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Fresno tops list of most disadvantaged areas

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness. The ranking […]

08/14/2014

FILE -- This July 3, 2014 file photo shows California Republican Congressional candidate Art Moore in Sacramento, Calif. The first time Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California’s June primary for a seat in the U.S. House. The former Army captain and current major in the Army National Guard believes his decision to remain apart from politics while in the military is a virtue. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)

House candidate’s first vote is one for himself

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Art Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California’s June primary for a seat in the U.S. House. The former Army captain, […]

08/13/2014

Mother and 4 kids killed in fiery Calif. crash

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Central California mother and her four children were killed in fiery crash during the weekend after a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit their SUV. The crash occurred after […]

02/16/2014

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Feds deny early approval of CA rail segment

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected California’s request to exempt a route in the Central Valley for what would be the nation’s first bullet train from a lengthy planning review. The three-member Surface […]

12/05/2013

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Calif. high-speed rail begins search for artifacts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backhoes have begun digging up a parking lot in downtown Fresno in search of an underground network of tunnels and other artifacts from the Chinatown neighborhood that lies in the path […]

10/21/2013

On Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, Fresno County sheriff's department investigators work at the scene of an early morning shooting at a motorcycle club gathering in Calwa where one person was killed and at least 12 others injured. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Craig Kohlruss)

Gun battle at Fresno biker club kills 1, wounds 13

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine on Monday what triggered a running gun battle at a weekend dance staged by a Central California motorcycle club that left one man dead and 13 […]

10/07/2013

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Central Valley wildfire expands

HUNTINGTON LAKE, Calif. (AP) – A lightning-sparked fire in the Sierra National Forest about 75 miles northeast of Fresno grew to about 9,000 acres as firefighters battle smoke and steep terrain as well as the […]

07/28/2013

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First death from California heat wave reported

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities […]

07/04/2013

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Heat wave breaks temperature record in California

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – California’s San Joaquin Valley is set to reach the highest temperatures in a weeklong heat wave, with other parts of the state also facing a 7th day of scorching weather. The […]

07/03/2013

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Fresno County grapes exceed $1 billion in value

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new report finds that for the first time in history, a Fresno County crop — grapes — has exceeded one billion dollars in production value. Fresno County’s annual crop and […]

06/18/2013

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