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Ever thought elected officials are all wet? They truly were at Roosevelt High fundraiser  Fresno Bee

Fresno Unified and City Council officials made a splash at Roosevelt High's new pool on May 17 as part of a fundraiser for the school, as well as an official ...

Neighbors say "No": Proposed plans to build 7-11 near Roosevelt High School  KMPH Fox 26

UPDATE: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 -Councilmember Nelson Esparza has announced that the developer, SKW Tulare, LLC has withdrawn it's application from ...

Brawl leaves two victims shot near Roosevelt High School, Fresno police say

Two people involved in a brawl were shot Wednesday night near Roosevelt High School in Fresno, police say.

Roosevelt High School theater to be named after Broadway star Audra McDonald  Fresno Bee

The award-winning actress, singer and Broadway performer graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1988.

Fresno Unified opens pools for recreational swimming

Fresno Unified School District is opening high school pools to recreation swimming.

Roosevelt High School theater to be named after Audra McDonald  KFSN-TV

McDonald is originally from Fresno and graduated from Roosevelt in 1988.

Roosevelt High School teens suspended after fight video goes viral on Facebook

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Three Fresno teenagers are now suspended from Roosevelt High School as video of a brutal beating goes viral on Facebook.

Years ago, graduating seniors followed an unusual route – they walked out of second-story windows  Fresno Bee

Q: I lived in Fresno from 1955 to 1994 and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1961. For years, RHS seniors graduated “out the windows” from the second ...

Upload your 2019 graduate's photo  KMPH Fox 26

They made it! Show your graduate how proud you are. [Click here if you're viewing on our mobile app] Upload a picture or video of your grad and we might use it ...

City Hall and Fresno Unified Team Up to Make a Splash

For the third straight year, City Hall and Fresno Unified School District will partner to open up pools and school fields during the summer. The city will provide ...

Audra McDonald comes home for 'overwhelming' honor at alma mater Roosevelt High  The Fresno Bee

On May 26, 2018, Fresno Unified and City of Fresno officials welcomed Broadway star Audra McDonald to Roosevelt High School's performing arts theater to ...

Arrest made after $10000 in laptops stolen from Roosevelt High School

Jacob Cruz was arrested early Tuesday morning after Fresno Police officers responded to burglar alarms at the school.

Fresno man arrested with gun near Roosevelt High School  Fresno Bee

A Fresno man was arrested with a loaded gun Wednesday morning near Roosevelt High School, the Fresno Police Department said.

VIDEO: Calif. football team wins on 'Philly Special' two-point conversion  USA TODAY High School Sports

A California team won a game Friday night on a "Philly Special" type of two-point conversion.

Large house fire kills pets, displaces family in southeast Fresno  Fresno Bee

A house fire that broke out Saturday afternoon leaves a family displaced and several pets dead in southeast Fresno, according to Fresno City Fire Batallion ...

Fresno Unified says renovations will improve education experience for students in and outside the classroom  KFSN-TV

For Fresno Unified Students, schools already out for summer but the district is hard at work with several construction projects thanks to Measure X.

FUSD Teachers, Parents Voice Special Ed Concerns at Town Hall

Reducing class sizes, combination classes and hiring more qualified teachers were among the concerns from parents and teachers at a special ed town hall.

He was working on his bike in the backyard and ‘felt pressure.’ Now police suspect a shooting  Fresno Bee

A male who reported feeling pressure while working on his bike in a backyard may have been shot, police in Fresno, California, said. The investigation ...

Video shows Fresno student punching teacher in cellphone dispute  Los Angeles Times

A Fresno high school student has been arrested after a video showed her attacking and punching a substitute teacher during class, police said Thursday.

Fresno rapper accused of selling drugs across from Roosevelt High School

A self-proclaimed Fresno rapper was booked into jail after getting arrested for allegedly selling drugs right across the street from a school.

Former Fresno police officer says Chief Dyer, staff mistreated him after fatal shooting  Fresno Bee

For the first time, former Fresno, California, police officer Junus Perry describes what he says are efforts by top officials in the Fresno Police Department to work ...

Must Reads: This Boyle Heights teacher is the face of the L.A. teachers’ strike  Los Angeles Times

Roxana Dueñas is the face of the Los Angeles teachers' strike. Her image is plastered on billboards, classroom walls and the United Teachers Los Angeles ...

Watch Fresno firefighters save an unconscious dog from a burning house over the weekend  Fresno Bee

Fresno California firefighters rescued a German shepherd on Friday night from a house fire that left three people displaced. Firefighters found the dog ...

Shelley Hamlin, pioneer for women’s sports who was among Valley’s best golfers, dies  The Fresno Bee

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 ...

