The Friends of the Fresno County Public Library is holding the 6th annual Big Book Sale Aug. 17-21 in two retail spaces near Kohl’s in Sierra Vista Mall. The annual fundraiser helps support library branches across the county. While members of the nonprofit group shopped on Wednesday, the public is invited to shop the sale Thursday through Sunday. On the last day of the sale, shoppers can fill up a bag with as many books as it could hold and pay just $5.
More than 5,000 employees, educators and board members of Clovis Unified School District — including the new Boris Elementary School staff — gathered Tuesday in Save Mart Center for the district’s annual general session rally. Together, they celebrated the district’s theme for the 2016-17 school year: Honoring our past, inspiring the future.
The Independent begins a series today on head football coaches in the Clovis Unified School District. Jim O’Brien at Clovis East High School is the first to be profiled. The series will appear intermittently during the football season.
Did you know today in Clovis Unified School District, there are more fresh fruits and vegetables offered than ever before? CUSD understands without a doubt that parents want the best for their children. Here at CUSD we have the same motivation regarding your child’s health and nutrition needs.
With less than two weeks of practice under their cleats, Clovis Community College’s first women’s soccer team will compete in their first official game Saturday, Aug. 27 against Sierra College in Rocklin.
Clifford Bethel, Jr., died July 31, 2016 at the age of 64. He was born Jan. 8, 1952 in Fresno to Clifford and Colleen. Shortly after his graduation from Sierra High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in Vietnam.
Back-to-school is only a few weeks away in the Clovis Unified School District and Clovis Police officers, including those on Zero Motors, will patrol in and around Clovis elementary, intermediate and high school campuses on August 22.
In case you didn’t know, August is National Sandwich Month. The popularity of sandwiches has flourished in the Central Valley — beyond international chains like Subway — thanks to local gems like The Cosmopolitan Tavern & Italian Grill, Geno’s Sandwiches & Salads and Sunnyside Delicatessen.
Harley makes a big splash when he gets moving! This energetic and lanky pit bull mix is loads of fun and energy. Harley is housebroken, crate-trained and is doing very well with his leash training. He is about 1 1/2 , and has more learning to do. It’s a good thing his favorite treats are hot dogs. They’re good incentive for him to learn new tricks. He is learning to be around other social dogs, and is recommended for a home either as an only dog or with another large-breed social dog who doesn’t mind a bit of roughhousin’.
Acting, music and dance can have quite a powerful impact on audiences of all ages. With an intense theme put into real life scenarios — that involved audience members themselves — actors and spectators alike took home an important lesson to change and save lives after the 2016 Stages “informance” on Aug. 6, titled “A Brand New Day.”
Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to this year's Clovis Rodeo! No purchase necessary. You must be 18 years or older to enter. Winners will be drawn at random from all entries received and winners will be notified by phone Monday, April 18, 2016 by 5 p.m.