South Valley Industrial Collaborative Summit set for November 13

The fourth annual South Valley Industrial Summit will be virtual this year and will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13. SVIC chairman of the board Bruce Nicotero announced that speakers scheduled to date include keynote speakers Melanie Hellwig-White, president of Hellwig Products, and Lance Hastings, president of the California […]

Trade Report: California Exports Rise Despite Tariff Wars

California Chamber of Commerce  October 9, 2018 Susanne T. Stirling   California’s merchandise export trade maintained a growth trajectory in August despite a fall-off in farm exports, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics newly released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Foreign shipments by California businesses totaled $15.18 billion for the month, a nominal 3.3% […]

Suncrest Bank Completes Acquisition of Security First Bank

Suncrest Bank today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Security First Bank in Fresno, CA. The acquisition, which was first announced on September 1st, 2016, was concluded following receipt of shareholder approval for the transaction from the shareholders of Security First Bank and all required regulatory approvals. As of September 30, 2016, Suncrest […]

Team Tulare Takes to the Streets for Business Owners

In 2015, Team Tulare was formed to reach out to local business owners in a big way, while helping the economy of Tulare grow. Today, the team is proactive; reaching out to business by walking the streets. Tulare Chamber of Commerce CEO Ben Brubaker had spent time visiting with other chambers up and down the […]

60+ Vendors to be Featured at PC Job Fair

Porterville College in conjunction with America’s Job Center of California will hold its Fourth Annual Job Fair from 9am-2pm, Tuesday, May 3 in the Porterville College Gymnasium, 100 East College Avenue in Porterville. Priority service will be observed from 9-9:30am for military veterans and their families. More than 60 hiring vendors have already signed up […]