While businesses and residents in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties recycle more items than ever, things are about to get even greener thanks to a new state law.
A new breed of food truck has blazed a trail to the Central Valley and staked out its territory in the culinary landscape, and foodies-on-the-go could not be happier.
When Dutch immigrants Walter and Lenneke Bulk decided to start their own business nearly 30 years ago, there was never any doubt that it would involve making Gouda cheese.
Summer has officially arrived in the Central Valley and with it are more farmers markets than you can shake an ear of corn at.
Savvy workers and business owners are focusing on one of the only industries that remained stable throughout the recession: health care.
Ceremonies may be less traditional, budgets may be tighter, and the recession may be taking its own sweet time in abating, but one thing is for sure: people still want to get married.
Local county fairs are still going strong in the Central Valley despite evolving demographics, lost funding, and shifting run dates. In the Central Valley, the San Joaquin County Fair and the Stanislaus County Fair have changed with the times to maintain their popularity throughout the recession.
The sun continues to shine brightly on solar energy as a good investment for Central Valley businesses thanks to local utility rebates and low equipment costs, and despite the loss of some incentive programs.