A Cooper's hawk that crashed in a Clovis pool near Sierra Bicentennial Park on June 18, 2018 was aided by a resident and a Clovis police officer, who took the bird to Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Service.
The Miguel Vargas Association of Clovis is in Guatemala is providing humanitarian aid after the Volcano of Fire eruption two weeks ago. The nonprofit is still accepting donations to help survivors. There is a need for more food, supplies and medical care.
Tiffany Dow, who lives near Kansas City, Missouri, found the dad she didn't know she had after taking a DNA test. She learned her real dad is likely Doug Davidian of Fresno, CA. She flew into Fresno Yosemite International Airport for a Father's Day 2018 visit.
The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park reopens June 15, 2018. Parking spaces were removed and visitors must now take a shuttle to the grove. The $40 million restoration was funded by the National Park Service and Yosemite Conservancy.
Clyde Rodriguez, who grew up picking crops in the central San Joaquin Valley, is now a software engineer who worked for Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. He talked about overcoming obstacles as a farmworker at Madera High School's graduation ceremony June 6, 2018.
Yosemite National Park and the American Indian Council of Mariposa County/Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation signed an agreement June 1, 2018 allowing construction of a roundhouse at Wahhoga, Yosemite's last Native American village that's being rebuilt.
Evangelist Franklin Graham spoke at the Fresno Fairgrounds May 28, 2018 as part of a Decision America California Tour ending on the state's primary election day, June 5. The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham prayed for politicians and shared God's forgiveness of sin.
Barber Nick Palomares of Nicholas Jet-Set Haircutting For Men in the Yosemite International Airport died May 23, 2018. His small Fresno shop was covered with photos of celebrities he met, including John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Top Cop awards were presented to Fresno area law enforcement on Thursday May 24, 2018. Fresno Police Department Detective Danny Kim, Deputy Sheriff Gary Haslam with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office and California Highway Patrol Officer Greg Makel were honored by the Exchange Club of Fresno.
The Fresno Chaffee Zoo announced two new animals: its first female Komodo dragon, Saphira, and a rescued male sea lion, Hendrix. There are hopes that both will breed and make baby Komodo dragons and sea lion pups.
Mark Mitchell, a foreign service officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development, died May 6, 2018 in a car accident while serving in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Fresno State graduate previously worked for the Army and Defense Intelligence Agency.
A missing Vietnam War veteran, Fred Lopez of Madera Ranchos, was found with the help of a Fresno Bee story. His fellow Marines wanted to find him before returning to Vietnam later this month to return a stolen Buddha statue. It was a "surreal" reunion.
A car accident left Shaela Warkentin of Fresno blind at 15. Her disability hasn't stopped her from reaching her goals. She graduates from Fresno State with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in child development on May 18, 2018.
Four Marine veterans who fought in the Vietnam War are returning to Vietnam 50 years later to return a stolen Buddha statue. They hope to find a fellow Marine, Al Lopez, who lived in Fresno, CA, before they leave May 28, 2018.
Cancer survivor Marcus Cato met Matene Cates, who saved his life with a bone marrow transplant, at a DKMS gala in New York City. The Fresno State student and Clovis North High School graduate was diagnosed with leukemia. More minority donors are needed.
The Rev. Vanna In of North Fresno Church - Mennonite Brethren is at risk of being deported to Cambodia. The father of three made a change.org petition to support his petition for a pardon from California Gov. Jerry Brown that he hopes will prevent his deportation.
Snake enthusiast Bella Rose Britt of Fresno, CA is offering free rattlesnake removal and relocation services. She also offers tips about how to stay safe from rattlesnakes. She offered her services in a Facebook post April 22, 2018.
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.