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Movie trailer: 'The Promise'

“The Promise” is a throwback to movies of the mid-20th century where large epic scenes play out through the lives of a few average people.

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Jerry Brown plunges ahead on twin tunnels

Brown believes the tunnels, plus Delta restoration, could help native fish rebound from the edge of extinction. But under Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress, federal protections for endangered species could be weakened. And Central Valley farmers can be counted on to amp up pressure to maximize water exports. Brown and his successor would need to provide ironclad assurances that they would operate the system in ways that protect the environment.

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Michael Picker: Energy forum to explain new PG&E rates

The California Public Utilities Commission has restructured the electricity rates for households served by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to help us meet our clean-energy goals and make rates fairer. This is a complicated but important issue for consumers, and that is one reason that the CPUC is holding a public forum on rates at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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John Laird and Henry T. Perea: California Water Fix is vital to Central Valley

The drought has hit every part of California hard, but the Central Valley has been particularly devastated. A recent Fresno Bee article detailed the tragic case of East Porterville residents whose wells have run dry and taps stopped delivering water. Farmers and farm workers have had their life’s work run out as family farms throughout the region have been forced to fallow fields for lack of a reliable water supply and have struggled to put food on the table.

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Movie trailer: 'The Promise'

“The Promise” is a throwback to movies of the mid-20th century where large epic scenes play out through the lives of a few average people.
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Movie trailer: 'The Promise' 2:31

Movie trailer: 'The Promise'

Follow the path of the killer in central Fresno shooting rampage 2:43

Follow the path of the killer in central Fresno shooting rampage

Great music and perfect weather headline Grizzly Fest 2017 1:53

Great music and perfect weather headline Grizzly Fest 2017

Fresno State scrimmage highlights, plus coach Jeff Tedford's post-practice thoughts 1:29

Fresno State scrimmage highlights, plus coach Jeff Tedford's post-practice thoughts