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1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle
With an arm of the Los Angeles Dodgers set to buy the Class AAA Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Astros' Class AAA affiliate could very well end up in Albuquerque, N.M, next season in a partnership with the Albuquerque Isotopes - the team the Dodgers are leaving behind. There is said to be a chance, too, that the Astros could end up paired with the Fresno Grizzlies, the affiliate the San Francisco Giants are reportedly leaving.
5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
It's no secret: None of us are getting any younger, and more people who are growing old are living longer than ever before. But what most of us tend to shove to the back of our minds is the cost of getting old - a price tag that only gets bigger with each passing year beyond retirement age.
9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The 1926 Bekins-McClatchy home at 3729 E. Huntington Blvd. is among a number of historical structures on Fresno's Huntington Boulevard. Photographed Thursday afternoon August 30, 2001.
13 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Erica Stuart, spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, said Steven George Rhoan of Oakhurst was killed in the backyard of a home on Canoga Drive. Deputies received the call shortly after 9:30 p.m. Rhoan was pronounced dead at the scene, Stuart said.
The left and middle lanes on southbound Highway 99 near Belmont Avenue in central Fresno have been closed for emergency slab repair, Caltrans reported Saturday. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
The U.S. Department of Education will hold Federal Student Aid Roundtable discussions Sept. 24 in Fresno and Sept.
I still feel a little self-conscious when I do that at a classical music concert. It comes from my Presbyterian preacher's kid DNA: Never let 'em see you sleep in church.
A plan to break Fresno Unified into two school districts has new life after two years of work by a collection of business people determined to start a public debate on the topic -- and eventually get a measure on the ballot. It follows an effort just a few years ago when advocates said a split could help end deep-seated ills like a wide achievement gap and high truancy rates.
PRESS RELEASE CHARLIE KEYAN ARMENIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL Contact: Randy Baloian at RandyBaloian@yahoo.com Zaroohi Der Mugrdechian, Principal 108 N. Villa, Clovis, California 93612 Tel: 559-323-1955 Fax: 559-323-1959 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.ckacs.org/ COMMEDIAN KEV ORIKIAN RETURNS TO FRESNO FOR KEYAN SCHOOL BENEFIT FRESNO/CLOVIS - Paul Shaghoian Theater once again roared with laughter as comedian/pianist Kev Orkian regaled an audience of more than 600 with jokes, anecdotes, and music. This is his second performance to benefit the Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School and judging by the crowd's reception, it won't be his last.
Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown has a strong lead over his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, in a new statewide poll released Friday, but 1 in 4 likely voters could not even identify Kashkari, demonstrating the challenge he faces in selling himself to voters this November. The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll found that Brown leads Kashkari 57 percent to 36 percent among likely voters.
Fresno Pacific University President Pete C. Menjares has resigned after serving a little more than two years as head of the private university, the school announced on Friday. "After prayerful consideration, Virginia and I have made the decision to relocate back to Southern California to be closer to our families and to explore new opportunities," Menjares said in a news release.
Nebraska fan Steve Mendyk, who graduated from Nebraska but now lives in Fresno, plays his trumpet with his daughters Katherine, 13, and Caroline, 9, for a room full of Husker fans at the Bulldog Grill in Fresno Friday, September 12, 2014. A large showing of Nebraska fans will descend on Bulldog Stadium on Saturday as the Huskers face Fresno State in their home opener.
A Fresno man with a history of schizophrenia knew what he was doing when he killed another man seven years ago, a jury ruled Friday in Fresno County Superior Court. A jury's verdict means Jerry White, 58, will spend 16 years to life in prison -- not in a state hospital.
Fresno City Hall will hold four community forums over the next two months to review the city's water challenges and possible solutions. Mayor Ashley Swearengin and other city officials gathered Friday morning on the south edge of downtown to announce the schedule and encourage public participation.
A judge on Thursday threatened to throw former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker in jail if he continues to disobey court orders in his long-running child molestation case. Baker, 86, skipped a morning court hearing, prompting Judge Jonathan Conklin to issue a no-bail warrant for his arrest.
Blake Shelton performs at the Save Mart Center in Fresno on his Ten Times Crazier tour Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:37 pm
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