Clovis High's Stacia Williams was named The Fresno Bee girls soccer Player of the Year. Williams scored 16 goals and had five assists, despite playing defensive midfielder. She also was instrumental in Clovis' turnaround. The Cougars went winless during Williams' freshman and sophomore seasons, then finished Central Section runner-up her junior year before winning a share of the Tri-River Athletic Conference title this season.
-Bryant-Jon Anteola, The Fresno Bee
Mendota High's Daniel Trejo was named The Fresno Bee's Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Trejo set California's career scoring record with 200 goals and his 65 goals this past season established a Central Section single-season record. -Bryant-Jon Anteola, The Fresno Bee
Clovis High junior Seth Nevills was named The Fresno Bee Co-Wrestler of the Year, along with Cougars teammate Justin Mejia. Nevills, who wrestled in the 285-pound division, went 37-0 this season and is 127-0 for his career.
Clovis High's Justin Mejia was named the Fresno Bee's Co-Wrestler of the Year, selected with teammate Seth Nevills. One of the most dominant wrestlers ever in Central Section and California high school history, Mejia went 38-0 his senior year and finished 168-1 in his career en route to four straight CIF State championships.
Evert Silva, who won the Central Section Division III title and placed fourth in the state with the section's best time of the season (15:09.6) -- all this while virtually training alone because there wasn't a Fresno High teammate remotely fast as him -- is The Fresno Bee Runner of the Year in boys cross country.
The Mariposa Sheriff's Department reminds travelers to check road conditions before leaving the house. Temperatures in Yosemite are expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4pm, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park, the Sierra foothills and the Kern County mountains received a dusting of snow Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. Temperatures in Yosemite were expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4p.m, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 6:17 a.m. Thursday local time and climbed into the dawn sky over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
"If you make under $250,000, which is almost everybody in the San Joaquin Valley – the code’s going to be much more simplified, and you’re going to have a lot more money in your pocket," says Rep. Devin Nunes.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.