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He tried to kill a deputy, now he faces life in prison

Michael Yocom, 51, of Strathmore, California, was sentenced to 40-years-to-life in prison for several counts of violent crimes against a peace officer, including attempted premeditated murder. His crime happened in August 2016. His sentencing was held May 18, 2018.

Putting a spring in your step in downtown Fresno

Cornerstone Coffee Company’s Cierra Luna thought of brightening up the days of downtown Fresno pedestrians passing the shop, and did so by simple means: chalking out a pair of multi-colored hopscotch squares.
John Walker