Decorations that were stolen from outside a home on Christmas Tree Lane in Fresno – including a handmade elf statue, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – were found in central Fresno on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 by law enforcement.
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.
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.
Fresno, CA, has a lesser-known claim to supernatural fame: the Fresno Nightcrawler. YouTube videos about the mysterious sighting have been viewed millions of times. Some say it’s fake. Others say it’s floating pants, a cryptid, alien, ghost, fairies or elves.
Denise Brown, sister of the late Nicole Brown Simpson, was in Fresno, CA on Thursday bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence as keynote speaker of the Marjaree Mason Center’s 35th Annual Top 10 Professional Women and Leading Business Awards.
A boy was called the N-word at his Hanford, California, school. His family responded with a stop bullying campaign. Tarrick Walker and his parents took to social media to talk about bullying and printed up hundreds of T-shirts with a message.
A rare collection of photographs by Ansel Adams, one of the nation’s most renowned landscape photographers, is on display in Yosemite National Park into November. The exhibit is in Yosemite Valley’s Yosemite Museum.
William “Bill” Patterson of Fresno, jailed in 1976 when he was a reporter for The Fresno Bee as part of “The Bee Four” for not revealing a confidential source, died Sunday at age 91. California’s shield law protecting journalists increased after his imprisonment.
Aidan Nelson of Fresno, CA left his mom with a bucket list after he died at age 12. On the list: Help children in wheelchairs like him play sports. Mission accomplished: fundraiser in honor of his 13th birthday.
Brothers Starsky and Hutch, rescued chocolate Labrador retrievers, finally find a home with a pair of sisters, Artye and Patricia Avellar of Fresno, CA, nearly a year after the senior dogs were abandoned.
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.