Fresno City student learns valuable lesson: She makes a difference on climate change  The Fresno Bee

Samantha Perez, Rob Jeffers and Emily Salazar traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Citizens' Climate Lobby International Conference. Perez returns with ...

Split District? More Charters? Ratchford Shakes Up Area 3 Race.

Is Fresno Unified too big and too stuck in its ways to deliver the upgraded quality of education that many of its students need? Mark Ratchford, a candidate for the ...

Fresno Unified to open its pools to the public for summer  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Unified School District will be opening its swimming pools to the public beginning June 20 and running through Aug. 13.

Fishing report for week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4 | Pine Flat kicking out some big limits  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Election 2018: Who won seats on the Fresno City Council?  The Fresno Bee

In the race to replace Clint Olivier in the District 7 seat for Fresno CA City Council, Democrat Nelson Esparza held the lead by more than 10 points over ...

Carol Channing had a memorable visit to Fresno in 2004 to help the Armenian Home  The Fresno Bee

Broadway legend Carol Channel has died at the age of 97. In April 2004, Channing visited Fresno for two shows benefitting the California Armenian Home for ...

Fishing report for week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6 | Bass biting at Pine Flat, Eastman, Hensley  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Earth Day 2019 in Fresno  SF Bay Area Indymedia

Earth Day was held in Fresno on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.

Men's Basketball Rounds Out Coaching Changes with Arturo Ormond

Following the hiring of Kenton Paulino to the UTEP coaching staff nearly a month ago, Rodney Terry rounded out his assistant coaching circle with the addition ...

Audra McDonald to be honored in Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Audra McDonald, the six-time Tony Award winner, will return to Fresno this weekend where she'll be given a key to the city, and see ...

Fishing report for week of March 6-12: Kings River kicking out trout; plenty of bass action  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of March 6-12, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Fresno Unified's new program is giving students flexibility to stay ahead of their class  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Students at Fresno Unified's J. E. Young Academic Center are part of the new E-Learn academy that's an online version of school.

HoopHall is Back  Sports360AZ

Story by Kennedy Wilkerson. If you are a high school hoops fan in Arizona, make north Scottsdale your weekend destination. The Naismith Memorial Basketball ...

Chavez Runs on His Record. Yang Says City Needs New Voice.

Luis Chavez says he's on the right track to increasing prosperity in southeast Fresno. Paula Yang counters she can do better, especially with bringing the ...

Marcelline “Marcie” Anne Francesconi Johnson  Tahoe Daily Tribune

January 10, 1929 ~ December 18, 2018Marcie Johnson, a long-time resident of Incline Village, passed away peacefully at home on December 18, 2018.

Signing-day updates: Chris Roland denies USC, signs with the Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Check out the Star's live blog as Arizona, under Kevin Sumlin, makes the 2019 recruiting class official.

Relatives Say School Failed to Help Depressed Fresno Student Killed By Police  FOXNews

Family of teen killed by school police oficer says he was depressed and school failed to help him properly.

Fishing report for week of March 20-26: Spring bite good for bass, stripers, trout  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of March 20-26, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Got tickets? Audra McDonald set to make a rare appearance in Fresno this weekend  The Fresno Bee

Fresno legend Audra McDonald will make a rare performance back home. But if you don't already have tickets to see the six-time Tony award winner, you might ...

Fresno City Council needs fresh direction, and Nelson Esparza will help bring that about  The Fresno Bee

Nelson Esparza has the Fresno Bee Editorial Board's endorsement for his 2018 run for Fresno City Council. Voters in District 7 should vote for the candidate with ...

Fishing report for week of Feb. 27-March 5: Bass action good at San Joaquin Valley lakes  Fresno Bee

Compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George, a former Olympic-class decathlete at Fresno State and striper record-holder at Millerton Lake and who ...

Bryson Williams seeks to transfer from Fresno State. Will others follow?  The Collegian

After former San Diego State Associate Head Coach Justin Hutson was hired, all seemed to be well at Fresno State. But that doesn't seem to be the case. On the ...

Fresno Student Shot, Killed by Police Officer After Bat Attack  FOXNews

The officer fired after the student at Roosevelt High School allegedly hit the officer with a baseball bat, police said.

Fishing report for week of March 27-April 2: Pine Flat and Millerton bass bites best  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of March 27-April 2, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Local Sports Roundup: Spartans win share of ESL title  Porterville Recorder

One more win gives Strathmore outright championshipThe Strathmore High School volleyball team is one win away from claiming the East Sequoia League title ...

Fishing report for week of March 13-19: Good bass bite up and down Central California  Modesto Bee

Fishing report for week of March 13-19, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

4 men and teen in custody after robbing student at gunpoint in Southeast Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Four men and a teen are in custody accused of robbing a student at a bus stop in Southeast Fresno. It happened just after 6:30 ...

