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Ag leaders aid Syrian refugees, local community

As agricultural professionals, Gayle Holman, Randy Hopkins, Beau Howard, Heather Jackson, Sal Parra and Shaun Ramirez know the work they do in the Central Valley will have an impact on the country — and the world. But as members of the California Agricultural Leadership Program’s Class 46, the group recently stepped outside of its industry’s traditional boundaries to serve in a different way.

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The house of love

Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Valley will host the 10th annual Red Heart Ball on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District.

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Green means go: Central Sierra Recovery and Restoration Project gets $3.3 million to improve nearby forest ecosystems threatened by drought, insect infestations

Extended drought conditions and insect infestations have caused extensive mortality of many tree species throughout the Sierra Nevada, bringing the threat of falling trees, potential for extreme wildfire intensity with associated risks to communities and loss of habitat for wildlife, according to Sierra National Forest officials.

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Souper Bowl success: Mickey Cox Elementary students donate to Ronald McDonald House

Mickey Cox Elementary students delivered more than 3,000 food items to Ronald McDonald House in Madera on Feb. 8 after a week-long Souper Bowl Food Drive. The top donating classes — Mrs. Ratliff’s first grade class and Mr. Filippi’s fifth/sixth grade combo class — recieved “Souper Bowl Rings” in the form of a Ring Pop and the annual drive’s perpetual trophies will be displayed in the winning classrooms until next year.

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Miss Winkles Pet of the Week of Feb. 13: Petunia

Petunia can’t make up her mind if getting her face snuggled is more fun, or if wrestling with her doggie friends is the best part of the day! She’s only about seven months old and she’s growing by the day. She’ll be a sturdy girl and has that great big pit bull smile that she loves to share with everyone. We think she has the most gorgeous eyes, too. They are a beautiful silver color, just like her fur.

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Veterans to Law School Forum set for Thursday, Feb. 16

Clovis Veterans Memorial District and San Joaquin College of Law are collaborating to bring an inaugural event designed specifically for Veterans who would like to consider an education and career in law. The Veterans to Law School event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Auditorium.

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Get pumped about heart health

Donnie Sanchez continued to work 12-hour shifts at a local manufacturing plant as discomfort in his chest came and went. When he woke up in a sweat one September night with severe chest pain, he took a Motrin tablet and went back to bed without saying anything to his wife, Cynthia.

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Newsprint for paw prints

Like the countless number of seniors looking to downsize their homes for retirement, JoAnn Coffman combed through dozens of retirement communities in the Clovis-Fresno area.

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Local Control Accountability Plan invites community engagement

When I had the great fortune to be hired by Dr. Floyd “Doc” Buchanan in Clovis Unified 38-plus years ago, we were a small school district. In fact, I’ll always remember how Doc would often introduce an accomplishment of our students or district. “Not bad for a little country school district!” he would exclaim with pride for our kids and our team.

Videos

Have you seen these liquor store robbery suspects?

Fresno police on Thursday, February 23, 2017 sought help tracking down two armed robbers involved in a brazen daylight crime Feb. 8 near First Street and Herndon Avenue by releasing video surveillance of the incident.
Fresno Police Department
Have you seen these liquor store robbery suspects? 0:50

Have you seen these liquor store robbery suspects?

Mikayla Mabie leads way for Fresno City College basketball 1:45

Mikayla Mabie leads way for Fresno City College basketball

Clovis wins D-I boys soccer thriller 2:22

Clovis wins D-I boys soccer thriller

Natalie Fugere's fun gift idea turns into thriving business, The Painted Press 2:11

Natalie Fugere's fun gift idea turns into thriving business, The Painted Press