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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 ...



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

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



Men's Basketball Rounds Out Coaching Changes with Arturo Ormond  krod.com

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 ...



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.



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

Fresno Unified is planning to name the theater at the Roosevelt School of the Arts after Broadway star Audra McDonald, its most famous alumna. McDonald, who ...



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 ...



Roosevelt High School teens suspended after fight video goes viral on Facebook  ABC30.com

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



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.



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.



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

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



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

This week's Ask Me column looks back on the tradition of Roosevelt High School seniors walking down stairs from second-story windows to their graduation, ...



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.



FUSD Teachers, Parents Voice Special Ed Concerns at Town Hall  gvwire.com

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



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

In this Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, students rally for clean energy in front of San Francisco City Hall. A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change that ...



2019 Community Calendar  KMPH Fox 26

Thank you for visiting the FOX26 Community Calendar. Do you have an event you would like included? Please email it to NewsDesk@kmph. com for ...



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 ...



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 ...



After arrests of 14-year-old girls, police warn social media threats are felonies  Fresno Bee

Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson and Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer are warning students that social media threats are considered crimes, after a ...



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

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 ...



1944 Roosevelt High School graduates remember the good times  ABC30.com

Students across the Valley will graduate soon and go their separate ways. But for one group of friends, their high school bond is still going strong more than ...



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 ...



Audra McDonald to be honored in Fresno  KFSN-TV

The six-time Tony Award winner will return to Fresno this weekend.



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

Broadway star Audra McDonald will perform in her hometown of Fresno, California, for the first time since 2011. Her show Saturday night, May 26, 2018 at ...



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.



It’s time to bring the school model into the digital age. Our students depend on it  The Fresno Bee

Larry L. Powell, former Fresno County superintendent of schools, says Fresno Unified has an opportunity to remake itself into a school system ready for the ...



Central California fishing report: 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.



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 ...



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.



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

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 ...



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

Video footage shows ice and snow covering sections of Shaver Lake after a cold storm blew through the Sierra Nevada mountains east of Fresno over the past ...



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.



Thieves targeting homes and businesses for surveillance cameras newest crime trend in Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A thief was lurking on the campus of Roosevelt High School at the end of September--looking to steal surveillance cameras, a device ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



School walkout alternative activities planned  KMPH Fox 26

Fresno Unified School District officials are planning walkout alternative activities for numerous schools on Wednesday.A national school walkout is planned that ...



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.



Nine recruits sign National Letter of Intent to play football at Cal Poly  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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Legalizing drugs may actually limit their use  The Fresno Bee

The Global Commission on Drug Policy was formed in 2011 to study and make recommendations for dealing with drugs in society. For the past several years it ...



Louie Leonardo, Jr.  Fresno Bee

I was born Louie Leonardo, Jr. on May 31, 1938 and raised in Fresno. My parents were Louie Sr. and Rose Leonardo. I am the oldest of three children. I have a ...



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 ...



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' ...



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.



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.



Paul L. Keithly | Obituaries | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

Paul L. Keithly. April 15, 1941-February 3, 2019. On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the Almighty God in his infinite mercy called his angel home, Paul L. Keithly, ...



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

FRESNO, Calif. – A police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old high school student Wednesday after authorities said the teenager clubbed the officer with a ...



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.



Coming to Downtown: A Street Named Audra McDonald Way  gvwire.com

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."



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 ...



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.



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.



One Classroom At A Time  KMPH Fox 26

What would $1000 do to help your classroom? Tell us your ideas and you could be awarded $1000 make it happen.If the contest is not loading below, you can ...



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

Broadway star Audra McDonald will perform with the Fresno Philharmonic on May 26, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



Bryson Williams granted release from Fresno State  The Collegian

After speculation over his future, Bulldogs sophomore Bryson Williams' request for a transfer to a new school was approved Wednesday by Fresno State, ...



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.



School Shooting Protests Planned, But Students Discouraged from Skipping Class  gvwire.com

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.



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.



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 ...



Former 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh In Fresno  KMPH Fox 26

After coaching football for more than a decade in California, Jim Harbaugh returned to the Golden State. Not to the Bay Area however, but to Fresno. KMPH ...



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, ...



Robert 'Bob' Melford Munyon | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Robert “Bob” Melford Munyon was born Dec. 19, 1928, to Constance Louise and Arthur Curtis Munyon in Downey, and passed into the presence of his Lord and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



12-year-old boy fighting for life after being electrocuted  yourcentralvalley.com

Victoria Antunez said her 12-year-old son, Adrian, got electrocuted while playing outside. She said he's now fighting for his life.



Fishing report for week of Feb. 28-March 6 | Shaver bites heating up, Pine Flat bass holding up  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Feb. 21-27, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.



'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 ...



Hurtado flexes political muscle in state Senate District 14 race  Vida en el Valle

If Sanger City Councilmember Melissa Hurtado fails in her bid to upset state Sen. Andy Vidak, R-Hanford, in the 14th State Senate District, it won't be because ...



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 ...



Reading and Beyond embraces 93701, Fresno’s lead-poisoned ZIP code  Fresno Bee

It was a shock to learn that children in Fresno are manifesting lead levels in their blood that are three times higher than that of the children in Flint, Michigan.



Two Central Unified Trustees Served Recall Notices  gvwire.com

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



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 ...



Fresno pastor pleads no contest to gun charges; rape charges dropped  Merced Sun-Star

Rape charges have been dismissed against the Rev. Donald Lockhart of Fresno, who has been waging a three-year legal battle in Fresno County Superior ...



'I'm traumatized': Help sought for Fresno girl mauled by pit bull  TheSpec.com

Andinaye "Andi" Godinez winces with pain and clutches a wolf stuffed animal as her mom cleans her left leg covered with puncture wounds. The 10-year-old ...



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.



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, ...



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.



Ask Me: Fresno’s downtown AT&T building was originally Pacific Telephone  Fresno Bee

Question: How old are the two AT&T buildings at Van Ness and Stanislaus?



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.



Gene Nalbandian writes book to deal with son’s death  Fresno Bee

Gene Nalbandian's book, “Lamentations of a Dad: How Takeaways Led to Comebacks” deals with his life as a pro athlete, businessman and father dealing with ...



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

Arte Americas moves its popular “CalaGala” marking Dia de los Muertos to a new location at Eaton Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 29, while the Fresno Community ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Sanger restaurant serves up schoolhouse history  Fresno Bee

Frankwood School, named for two businessmen who donated land and money for school, houses the second restaurant to operate in the red brick building that ...



Crowning moment  Bay Area Indymedia

Johnny Vera, at 6-foot-4 in heels, towers over enthusiastic supporters as he sports the tiara representing his selection as queen for Roosevelt High's prom ...



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 ...



Fishing Report for week of Jan. 23: Shaver kokanee, Pine Flat bass and trout on tap  Fresno Bee

Roosevelt High School Bass Fishing Club president Corrie Williams, left, and Bryce Her, right, hold forth the bass they caught midway through the April ...



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 ...



Good Company Players show offers old-time whimsy for a world in need of it  Fresno Bee

“The Drowsy Chaperone” is not the most topical or edgy musical you'll find in the local theater scene. It's about a phonograph record that magically transforms a ...



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 ...



A top cop once chose his badge over family. As his trial begins, that decision could cost him  Fresno Bee

Kelly Foster-Nelum, left, says her brother, former Fresno police Deputy Chief Keith Foster, could pay for his decision 15 years ago to remain silent after the ...



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