Help sought for Fresno girl mauled by pit bull. ‘I’m traumatized now.’  The Modesto Bee

A GoFundMe donation account was made to help Andinaye Godinez, 10, who was attacked by a pit bull on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in the backyard of her home ...

Gary Soto Gives Open Tour of his Museum to Students at FCC  The Rampage Online

Gary Soto showed students an intimate insight to the writer's life as he gave a tour of his museum, Oct. 9. The Gary Soto Museum is located in Fresno City ...

School Shooting Protests Planned, But Students Discouraged from Skipping Class

The three largest school districts serving Fresno say they support the First Amendment, but warn students there are consequences if they skip class in protest.

Bullard High School graduate Rae Dunn fires up new book project  Fresno Bee

Rae Dunn's life is filled with serendipitous events, including how she found her career in ceramics and as a writer. “I was in Golden Gate Park and I saw this ...

These candidates hope to replace Clint Olivier in Fresno City Council District 7  Fresno Bee

Voters in Fresno City Council District 7 will have three candidates with markedly different backgrounds to choose from to replace Councilman Clint Olivier.

Fishing report for week of Nov. 14-20 | Bass hitting at Pine Flat, Success  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Nov. 14-20, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Audra McDonald is coming home to sing with the Fresno Philharmonic for the first time  Fresno Bee

Broadway star and local arts scene legend Audra McDonald will return to her hometown in May for a concert with the Fresno Philharmonic. The Roosevelt High ...

Police: Fresno student killed by cop wanted to die  San Jose Mercury News

FRESNO – A 17-year-old high school student who was shot and killed after he attacked a campus police officer with a baseball bat wanted to die that day, ...

Navarrette: Immigrants: If you cant beat em, get rid of em  Stockton Record

The anti-immigrant crowd should just be honest and finally own up to the real reason they want to keep out foreigners.It's fear of competition, silly. Same as it ...

Two Central Unified Trustees Served Recall Notices

Central Unified School District Trustees Phillip Cervantes and Richard Solis have been served with recall papers. A grassroots group of parents served the two ...

'It's got to look good. People eat with their eyes first.'  Vida en el Valle

The former Roosevelt High School baseball player (he played all positions except for pitcher) wanted to become an architect but his love of money led him into ...

Luis Zamora takes over as Selma High girls soccer coach  Hanford Sentinel

SELMA - The Selma girls soccer team have a new head coach this season, but he is no stranger to the Bears' sideline.

Fishing report for week of Nov. 21-27 | Late-fall bass bite at several Valley lakes  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Nov. 21-27 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Late Mike Connors Attended 'Ex-Fresnotzi' Luncheon  Asbarez Armenian News

A month prior to his passing, famed Armenian-American actor Mike Connors—born Krikor Ohanian—attended the “Ex-Fresnotzi” luncheon on Dec. 11, 2016.

Coming to Downtown: A Street Named Audra McDonald Way

One of Fresno's greatest entertainers will have a street named in her honor. The city council will rename a portion of M Street "Audra McDonald Way."

Longtime stage for children’s theater in Fresno will close by Dec. 31, city says  Fresno Bee

The Children's Musical Theaterworks will have to leave its longtime downtown performance center by Dec. 31, the city of Fresno is telling the nonprofit.

Islander Girls Water Polo Are Runners-Up In Division II SoCal Regionals  Coronado Eagle and Journal

Technically the last Islander winter sports team standing from the 2018-19 season was the Girls Water Polo Team, who by virtue of their third place finish in the ...

Fishing Report: Week of July 4  Fresno Bee

Compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George, a former Olympic-class decathlete at Fresno State and striper record-holder at Millerton Lake and who ...

Charles Chitchjian was an 'iconic' part of Fresno's restaurant scene  Fresno Bee

Fresno restaurant owner Charles "Charlie" Chitchjian died Feb. 21 at the age of 96.

Fresno attorney Warren Paboojian named trial lawyer of the year by statewide group  Fresno Bee

Over three decades, Fresno attorney Warren Paboojian has collected several honors, including Trial Lawyer of the Year from the Consumer Attorneys of ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Looking to celebrate Day of the Dead? Arte Américas, Master Chorale have your ticket  Fresno Bee

As the indigenous Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, continues to gain popularity across the United States, it inspires lots of celebration ...

Audience participation? New Fresno Philharmonic director leaves mark with modern programming  Fresno Bee

Rei Hotoda wasted no time in creating a 2017-18 Fresno Philharmonic season rich in both modern pieces from living composers and classics from Beethoven, ...

Campus safety assistants help protect Fresno schools  Fresno Bee

Last month, a teacher called Dennis Hebert on a two-way radio and asked him to remove a student who smelled like marijuana from a classroom at Cesar ...

