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A sea of nearly 1,900 cyclists flooded downtown Fresno to ride in Saturday's California Classic Weekend century ride -- a 100-mile course that starts at Chukchansi Park and leads riders on Highway 168 and into the rural countryside before looping aro
A 9-year-old girl riding her scooter was struck by a slow-moving pickup while crossing a Hanford street Saturday afternoon, police said.
A Porterville man was arrested Friday afternoon for cooking pot in his backyard after police officers were dispatched to his home on the 1100 block of West Bellaire Avenue.
Fresno City Council Member Steve Brandau offered gracious and well-spoken introductory remarks before Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s State of the City address on Thursday. There was one problem: the first-year council member referenced a closed-door council discussion about the city budget, and city budgets are not supposed to be discussed behind closed doors, per the state’s [...]read more »
Fresno County Assessor Paul Dictos wants another two terms in office, and this week he threw himself a 70th birthday party-slash-campaign drive to underscore that point. While it’s still a year and a half before the next election, Dictos is sending a clear signal to potential adversaries that he’s not the political lightweight that narrowly [...]read more »
A sample of mosquitoes from Fresno County tested positive for West Nile virus, according to mosquito control officials on Friday. UPDATE: Mosquito season has arrived. And there’s good news and bad news. First the good: The drought means less standing water for mosquitoes to use as breeding ponds. And an improving economy has reduced the [...]read more »
Update: Darius Assemi, president of Granville Homes, will discuss how home building affects the local economy at Saturday’s grand opening event. Assemi will be joined by Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Al Smith, president and chief executive officer of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Granville [...]read more »
Fresno State graduate Melissa Sanchez is a vivid example of the diversity that retiring President John Welty made a cornerstone of the university's mission during his 22-year tenure.
Kings County landowners suing the state High Speed Rail Authority will not have their case combined with a related case, allowing them to go to court for a hearing at the end of the month.
A federal proposal to lower the threshold for drunken driving got mixed reactions, Fresno police moonlight to provide security at local businesses and a contract between the local GOP and Measure G's political consultant has raised eyebrows.
Here's a curveball for city of Fresno officials trying to broker an agreement with Madera County over growth: There's already a five-year-old plan in place from a previous dust-up. And that's left some, notably officials in Madera County, wondering why they should bother with a whole new deal.
Finding a job in the real world is always a challenge for the proverbial liberal-arts major. This year, even college graduates with vocational degrees are struggling to get work.
Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia showed off its new helipad last week.
Longtime Fresno Bee metro columnist Bill McEwen ranked his top 10 stories of 2012, with sports coming in as the No. 9 theme. Here is that excerpt from his story.
Jerry Brown -- who made "lower your expectations" a catchphrase of his first governorship -- is back in that mode during his second stint, especially on spending.