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Papapavlo’s successfully transitions to new Lincoln Center North

From a small café opened in 1990 at 7575 Pacific Avenue, Papapavlo’s grew into a Mediterranean Bistro & Wine Bar and then grew too big for its original location. Owners…

Bike sales increase with gas prices

While most businesses are feeling the sting of skyrocketing gas prices, Central Valley bike shops are enjoying increased sales as residents turn to bicycles to reduce their transportation costs. “We’ve…

Young chefs serve up fresh valley ingredients

A new generation of chef is bringing something different to the table in the Central Valley by highlighting simply prepared, local products. “We are trying to push the envelope for…

Paragary’s Bar and Grill

Paragary’s Bar and Grill came to town with a shining culinary reputation and a nagging financial controversy. Now, open for two months, diners find the Paragary’s experience terrific and not…

Valley businesses see a silver lining

With home foreclosures at an all time high and an uncertain economy on the horizon, industries linked to the housing market expect 2008 to be trying.  Yet despite the projected…