Two years after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to limit groundwater pumping, new wells are going in faster and deeper than ever in the San Joaquin Valley farm belt. Farmers say they have no choice given cuts in surface water deliveries.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem has ignited debate. NFL players, coaches, and fans react to Kaepernick's controversial sit-down protest. Despite the controversy, Kaepernick vows to sit until he sees significant change regarding treatment of minorities in the United States.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked if President Obama, a well-known sports fan, would sound-off about Colin Kaepernick's sitting out during the national anthem. Earnest acknowledged Kaepernick's right to his perspective and expression, even if it is "objectionable."
A car hit a light pole and a hydrant early Wednesday morning on First Street south of Clinton Avenue in central Fresno. Minor injuries were reported and First Street was partially blocked during the cleanup.
Oliver Baines, a Fresno city councilman, gives an impassioned speech and makes plea for Republicans to stand up to President Donald Trump. Baines spoke at a rally in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15.
In preparation for the 2018 Northern California Cricket Association season, the Central Valley Cricket Club of Fresno and the Bakersfield Lions Cricket Club met for a practice session at Sierra Bicentennial Park in Clovis on Sunday afternoon. The season starts in the second week of April.
A Jan. 8 edition of the podcast “This Won’t Hurt A Bit” features a case of a Fresno patient who had a 5 1/2-foot tapeworm in his body after eating raw salmon sashimi. The CDC had issued a warning about this food early in 2017. The podcast "Parasites" is available at www.wonthurtabit.com.