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California's rapidly growing public employee retirement costs weigh heavily on the 2017-18 state budget now being fashioned, but their impact is only partially ...
Authorities say three men were killed when the car they were in sped off a road, careened off a fence, hit a tree and burst into flames in Northern California. The California Highway Patrol says the single-vehicle crash happened Saturday in the ...
An officer fatally shot a man with a history of mental illness after he charged at him and other officers with an ax during a confrontation at a San Jose apartment complex, police said Sunday.
A man visiting from California has drowned while diving off the Florida coast.
The University of California Board of Regents spent tens of thousands of dollars on parties, including a $17,600 banquet the night before they voted in January to raise student tuition, according to a newspaper report Sunday.
An SUV slammed into the back of a Fresno police car on Sunday while the officer was conducting a traffic stop in north Fresno, according to the California ...
Clinics that provide dialysis for people with diabetes and others with end-stage kidney disease in the central San Joaquin valley and statewide could be required to have more staffing and be inspected annually if a bill in the California Legislature ...
Kalanick's parents, who went on frequent boating trips, were on Pine Flat Lake in Fresno County, California, when the accident occurred Friday.
The crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 at Fresno Street. Victor Taylor of the California Highway Patrol said the car was moving about 55 mph when it veered left, swerved right and slammed into the Fresno Street ...
California environmental regulators say Volkswagen needs to better explain its plans for an $800 million investment that it is required to make under a settlement of the company's emissions cheating scandal.
A temporary sandbag wall was put in place after a Newport Beach, Calif., neighborhood flooded with as much as 2 feet of water Wednesday night, May 24, 2017, when high tide washed up on property after a sea wall was partially demolished.
The skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard was wearing a specialized jumpsuit that resembles a flying squirrel and undertaking an extreme but growing sport that can send people soaring through the air at speeds of more than 200 miles ...
Fresno County law enforcement officers are involved in a chase of an armed robbery suspect who was the subject of a Madera police Department news conference on Wednesday.
A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided Wednesday.
It's bad enough that Keith Foster shamed his badge and reneged on his sworn promise to uphold the law by dealing heroin and marijuana while receiving nearly $15,000 a month from taxpayers to be Fresno's deputy police chief. Even worse, Foster will keep ...
A big rig carrying a liquid cleaning solution crashed and exploded into flames Wednesday afternoon south of Chowchilla, the California Highway Patrol reports.
Gang enforcement officers from throughout the region are attending a MAGEC gang enforcement summit in Downtown Fresno Tuesday morning.
State officials to provide an update of work to repair the severely damaged spillway at Oroville Dam. 2. PLAYBOY MODEL-GYM PHOTO. Playboy centerfold who snapped photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online to appear in ...
The National Endowment for the arts, whose fall 2016 grant recipients included Fresno's Radio Bilingue and 161 others in California, would disappear altogether. So would the 43-year-old legal services Corp., which supports California Rural Legal ...
Keith Foster, former Fresno deputy police chief, was found guilty of drug-trafficking charges Tuesday, May 23 in federal court.
Fresno, Calif. - A Fresno State lecturer died last week after being transported to a hospital from the university, school officials said.
The price tag is in: It would cost $400 billion to remake California's health insurance marketplace and create a publicly funded universal heath care system, according to a state financial analysis released Monday.
I'm very discouraged with the people of Fresno. I've had to report people dumping junk in streets and alleys three times now in a two-week period.
A man is dead after getting struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning in northwest Fresno, said Detective Jeremy Maffei of the Fresno police Department's Collision Reconstruction Unit. About 3:30 a.m., multiple people called police regarding a body ...
FRESNO (AP) - An 18-year-old due to graduate as a high school valedictorian next month is the latest to drown in this year's unusually full rivers in California. The Fresno Bee reports teenager Neng Thao drowned Saturday in the San Joaquin River in ...
A humpback whale swam into a Southern California harbor and got stuck there, drawing spectators and news helicopters as boat crews try to guide it out to the open water.
California's elected Democrats had tough words for President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday, urging their party's fired-up activists to work against the 14 Republicans in the state's congressional delegation.
Memorial: 3 p.m. June 3 at Peoples Church, GL Johnson Chapel. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California. BONWELL - Mary Ellen Bonwell, 79, of Prather died May 15.
She was a retired elementary school teacher 30 years for Fresno Unified school District. Memorial: 11 a.m. May 24 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
FRESNO (AP) - Undercover officers in Central California say they made a drug bust valued at nearly $7 million on the streets, seizing just a few pounds of a synthetic heroin.
Picketers set up in front of several stores and AT&T locations in Fresno, including two stores on Blackstone Avenue and one on East Tulare Avenue.
California oil and gas regulators have proposed stiff new regulations for underground gas storage facilities after a blowout drove 8,000 families from their Los Angeles homes.
The potential elimination of all state support for FFA caused widespread concern throughout the central San Joaquin valley, the largest agricultural-producing region in California. high schools in Fresno, Madera, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties support ...
firefighters south of Coalinga fought a 10200-acre blaze Thursday and Friday, May 18 and May 19. An evacuation was called near Parkfield Grade off Highway ...
Authorities believe all the bees were stolen in California over the past three years. In total, investigators found about 2,500 stolen hives.
The event raised $160,000 for Make-a-Wish Central California. There are more than 210 local ... Thumbs up to the 1,000 new U.S.
Undercover officers in Central California say they made a drug bust valued at nearly $7 million on the streets, seizing just a few pounds of a synthetic heroin.
2019 two-way athlete DeMarcus Griffin of Fresno (Calif.) Washington Union scored his first two offers, from Southern Miss and Texas State, last week.
Late Tuesday night, shots rang out in Central Fresno, California. But ABC 30 reports that the sound of shots fired in that part of town is not uncommon, so no one ...
Cracker Barrel has signed a lease for a 9170-square-foot space at the Marketplace at El Paseo in Fresno, CA.
A bill that would have let communists legally work in California government was withdrawn Wednesday after the sponsor said he learned it caused veterans and Vietnamese-Americans "distress and hurt.
California will receive an additional $66 million from Volkswagen under the latest deals approved by a judge overseeing lawsuits stemming from the automaker's emissions cheating scandal.
Authorities say a driver has died on a Southern California freeway after a tire flew off another car and smashed through his windshield.
Western timber industry leaders have new hope for easier logging in national forests, aided by their Capitol Hill allies and perhaps the still-shorthanded Trump administration.
Investigators say Pavel Tveretinov, a 51-year-old beekeeper from Sacramento, was behind the thefts and likely stole hives from all over California during the last three years, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office. Tveretinov was arrested on ...
The median price of a home is out of reach for many Californians, but affordability remains relatively high in Fresno, Madera, Kings and Tulare counties.
police have not ruled out a hate crime in the early-morning slaying of a transgender woman who was shot multiple times in Fresno, police Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday, adding that he has directed detectives to solve the case "very quickly.".
Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California. BAZALDUA - Emmanuel Bazaldua .... 1 p.m. May 20 at the funeral home. Remembrances: Poverello House, P.O.





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