Smart Valley Places Final Convention

November 5, 2013: Register Now! Please Join Us For Our Final Convention! Over the past three years the Smart Valley Places partnership has taken an important step forward to promote sustainable and equitable development in the San Joaquin Valley. It is now time to reflect on this experience, and to create a roadmap for continued .. read more

On October 11th, 2013, posted in: Announcement, Recent News by

San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Planners Toolkit

San Joaquin Valley Planners Toolkit Working together since 2006, the eight San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies have been developing the San Joaquin Valley Regional Blueprint to establish a vision for a sustainable land use and transportation scenario in the valley. As part of this effort, the Regional Planning Agencies have developed the Planners’ Toolkit, .. read more

On July 5th, 2011, posted in: Announcement by


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Summary Box: Stocks rise for 4th straight day

GREECE: Stocks rose for a fourth day straight Tuesday on hope that a vote of confidence in the Greek government will help the country avoid default. Worries that a default could lead to a wider financial crisis have dragged on markets since May.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

Beatriz weakens to tropical storm off SW Mexico

Hurricane Beatriz weakened into a tropical storm and headed out to sea Tuesday after pounding Mexico's resort-studded Pacific coast with heavy rains and winds.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

Commodities rise on hope of avoiding Greek default

Most commodity prices rose Tuesday on hopes that Greece will be able to avoid a default on its debt.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

Greek PM survives confidence vote in parliament

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has survived a crucial confidence vote in parliament with 155 votes to 143 and two abstentions. All deputies voted along party lines. Eurozone delays decision on vital Greek loans

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

Summary Box: Barnes & Noble reports 4Q loss

THE NEWS: Barnes & Noble reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.04 per share, weighed down by spending to develop its Nook e-book reader and e-bookstore. Revenue rose 4 percent to $1.37 billion, boosted by higher online and college bookstore revenue.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

JPMorgan to pay $153.6M to settle fraud charges

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $153.6 million to settle civil fraud charges that it misled buyers of complex mortgage investments just as the housing market was collapsing.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by

Calls grow for Greek Marshall Plan

As budget cuts and tax increases push Greece deeper into recession, politicians, economists and business leaders are calling for a new approach – a Marshall Plan that would jolt its economy back to life and give its citizens new hope.

On June 21st, 2011, posted in: Recent News by