California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom cited California's pluralism and diversity as a role model for the world before launching into policy issues during a meet and greet session organized by the Fresno County Democratic Party on Tuesday afternoon in Fresno.
Tom Steyer, the San Francisco billionaire and environmentalist, came to Fresno to promise his support for a proposed Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund to help communities with contaminated water in the San Joaquin Valley.
We won't see a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but the moon will block a sizable chunk of the sun. The eclipse starts at 9:03 a.m. on Monday and lasts till 11:42 a.m. To view it, you'll need a special pair of glasses.
Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims briefed members of the Thai community who had traveled to Fresno from Los Angeles of the latest on the Kings River recovery operation. The sheriff’s office has been working with CHP to remove a car from the Kings River since July 26. The car contains two bodies, which the Thai Consulate believes are two college-aged exchange students.
During this "very, very busy" time of year at Yosemite National Park, the park posted a video on their Facebook page of the traffic that piles up on the way into the park. To avoid this, park officials recommend visitors arrive at about 9 a.m. or take Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System into the park instead of driving.
The crash site along windy Highway 180 and the swollen Kings River where officials believe the bodies of two Thai exchange students are still submerged. The families of the students, Thai media and the Thai government are increasingly frustrated by the delay in recovering the bodies, which have been there since July 26.
Dr. Phil Hyden, a pediatrician at Valley Children's Hospital and the director of the Guilds Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center, talks about some of the possible causes behind the rise of severe child abuse cases in the valley.
After the rampaging Detwiler Fire devastated a large portion of Mariposa County in July, the importance of keeping defensible space around homes and property was made all the more clear. The defensible space inspection team from Cal Fire's Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit offers these tips on how to make sure your home is one that can be saved during wildfires.
The low-cost, no-frills airline, which was born in Fresno almost 20 years go, is developing a well-earned reputation for delays and cancellations. One particularly bad weekend came July 30-31 on the Fresno-Las Vegas route.
Built for structural support, the massive wall that surrounds the historic Fresno Water Tower hides a pair of storage tunnels. Alisha Xiong, Fresno Water Tower official, talks about the hidden feature that also houses original porthole-type windows - which were later replaced - dating from the first days of the water tower in 1894.