Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Fresno County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

34 min ago | The Fresno Bee

Fresno man arrested in theft of go-kart

A 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday after crashing a stolen go-kart, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Police: Clovis man tries to evade officers in their own van

A Clovis man with a "Fast and Furious" driving style and a wish to stay out of jail was apprehended Saturday night after he crashed the police van he stole in a daring attempt to escape his first arrest of the evening, Clovis police said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Clovis, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Suspects in Reedley-area armed robbery sought

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to identify suspects in an armed robbery Thursday afternoon near Reedley in which a 17-year-old and his 8-year-old brother were held at gunpoint.

Comment?

Related Topix: Reedley, CA

The Fresno Bee

One-way traffic control on Highway 33 next week in Coalinga

Because of a pavement rehabilitation project, Highway 33 in Fresno County will be reduced to one-way traffic control from Phelps Avenue to just north of Palmer Avenue near Coalinga from Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Commuters are asked to pay close attention to construction vehicles and personnel at all times.

Comment?

Related Topix: Coalinga, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy and A Man Accused of Breaking Into A Home Get Into A Fight

A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering after getting into a fight with a man trying to break into a home.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors revisit high-speed rail concerns

High-speed rail will likely be a political piata again Tuesday, as the Fresno County Board of Supervisors takes another swing at deciding how it feels about California's proposed bullet-train program.

Comment?

Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Kings County, CA, Hanford, CA

The Fresno Bee

West Nile virus threat could be worst ever, Fresno County health officials say

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

Comment?

Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

West Nile virus threat could be worst ever, Fresno County health officials say

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

Comment?

Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Fresno, CA, Entomology, Science

KMPH-TV Fresno

Special Investigation: Why Are Ambulance Bills So Expensive?

If you need an ambulance in the Fresno area, get ready for sticker shock. It turns out ambulance bills are expensive and there are several reasons why.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Medicare, Medicaid, Health, Tulare County, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Annual back-to-school backpack giveaway for westside Fresno County residents

Mendota resident Ignacio Gutierrez will sponsor his annual back-to-school backpack giveaway at noon Sunday on the corner of Seventh Street between Oller and Naples streets in Mendota.

Comment?

Related Topix: Mendota, CA

Los Angeles Times

Major California reservoirs below 50% capacity as drought wears on

The Bridge Bay Marina at Lake Shasta reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22. A nearly-empty boat house and dock are dwarfed by land at the drought-stricken Lake Isabella on July 12. A nearly-empty boat house and dock are dwarfed by land at the drought-stricken Lake Isabella on July 12. A couple strolls with their dog along a dusty ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Shasta, CA, Marina, CA, Lake Isabella, CA

Examiner.com

Drought Forces New Rules on Lawn Watering

Fresno City officials announced that they are restricting lawn watering to two days a week, effective August 1st, according to the Fresno Bee today .

Comment?

Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Preview of Hmong exhibit set for Friday in Fresno

A preview launch for a 2015 exhibit honoring Hmong immigrants will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. The mixer is free and open to the public.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County gets relief in jail-staffing dispute with state

Fresno County lawyers got a 90-day stay Wednesday from a Fresno County Superior Court judge in a lawsuit against the state Public Employment Relations Board.

Comment?

The Fresno Bee

Motorcyclist dies in Millerton Road crash

A 52-year-old motorcyclist died in a solo crash Sunday afternoon on Millerton Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Grape harvest training set Thursday in Easton

The fourth annual Raisin and Wine Grape Mechanical Harvest Safety Training is set for Thursday at the CPDES Hall in Easton, 172 W. Jefferson Ave. Training will be provided in both English and Spanish.

Comment?

Related Topix: Easton, CA, Raisin, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Four rescued from Kings River east of Sanger

The adults were floating down the river on a large raft around 6 p.m. when the raft overturned and became stuck in tree branches along the river near the 14000 block of East Goodfellow Avenue.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sanger, CA

The Modesto Bee

IRS employee charged with identity theft

Viririana Hernandez, a 30-year-old Fresno County woman, and three of her friends stole $1.2 million from 160 people, many IRS employees, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Fresno Bee

Famous face gives career advice at Fresno job fair

Geraldo Rivera at left and David Rose talk at a Manchester Center job fair on July 22, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fresno, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KION 46

Animal hoarder permanently barred from having contact with animals

Under the terms of the agreement, Crystal Kisicki and St. Francis All Creature Rescue and Sanctuary are barred from possessing or "rescuing" any animal, selling or adopting out animals, working or interacting with animals, or adopting, buying or otherwise procuring any animals from any source.

Comment?

Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Tulare County, CA

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••