Business Reporter, Fresno Bee
Reporter (high-speed rail & business) for The Fresno Bee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tweets are mine, all mine! Follows, retweets are NOT endorsements!
news.fresnobeehive.com — Baggage fees and more pump airline revenues by Tim Sheehan on America's largest airlines, apparently incapable of making ends meet just on ticket sales, are increasingly relying on ancillary charges such as baggage fees and reservation-change fees in their efforts to turn a profit. In a release of financial data today, the U.S.
fresnobee.com — Kings County opponents of high-speed rail are battling the project's leadership to avoid merging the county's lawsuit into a case on the issuance of bonds to build tracks through the San Joaquin Valley.
fresnobee.com — Experts say it's never too late to learn good financial habits such as budgeting, balancing a checkbook, managing credit cards and saving and investing. Several financial education programs show that it's never really too early, either. At Fresno's McLane High School, students run an on-campus bank branch.
fresnobee.com — A second round of testing will be held Saturday at the Fresno Convention Center for jobs at a new Covered California state insurance exchange call center in Fresno. Applicants for Program Technician 2 and Program Technician 3 positions must sign up online to get an exam time: here for the program tech 2 exam; here for the program tech 3 exam.
fresnobee.com — Larry Powell, who has served as Fresno County's superintendent of schools since 2006, will retire in June, 18 months before his current term in office expires. Powell, 65, said he believes the county Office of Education's financial situation has stabilized, after facing a 21% decline in funds from the state over the past six years, to enable him to step away to pursue other interests including motivational speaking, writing and acting.
fresnobee.com — After an on-again, off-again existence since last winter, the Gateway Ice Center has a new lease on life -- for at least one more year. A new nonprofit organization, the Central Valley Ice Sports Foundation, is being formed to raise money and utilize tax credits in hopes of purchasing and expanding the Fresno rink west of Highway 99.
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