Chris Ruiz was a civilian contractor and former Marine
He served as cadet commander in Naval Junior ROTC
Survivors include wife and three children
Water & Drought
A Lemoore High School graduate died in Afghanistan when the military transport aircraft he was on crashed, killing everyone on board.
The easy thing now would be to succumb to despair. Abandon all hope and care. Affix a forever stamp to this pratfall of a season and mail in the rest.
Fresno Grand Opera has received a big boost in its effort to reach new audiences in the form of a $200,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation.
There are two sides, and possibly more, to the terrible story out of Afghanistan.
Website lets people compare costs of medical procedures, hospital quality
Costs vary by county; central Valley has some of the lowest prices
Providers urge caution – not all data is current
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