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On The Map: Easton

The Washington Irrigated Colony was established in 1878. It was several farms spread out over seven thousand acres. Here’s what they did: they had 5 sections of land, and they originally divided that up into 175 different farms. Those sections sold like hotcakes, so they had to expand the area,...
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Central Valley joblessness up slightly in June

Central Valley counties saw slight upticks in the unemployment rate for June, according to the latest data from the state Employment Development Department. The nominal increase is a seasonal phenomenon owing to recent graduates entering the job market and educators taking their summer breaks, said Steven Gutierrez, a labor market analyst with the Employment Development Department in Fresno.
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Is ‘Six Flags Over Fresno’ the Real Deal? Developer Looking for Site

A developer associated with the Six Flags theme park company says he has been scouting Central Valley locations. Developer Robert Sonnenblick says Six Flags is “looking at sites” in Fresno and Clovis. There have been several meetings with officials from both cities over the past three months. “Fresno County is...
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What Experts Are Saying About Local Home Prices in 2022 and Beyond

Homes in the Fresno-Clovis-Madera area continue to increase in price, whether new or old. But experts are concerned that market changes could be on the horizon. It is not for lack of demand, but regulations. Permits for new homes in the Fresno-Clovis-Madera region are outpacing last year. But, building industry...
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Most San Joaquin Valley Residents Will Receive Child Tax Credit Starting July 15th

San Joaquin Valley residents could receive a monthly child tax credit of up to $300 starting July 15. The credit will be available to families who make up to $150,000 a year. During a press conference Thursday, Fabiola Gonzalez, executive director of First 5 Fresno County, said many residents were struggling to pay rent long before the pandemic and that continued this past year.