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Fresno police rescue woman held against will in home

A man was arrested after allegedly holding a woman against her will and assaulting her in the 3300 block of East Grant Street on Saturday afternoon. The man already had a warrant for his arrest for a similar incident earlier in the week with the same woman, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

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Fresno foundation CEO leaves as finance issues surface at old job

The abrupt departure last month of Hugh Ralston as CEO of Central Valley Community Foundation occurred as his previous employer in Ventura County struggles with financial turmoil and apparent irregularities that came to light after Ralston left for Fresno in the fall 2014. But officials in Fresno said the timing was simply coincidental.

Death Notices

Obituaries for Sunday, July 24

AKBIYIKIAN — Katarina Akbiyikian, 93, of Fresno died July 21. She was a retired tailor. Service: 11:30 a.m. July 29 at St. Paul Armenian Church. Remembrances: St. Paul Armenian Church, 3767 N, First St., Fresno, CA 93726 or Charlie Keyan Armenian School, 108 N. Villa Ave., Clovis, CA 93612. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

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Cyclists receive helmets, reflectors and safety lessons at bike rodeo in Clovis

Local cyclists participated in a free bike rodeo to promote bike safety on Saturday, July 23, at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds, in Clovis. The event, sponsored by the California Highway Patrol, Clovis fire and police and Fresno County Bicycle Coalition, featured a bike rodeo, helmet inspection and replacement, safety information and safety equipment.
SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Cyclists receive helmets, reflectors and safety lessons at bike rodeo in Clovis 1:39

Cyclists receive helmets, reflectors and safety lessons at bike rodeo in Clovis

Back The Blue Cruise in support of law enforcement officers in Fresno and Clovis 2:32

Back The Blue Cruise in support of law enforcement officers in Fresno and Clovis

Aunt describes shooting of 4-year-old great-nephew 1:58

Aunt describes shooting of 4-year-old great-nephew

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Another fire erupts alongside a Fresno highway