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Clovis lights up its Christmas tree with help from Santa

Clovis lit its city Christmas tree during the annual ceremony at Clovis City Hall on Monday.

Crime

Three men charged with murder of Mendota woman

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office identified three men arrested for allegedly shooting and killing Marty Sepe, 46, of Mendota, on Thursday. Murder charges were filed against Ruben Escobar, 27, Carlos Cruz, 22, and Darwin Gomez, 18, in the shooting.

Crime

Clovis nurse charged with illegally obtaining controlled substances

Jennifer Steinbach, a registered nurse, faces charges that include 12 counts of obtaining controlled substances by fraud, 16 counts of making false statements in prescription records and one count of practicing medicine without a license. She is scheduled to appear in Fresno County Superior Court on Thursday.

Local

Five projects aim to preserve groundwater and avert flooding in Fresno’s metro area

Five projects that could help protect groundwater supplies and reduce flood risks in the Fresno metropolitan area will proceed with the aid of state grants that will fund more than two-thirds of the $12 million cost. The State Water Resources Control Board announced it will provide more than $8.4 million in grants and the city of Fresno, the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District and the Fresno Irrigation District will match it with $3.62 million in local funds.

Videos

Pearl Harbor survivor: 'They were just giving them hell'

Pearl Harbor survivor George Vandersluis of Fresno recounts the morning of the attack on Dec. 7, 1941, just after he helped raise the American flag on the USS Honolulu. The 100-year-old veteran is returning to Oahu this week for the first time since the attack.
Silvia Flores The Fresno Bee
Pearl Harbor survivor: 'They were just giving them hell' 3:04

Pearl Harbor survivor: 'They were just giving them hell'

Which kind of Krispy Kreme doughnut would you be? 1:38

Which kind of Krispy Kreme doughnut would you be?

Clovis lights up its Christmas tree with help from Santa and Mrs. Claus 1:47

Clovis lights up its Christmas tree with help from Santa and Mrs. Claus

Fresno Mayor Swearengin: 'we're going to see a dramatically different city' 1:51

Fresno Mayor Swearengin: 'we're going to see a dramatically different city'