Frank Powell, who died Nov. 24, 2018 at age 92, was a leader at many Fresno institutions as a psychologist and Fresno State professor. The World War II veteran and Bronze Star Medal recipient is remembered for his insight and integrity.
Robert Costa, Washington Post national political reporter and moderator of PBS’s “Washington Week,” spoke Nov. 27, 2018, at the Save Mart Center as part of the Fresno State President’s Lecture Series, invited by President Joseph Castro.
A police call in Fresno, CA, on Thanksgiving led to a game of basketball between officers and residents that warmed hearts and changed perspectives. Video posted on Facebook was watched thousands of times.
Fran Shute, 93, lost her Paradise, CA home in the Camp Fire. She’s now living with family in Clovis. “I assumed the worst,” she said of the blaze, “but you still have hope.” That hope is nearly gone now.
Michael Rodriguez of Clovis, CA nearly died after a mosquito infected with West Nile virus bit him in 2014. The former bodybuilder and operating room consultant went from near-paralysis to opening a gym, Fit Body Boot Camp, in Fresno this summer.
Andrew Fiala writes the weekly On Ethics column for The Fresno (CA) Bee. He reflects on the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I, the “war to end all wars.” And yet, nations continue to fight.
Fresno mother Charlene Flores died Oct. 24, 2018 after an emergency C-section birth. Newborn Quinn remains at Community Regional Medical Center. There are fundraisers and a GoFundMe to help with expenses for Charlene’s funeral Nov. 3.
The location Corine Burton Reed built her home in Fresno, CA, in 1950 was determined in part by segregation. Now 100 years old, she never left. The centenarian made the best out of her situation and improved the city. Oct. 29 is now Corine Burton Reed Day in Fresno.
Fresno Football Club and Fresno Fuego player Moises Martinez of Fowler, CA is on life support after a genetic condition caused a vein in his brain to rupture. A GoFundMe donation account was made to help pay for medical expenses for the soccer player.
Shelley Hamlin, one of the most decorated professional golfers to come out of the central San Joaquin Valley, died of cancer on Monday at age 69. She was raised in Fresno, CA, and passed away at her home in Laveen, Arizona.
Stacey Gonzales, whose daughter Janessa Ramirez, 9, was killed in the crossfire of a gang shooting in 2015, speaks on how she can forgive her daughter's killer, Brian Cook, who was sentenced for the crime last week.