Selma Hyundai in the Selma Auto Mall has reopened across the street from its old location so a new Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership can take its place.
The Chrysler dealership will be the newest dealership for Selma Auto Mall owner Dwight Nelson, who also owns a Chrysler dealership in Hanford. The Hanford dealership closed during the Chrysler bankruptcy, but reopened in January after Nelson contested the franchise revocation.
Amber Nelson, marketing executive for Selma Auto Mall, said Chrysler is back on the rise.
"Selma's now going to have all three domestic car lines," she said. "That's an accomplishment for Selma."
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The dealership will create about 45 jobs, Nelson said. It is expected to open Sept. 1, joining other Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealerships in the Valley, such as ones in Modesto, Madera and Fresno.
Shaver gets amphitheater
The town of Shaver Lake has a new attraction this summer: an amphitheater.
The 150-seat amphitheater is next to the Central Sierra Historical Society near its museum at 42642 Tollhouse Road.
It was paid for by a donation from the Boogaert family and dedicated to Bob and Frances Boogaert, who made enjoying the Sierra a central part of their lives.
The amphitheater is on property owned by Camp Edison, a nearby campground built by Southern California Edison and within walking distance for campers.
The historical society hopes to host classic films like "The Sound of Music" and others at the amphitheater.
The group is raising funds to add amenities to the site, including possibly buying a film projector.
Organizers also hope to host live music and theater. The amphitheater is available for weddings and other events.
"Our hopes are to start making it a very family oriented location," said Katie Blanchard, who works at the Central Sierra Historical Society museum.
Ultrasound studio opens
A nondiagnostic ultrasound studio opened in Clovis in May.
Charlotte Garcia, owner of Peek-A-Boo4DView, said she takes pictures in color, 3-D and 4-D -- with the baby in motion.
"It's a good bonding experience with not just the mother, but the entire family to actually see what the baby looks like," she said.
Garcia is a licensed sonographer with nine years experience. This is elective ultrasound imagery and should not replace diagnostic ultrasounds, Garcia said.
Her office is at 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite H1. She said it is a very homey atmosphere with a loveseat, couches and a flat-screen TV. Customers must schedule an appointment.
It joins another nondiagnostic ultrasound studio in the area, InVision Ultrasound in Fresno.