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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Audra McDonald to be honored in Fresno  KFSN-TV

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

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 ...

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

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- An admitted gang member is under arrest after police say he was caught stealing from Roosevelt High School in Southeast Fresno.

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 ...

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 ...

1944 Roosevelt High School graduates remember the good times

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- It's been 71 years since these seniors were seniors at Roosevelt High School, but they still can remember their fight song. These days ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Marcelline “Marcie” Anne Francesconi Johnson  Tahoe Daily Tribune

Marcie Johnson, a long-time resident of Incline Village, passed away peacefully at home on December 18, 2018. Marcelline Anne Francesconi Johnson was ...

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, ...

Police make arrest after Fresno Unified schools are threatened on social media  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A social media threat toward several Fresno Unified Schools led to an arrest Monday night, authorities said. Fresno Police said the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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' ...

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

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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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Planned Parenthood Sets Up Shop At Roosevelt High To Reduce Teen Pregnancies  CBS Local

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Planned Parenthood and the Los Angeles Unified School District have teamed up in an unusual collaboration to reduce the number of ...

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 ...

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 ...

12-year-old boy fighting for life after being electrocuted

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Central California lakes, rivers, ocean fishing report for April 11-17  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of April 11-17 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

La Raza: The Community Newspaper That Became a Political Platform  KCET

The origins of La Raza magazine sound like the beginning of a joke or a story that could go in any direction. However, it's the beginning of the story...

English learners in the Valley lack support, consistency  Fresno Bee

When Jesus Torralba moved to Fresno from Mexico, he started second grade with the academic skills of sixth graders at his new elementary school.

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 ...

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?

Rex Carl Parker  Newport News Times

It is with sad hearts that we share the news of the passing of Rex Carl Parker, beloved husband, father and grandfather, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Rex is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mabel’s Kitchen is back and educating Fresno about muffuletta sandwiches  Fresno Bee

Mabel's Kitchen has opened inside Bitwise Industries on Van Ness Avenue in downtown Fresno, reopening after closing its previous location on Kern Street next ...

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 ...

Fresno mayor, councilman vacation with local men who have city business  The Fresno Bee

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand and Councilman Paul Caprioglio vacationed last week in Yellowstone National Park with two local men who frequently do business ...

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 ...

Fresno civil-rights activist Ben Benavídez dies  Fresno Bee

Ben Benavídez was national and state president of the Mexican American Political Association in the 1990s and early 2000s. The civil rights activist fought for ...

Volleyball: Selma aims to build off last season's playoff run  Hanford Sentinel

SELMA - After making a deep playoff run last year, the expectation for the Selma volleyball team is to go farther this season.

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

Fresno's ex-deputy police Chief Keith Foster, facing drug charges, was quiet after police killed his nephew in 2002. The brother will testify against Foster.

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

When Rei Hotoda and the Fresno Philharmonic finished a raucous March performance of the conductor's ambitious program – one that began with a song ...

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

The Drowsy Chaperone” will run at Roger Rocka's Dinner Theater from Thursday, September 14 until November 12.

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 ...

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.

Hang on, Audra. The words that go with your big award from Obama are here. Somewhere ...  Fresno Bee

Roosevelt High graduate Audra McDonald presented National Medal of Arts at the White House.

#IMOMSOHARD thrills Lemoore ‘Navy b****es,’ mountain moms and more  Fresno Bee

Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley of breakout Facebook video series IMOMSOHARD delivered laughs and a generous helping of real talk during their Fresno ...

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.

Titans Break Camp With High Hopes  San Marino Tribune

The downside of success is elevated expectations and San Marino High School football Coach Mike Hobbie might have created a monster. Last year's ...

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.

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