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  1. Suspect charged in officer-involved shooting on Bay BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Fresno man is in county jail in connection with an officer-involved shooting that closed the Bay Bridge for several hours over the weekend, the California Highway Patrol said. Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, officers were investigating a vehicle collision that shut down the bridge's eastbound lanes when a red Cadillac, ignoring police-issued commands to stop, drove along the right shoulder toward the crash site.

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  2. While suicide is the second-leading cause of death for teenagers ages ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Pacifica Tribune

    About 24 hours after a Clovis High School boy killed himself in early March, his cell phone buzzed. The incoming text was the latest in a conversation thread among the deceased boy and three teenage girls before he died.

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  3. A page for an eighth-grade class was decorated with Confederate flags and a Ku Klux Klan symbol.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Campbell Reporter

    The yearbook of a Fresno middle school is being reprinted because a page for an eighth-grade class was decorated with Confederate flags and a Ku Klux Klan symbol. Fresno Unified said Monday that the page was created by students who did not realize the symbols' meanings, and that the teacher was not involved in the design.

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  4. a Chop shop for beehivesa leads to suspect in huge California bee heistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a man accused of stealing thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California's almond orchards, one of the biggest such thefts on record. The case has thrown a spotlight on a business many probably never knew existed: Beekeepers move their colonies around the United States by truck, renting them out to farmers to pollinate their flowering crops.

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  5. NCS swimming: Monte Vista girls, Campo boys win team titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Monte Vista's Zoie Hartman competes in the girls 100-yard breaststroke final during the North Coast Section swim championships at the Concord Community Pool in Concord, Calif., on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Hartman would place first with a time of 1:00.59.

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  6. California gun owners challenge statea s large magazine banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A group of California gun owners is challenging the state's ban on large capacity magazines, saying it violates their constitutional rights. The federal lawsuit filed Friday in Fresno seeks to overturn the ban on owning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

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  7. Guacamole costs to jump as avocado shortage sparks record pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    That bowl of guacamole on Cinco de Mayo will be more expensive this year, as avocado prices rise to a record on surging demand and a smaller crop in Mexico and California. A 10-kilogram box of Hass avocados from the state of Michoacan, Mexico's biggest producer, cost 530 pesos Thursday, according to the government.

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  8. Police: Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at randomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Fresno police members walk near a shooting scene Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. A Fresno police detective stands over the body of one of the three shooting victims Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Fresno, Calif.

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  9. Updates: 3 shot, killed in California; suspected gunman caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says the suspect in a shooting that killed three people in downtown Fresno told police he hates white people and shouted "God is great" in Arabic before the killings. All three victims in Tuesday's killings were white.

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  10. California professor apologizes for anti-Trump tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    An American history professor at Fresno State University in California apologized Thursday for a tweet that said President Donald Trump "must hang" to save American democracy. The professor, Lars Maischak, said he has temporarily left Fresno while the university is on spring break, after receiving death threats and hundreds of hate emails since the tweet was highlighted by far-right websites such as Breitbart News.

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  11. South Bay, Peninsula students head to Geography BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Dhruv Kannan, a sixth grader at Delphi Academy of Campbell, is among 25 students from Santa Clara County who will compete in the 2017 California National Geographic State Bee on March 31 in Fresno. Three students from San Mateo County and 25 from Santa Clara County will compete in the California National Geographic State Bee March 31 at California State University, Fresno.

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  12. Fresno: Dead man had been hit by car, possibly involved in shootingRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A dead man found in central Fresno had possibly been involved in both a shooting and a hit-and-run Tuesday night. The man in his 30s was found east of Gettysburg Avenue and Augusta Street after Fresno police received calls about a shooting around 8 p.m., said Lt.

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  13. Californiana s German burger joint buffeted by Trump politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    BERLIN In Germany, he was a California boy made good: a 29-year old from Fresno whose thriving burger joint in the western city of Essen served up towering plates of greasy American goodness. What followed - a de facto boycott of his restaurant, followed by its surprise rescue by the German right - suggests how the polarization of the Trump era has gone global.

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  14. College Hotline: Pac-12 football recruiting for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Actually, teams have been recruiting for for 2018 for two or three years already. We're not prepared to provide an outlook on 2020 signees - that seems excessive, even for the Hotline.

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  15. Best animal photos: Fritz the polar bear and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A white-handed gibbon drinks warm tea at the zoo in Debrecen, Hungary, Jan. 25 2017. Murchison follows his mother Tula from the Giraffe House at Chester Zoo in Chester, north-west England.

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  16. Mattress recycling program grows in Bay Area, but some areas left outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Old mattresses are seen before they're crushed by a baler at the Blue Marble Materials recycling center in San Leandro, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The Bye Bye Mattress program kicked off in Jan. 2016 to help rid landfills, streets and waterways of discarded mattresses.

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  17. Los Gatos: Escudero nails seventh at rugged CIT wrestling tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Los Gatos wrestling standout Alex Escudero, right, placed seventh at 147 pounds at the prestigious CIT event held last weekend in Morro Bay. The Gatos junior is ranked No.

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  18. California thieves steal 190,000 beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 bee hives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. Lloyd Cunniff tells the Great Falls Tribune it appeared the thieves used semitrailers to steal about 190,000 bees sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning in Yuba City, California.

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  19. Football recruiting: SJSU, Fresno State offer Cal commitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Freedom linebacker and Cal Poly commit Kyle Harmon still receiving lots of attention from other schools hoping to flip him their way. Freedom High linebacker Kyle Harmon, seen here with his mother Cherri, will visit UNLV this weekend.

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  20. Yosemite: 5 things you probably dona t knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    This mountain cabin at Wawona's Pioneer Yosemite History Center belonged to George Anderson, the climber who first scaled Half Dome in 1875. You may think you know Yosemite - the breathtaking landscapes, the Ansel Adams photographs, even the John Muir-Teddy Roosevelt camping lore.

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