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  1. Historic dry-up: No canal water this year to farmers from Fresno Irrigation DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... is receiving nothing from its entitlements to Class 2 water from the Central Valley Project's San Joaquin River or Friant Division. "This is unprecented," Serrato said. "This is the first time we have not been able to provide at least one irrigation ...

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  2. Obituaries for Saturday, May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... manager for 30 years. Private service. Arrangements: Peers Lorentzen Funeral Service. Nancy Lee Chandler, 82, of Friant died May 6. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. May 11 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1149 E. ...

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  3. Vehicle rollover slows traffic on Friant Road north of FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A man in his mid-30s sustained minor injuries after the black Toyota Tacoma pickup he was driving swerved from the southbound lanes of Friant Road into northbound traffic around 3:40 p.m. and overturned near Friant's intersection with Willow and Birkhead avenues, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Dave Salcido said.

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  4. Earth Log: Among drought questions - so, what is Friant Water Authority?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    This intense drought is highlighting some pretty unfamiliar things for many of our readers - like, what is Friant Water Authority? The authority is in the headlines because the drought is causing a shakeup in the organization. The long-time General Manager Ron Jacbosma has stepped aside, and eight of its 21 water district members have bailed.

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  5. Drought shakeup continues as Friant Water Authority general manager steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    In the wake of zero water allocations again this year, Ronald D. Jacobsma has stepped down as general manager of the Friant Water Authority, representing 13 water districts on the San Joaquin Valley's east side. Jacobsma's separation from the authority follows the departure of eight water districts over differences with the board of directors.

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  6. From the edge of Big Table Mountain, this is the view into the gorge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... a survey "looking for information about the potential universe of projects." They got 170 surveys, including one from Friant Water Authority about Temperance Flat. There is still time for that "potential universe" to expand before the state gets ...

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  7. Drought pressure creates cracks in powerful farm water authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    In the San Joaquin Valley's frenzied attempts to cope with the drought crisis, five farm water districts have left the Friant Water Authority, the cornerstone of farm water delivery along 1 million acres. The powerful authority lost a quarter of its membership in the last month over differences in how to battle for more water in an east-Valley farming belt worth several billion dollars annually.

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  8. Seven arrested in Fresno County marijuana growing operation raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Authorities' raids on three Fresno County marijuana growing operations Friday resulted in the arrests of seven people - including three from Florida who were in the Valley for the sole purpose of cultivating marijuana, officials said. The Fresno County Sheriff's Narcotics Team served search warrants at three locations - two on the 20000 block of Auberry Road near Friant and another on the 1700 block of Dearing Avenue in Fresno - where 1,085 marijuana plants were uprooted.

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  9. Obituaries for Thursday, March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Church. Dorman Carl Martin, 81, of Fresno died March 10. He was a police officer. Memorial: 10 a.m. March 28 at Friant Foothill Bible Church. Remembrance: Donor's favorite charity. Arrangements: Jay Chapel. Tom McConkey, 85, of Madera died March 19. ...

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  10. Big Sandy mountain bike raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Menso de Jong rides in the Big Sandy mountain bike race along the San Joaquin River Trail on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The race finished at the Finegold Day Use Area at Millerton Lake, near Friant, California.

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  11. The Big Sandy Mountain Bike RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Riders competed in the annual Big Sandy mountain bike race on the San Joaquin River Trail at Millerton Lake near Friant, California on Sunday. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  12. Dave and Buster's location being considered in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... at their March 26th meeting, though no official agenda has been set. The location would be in the vacant lot off of Friant, near the 41 off-ramp. It would employ anywhere from 140 to 160 people, with 6 to 8 managers. The restaurant would feature ...

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  13. CA: Officials in Madera, Fresno Counties Look at Shared Traffic TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Mass Transit

    ... Fresno County also has about 6,800 homes planned and more than 100 acres of commercial space proposed in the Friant and Millerton Lake area. Alternative transportation also is part of the study, and it will explore mass transit, biking and ...

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  14. Officials in Madera, Fresno counties look at shared traffic trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Fresno County also has about 6,800 homes planned and more than 100 acres of commercial space proposed in the Friant and Millerton Lake area. Alternative transportation also is part of the study, and it will explore mass transit, biking and ...

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  15. EDITORIAL: Water storage projects need critical analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... building Sites reservoir west of the Sacramento River in Northern California and constructing Temperance Flat above Friant on the San Joaquin River. On the other side are those in favor of projects to store water underground, recharging groundwater ...

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  16. Central Valley Project is 'Broken,' California Water Managers SayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... announced that the Central Valley Project will not receive any federal water. "Last year we had a zero allocation at Friant and scrambled to make some water available through some district programs, water purchases, groundwater banks and groundwater ...

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  17. Friant man identified as person shot in Chowchilla police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A 26-year-old Friant man has been identified as the person shot by Chowchilla police after a vehicle pursuit Sunday afternoon. Ricard Castillo crashed into a home in the area of South Third Street and Mariposa Avenue after leading officers on a pursuit just after 4 p.m., according to a police news release.

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  18. Man Accused of Fatal DUI Accident Formally ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... the influence Saturday night. Fresno Police Lt. Joe Gomez said he ran a red light going on Copper River Drive and Friant when he hit a small white Acura SUV, killing the driver. The driver killed was 23 year old Molly Griffin. Thirty two year old ...

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  19. No water subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... and Central Valley Project system of canals, which currently can deliver all the raw water allocations from both Friant and Pine Flat dams, is not broken. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and ...

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  20. Michael Bolton on his new projects, his hits and Captain Jack SparrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Sparrow" video, which was a viral hit on YouTube. , 7 p.m. at Table Mountain Casino, 8184 Table Mountain Road in Friant. Tickets are sold out, but you can call the casino on the day of the show, at (559) 822-7777, to check for availability. Even ...

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