17th annual Guelaguetza brings Oaxacan folk dance, artisan crafts to Fresno  Fresno Bee

The Clovis West High School students with identical black braids and patterned tunics formed a line and propped pineapples on their shoulders. When the ...

Surely, you jester: It seems everywhere you look, there’s a #creepyclown  Fresno Bee

Law enforcement up and down the Central Valley, and from coast to coast, is dealing with a battalion of creepy clowns on social media (and sometimes in real ...

Fishing report for week of Oct. 24-30 | Wishon and Courtright producing trout limits  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Oct. 24-30, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

City, children’s theater company agree to short-term solution for use of auditorium  Fresno Bee

The Children's Musical Theaterworks will likely be able to continue leasing space in the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium after a meeting with city officials.

Former Fresno Opera director sues company, successor for alleged defamation  Fresno Bee

The former director and former associate director of the Fresno Grand Opera filed a lawsuit in Fresno County Superior Court against the company and another ...

5 reasons you should see StageWorks Fresno ‘The Full Monty’  Fresno Bee

StageWorks Fresno production of the musical “The Full Monty” runs through August 6, 2017 at The Dan Pessano Theater. Kathy Mahan saw the show opening ...

Theater Seoul to bring ‘Korean Romeo and Juliet’ to Fresno  Fresno Bee

A Fresno audience will get the chance to see one of the most traditional Korean love stories come to life on the stage July 17 at Sunnyside High School.

Sanger restaurant serves up schoolhouse history  Fresno Bee

Q: I've always wondered about the schoolhouse in Sanger that is now a restaurant. How long was it open for classes? Jan Dolan, Squaw Valley. A: The original ...

As expulsions, suspensions decrease at Fresno schools, concerns about out-of-control classrooms grow  Fresno Bee

In a quiet third-grade classroom at Birney Elementary School in central Fresno, students sit in a circle on the floor and speak only when they're handed a purple ...

One set designer’s junk becomes theater magic in ‘Starcatcher’  Fresno Bee

When you get close to the set in the new Good Company Players production, designed by David Pierce, you see artistic creativity at its peak.

Tax season is here and the United Way is helping Valley residents with filing  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The end of January means the beginning of tax season. This year non-profit United Way Fresno and Madera Counties wants to relieve ...

In Fresno, De Leon Backtracks On Tumbleweed Comments  Valley Public Radio

Incoming State Senate President pro tem Kevin de Leon made his first official appearance in Fresno today just weeks after controversial comments about the.

Like Scooby-Doo and The Beatles cartoons? See animator Ron Campbell’s work in Fresno  Fresno Bee

Australian artists will present show in Fresno featuring works based on the animation projects he did during his 50 years in the business.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Founder of Ray Fisher Pharmacy dies  Fresno Bee

Ray Fisher, who opened Ray Fisher Pharmacy in 1956 on Blackstone Avenue, died Jan. 12 after a massive stroke. The store still bears his name more than two ...

Henry R. Perea wants to cap long political career by becoming Fresno mayor  Fresno Bee

Henry R. Perea, the child of parents who came to the U.S. not speaking English, quietly worked his way through parochial school and, after a life-changing stint ...

Beethoven and beer? Fresno Philharmonic’s first woman musical director promises change  Fresno Bee

Utah Symphony associate conductor Rei Hotoda will take over as the Fresno Philharmonic's music director.

Fresno area entertainment calendar, May 5-11  Fresno Bee

Listing of art, exhibits, theater, music and more for the Fresno area.

Legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page gives his stamp of approval to tribute band Led Zepagain  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. VISALIA – Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but when the original artist applauds the simulation, that is sincere validation.

Fishing report for week of Nov. 7-13 | Fall feast for bass at Eastman, Pine Flat  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Nov. 7-13, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Corridor 2122 puts a Banksy spin on renovation fundraising  Fresno Bee

Fresno gallery raises money through T-shirts and “ArtShop” while at the same time making an artistic statement about the commodification of art.

California Governor’s Race Forces Candidates to Face the Past  The New York Times

Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa, the leading Democratic contenders in Tuesday's primary must contend with Jerry Brown's long shadow and voters' ...

Fulton Mall groundbreaking raises hopes of revitalizing downtown Fresno  Fresno Bee

It was 1964 when Gov. Edmund G. Brown hailed the newly built Fulton Street pedestrian mall in downtown Fresno as a successful effort to fend off the problems ...

Up close and personal with Frida Kahlo at Fresno Art Museum  Fresno Bee

The Dec. 20 article in The Bee, only a few paragraphs long, wasn't breaking news – just a reminder of a coming attraction. The Fresno Art Museum already had ...

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