6 p.m.:FRIANT - The water has begun flowing for the restoration project.
New economic estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau show what most Valley residents already knew: Things were worse in 2008 than they were in 2007. And experts suggest they're even bleaker now. People earned less money last year, and more of them lived in poverty, according to the Census Bureau's 2008 American Community Survey. via www.fresnobee.com
What does it say about Fresno and Clovis that small, independently owned women's clothing boutiques keep popping up and surviving the recession? That we really are fashion-minded people? That the lack of high fashion shopping like in Union Square in San Francisco means we turn to locally owned shops? via fresnobeehive.com