California’s fastest growing insurance brokerage is already expanding to meet local demand. EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage that started with just two principals, has since added four more brokers specializing in property and casualty and employee benefits, as well as claims advocacy, account management and client service positions.

EPIC adds principals Chad Seiler and Steve Parson in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Chad Seiler and Steve Parson as property and casualty insurance brokers and principals in its Fresno office. Seiler and Parson bring an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers’ compensation cost control to EPIC.

EPIC welcomes principal Terri Parreira to Fresno

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Terri Parreira as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its Fresno office. Parreira brings an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers’ compensation cost control to EPIC.

Central Valley’s Biggest Phone Banking Event – Ever!

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night meeting on November 1, 2012. Several candidates will be in attendance to rally participants.

EPIC welcomes Benefits Consultant Adam Medeiros

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Adam Medeiros as an employee benefits consultant in its Fresno office. Medeiros brings his extensive knowledge of group health and welfare benefits, including ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA, to EPIC’s rapidly expanding Fresno team.

EPIC adds Joe Dunn as Vice President of Workers Compensation Claims

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Dunn as Vice President, Workers Compensation Claims in its Fresno office. Dunn brings eleven years of experience in workers compensation, settlement negotiation, and Medicare sectors to EPIC.

EPIC adds Sarah Ledbetter as Account Manager in Fresno office

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Sarah Ledbetter as a property and casualty insurance account manager in its Fresno office. Ledbetter brings extensive experience in customer service and the management of commercial insurance and risk management programs to EPIC.

EPIC adds Patrick McCaleb and Phil Grove as Principals in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Patrick McCaleb and Phil Grove as principals in EPIC’s newest office located in Fresno.

Fresno Business Owners Revolt Against High Speed Rail

FRESNO, Calif., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on ‘Mayday,’ Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to ‘oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.’

100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail, PRESS CONFERENCE on May 2, 2012

FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.

SELECT TRIAL used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R)

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, emphasizes that the SELECT TRIAL results – that were announced yesterday – used a form of selenium known as selenomethionine. The SELECT TRIAL found no effects of either selenomethionine or vitamin E on the incidence of prostate cancer. See Related Website at cypsystems.com.

Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?

FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, ‘A what toilet…?!?’ You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn’t flush. ‘Things are changing,’ says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.

Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign Using SelenoExcell(R)

FRESNO, Calif., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chairman and CEO, Paul Willis stated, ‘Just like his previous career at a large agribusiness company, Dr. Mark E. Whitacre has risen fast at Cypress Systems, Inc, last month being named the company’s chief operating officer and president of operations.’ Now Cypress and Whitacre are focusing their energy on an aggressive cancer prevention campaign in order to get Americans-and people around the world-to consume a special type of selenium known as SelenoExcell(R).

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him

FRESNO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.

F and M Tool and Plastics Announces Opening of Smartware Products Division

FRESNO, Calif., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — F & M Tool and Plastics Inc., in Leominster Mass., a molding firm specializing in manufacturing eco friendly products, has announced the opening of Smartware Products, a division of F & M Tool and Plastics, a sales and distribution center in the Central Valley of California.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Joins Management Team at Cypress Systems, Inc.

FRESNO, Calif. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has hired Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team effective January 1, 2007 as COO & President, Technology and Business Development, following the opening of a new office in Pensacola, Florida in December, 2006.

For Patients with Primary-Progressive MS, Diamonds Really are a Best Friend

FRESNO, Calif. – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kaizer Diamonds International, Inc., an industry leader in quality wholesale diamonds and diamond jewelry, today announced that they are beginning another Mystery Auction on eBay (eBay user ID – kdi-inc) to benefit research into new treatments for Primary-Progressive MS. The hidden treasure chest, prepared by Kaizer Diamonds, is guaranteed to contain items worth at least $100,000. All mystery items will be accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity as well as an appraisal.

Fresno Home Ownership Program Celebrates Success and Announces New Home Buyer Workshop Schedule

FRESNO, Calif. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Pacific Housing & Finance Agency, joining with City Councilmember Cynthia Sterling, congratulate 11 Fresno families who took a major step toward home ownership during the past year through the Public Lease-Purchase program Sterling launched in Fresno last June.

Kaizer Diamonds Announces Mystery Auction to Fund Multiple Sclerosis Research

FRESNO, Calif. — June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kaizer Diamonds International, Inc., an industry leader in quality wholesale diamonds and diamond jewelry, today announced that it will begin holding mystery auctions on eBay to benefit MS research. The hidden treasure chest, prepared by Kaizer Diamonds, is guaranteed to contain items worth at least $100,000.00.