Lisa Casarez of Fresno California is a domestic abuse survivor. She talks about living in an abusive relationship, and how after six years of marriage she successfully escaped, giving hope to other women suffering with violence and fear.
Rocio Medina Gomez died after she was stabbed repeatedly. Her ex boyfriend is charged with murder. The woman moved to Fresno from Mexico to start a new life, but became one of six domestic abuse murder victims in 2017.
The Marjaree Mason Center is Fresno CA's largest women's abuse shelter that houses and protects domestic violence victims and children. But it isn't getting enough federal funding to safe-house survivors escaping dangerous relationships.
Fresno California domestic violence reports of aggravated assault, life threatening injuries and death are rising. The police department is investigating this increase to combat the abusive relationships women are trying to escape.
Charity DePina died from injuries she suffered after she was assaulted with a blunt object in her boyfriend’s Fresno home. Her family believes her disability made her vulnerable to domestic abuse, and they are working to prevent similar cases.
The city of Fresno is mailing letters to rental property owners this week directing them to sign up on the online rental housing registry. This letter marks the 30-day timeline for registration, failure to do so could spark late fees.
The 31st edition of Kids Day will be on sale Tuesday, March 6 with thousands of volunteers lining streets in the San Joaquin Valley selling special editions of The Bee. Their goal: raise $650,000 for Valley Children’s Hospital.
Pro golfer and former Valley Children’s patient Kevin Chappell holds a fundraiser for his Champions for Children’s Oncology Endowment at Fort Washington Country Club in Fresno on Monday, Feb. 5. Donations benefit patient services and programs in V