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Buchanan High students had their hair shaved during a fundraising event for childhood cancer research from the St. Baldrick's Foundation at Buchanan High Friday.
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In the wide-open spaces of southwest Fresno County, living in Lanare (population 590) is deceptively risky. People in Lanare's ZIP code die a decade sooner than those in the Woodward Park area of northeast Fresno, according to a Fresno State study released last year.
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Kings County landowners suing the state High Speed Rail Authority will not have their case combined with a related case, allowing them to go to court for a hearing at the end of the month.
Junior Villarreal, once an earnest high school freshman with a passion for history and baseball, missed hundreds of classes at two Fresno campuses. Last March, he was fatally stabbed a few blocks from Sunnyside High.
The San Joaquin River restoration has hit a strange snag -- a vast area of swiftly sinking farmland. It means the much-heralded return of salmon runs to the state's second-longest river will wait a little longer.
In the depths of the Great Depression, a pair of restaurateurs and a visionary young architect produced a landmark eatery that lit up downtown Fresno.
Here's a curveball for city of Fresno officials trying to broker an agreement with Madera County over growth: There's already a five-year-old plan in place from a previous dust-up. And that's left some, notably officials in Madera County, wondering why they should bother with a whole new deal.