Money from a controversial “fire prevention” fee paid by many California foothill and mountain residents will be used to cut down trees that are dead or dying because of the drought and bark beetle infestation.
Thumbs up to the 10th grade history students at Central High East for creating a Genocide Remembrance Museum, following a concept developed by teacher Jaime Schulze. Students experienced the exhibit Feb. 3-4 during school hours, with the public and parents invited the first evening. Schulze said the exhibit is part of Modern World History using the Common Core approach.
Clovis Community College hosted a five-team swim and dive meet at Clovis North on Saturday --- its first sports program. Fresno City College also started its first and swim dive team. -- Anthony Galaviz
Public health officials in South Florida are preparing for what seems to many like the inevitable: the first locally transmitted case of Zika, a mosquito borne virus that has spread rapidly across Latin America and the Caribbean.