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Fresno County

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  • Public health departments are on the front lines against the flu

    Government employees tend to be easy fodder for mockery. That is particularly true when the ribbing suits the needs of political candidates trying to appear vigilant about the growth of government. In her quest to become governor of California, for...
  • A beastly kind of cruelty

    A beastly kind of cruelty
    The buzzards led Nick Bursio to his prized calf. He found the body just over a rise in the field, with a bullet hole in its left shoulder, near the heart. Bursio had heard of animals killed by rustlers for their meat. But not until that May morning had...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Panel slow to act on nurses' crimes

    In March 2006, a Long Beach hospital put state licensing authorities on notice: Two patients had accused a nurse of molesting them on a single night. One said that he massaged her breasts, the other that he groped her under her hospital gown, according to...
  • Health staff background checks lag

    California's failure to check the criminal backgrounds of health professionals extends well beyond nurses, encompassing tens of thousands of doctors, dentists, psychiatric technicians and therapists. The Times reported this fall that regulators had not...
  • Looking to November

    Today's question: Look toward November. What local and state ballot initiatives should we expect to see? How should L.A. voters go in the general election? How do you expect the vote will actually go? Click here to read previous installments from this...
  • Two local cities ranked among nations most playful

    Two local cities ranked among nations most playful
    Two San Diego County cities were recognized in a national survey for efforts to increase youth recreational opportunities, it was announced Monday. Along with seven other California cities, Encinitas and La Mesa made the "2009 Playful City USA'' list...
  • 2 suspects arrested in April killing of sailor

    2 suspects arrested in April killing of sailor
    Two young Fresno-area men accused of stabbing to death a sailor in the victim's Spring Valley apartment over money last spring were expected to be arraigned in El Cajon Wednesday on murder charges. Jeffrey Jin Dunn and Robert Navarro Jr., both 22, were...
  • Californy power

    My mother, a child of the San Bernardino County city of Redlands, has always been fond of reciting an old country-song verse favored by her Oklahoma forebears. Dear Okie, if you see Arkie, tell 'im Tex's got a job for him out in Californy. Within...
  • Almost time to hit the Blossom Trail

    Do you know the difference between various fruit and nut tree blossoms? Almonds, apples and plums have white petals; apricots are pink; and peaches and nectarines can run pink to red. You can check them out firsthand at the Blossom Trail in Fresno County...
  • Fresno County's Pine Flat Lake

    Setting up camp DIRECTIONS Pine Flat Lake is about five hours from Los Angeles. Take Interstate 5 north for 62 miles to California 99 north, for 113 miles. Take the Mendocino Avenue exit, turn right at 18th Avenue, left on Manning Avenue, right on...
  • Blossom Trail: Fresno County road trip plum gorgeous

    As the campfire roared next to us, we admired a sky so opaque it looked like a piece of deep purple velvet, drawn taut and full of pinpricks through which starshine seeped. Ahhh. And the hot dogs were sizzling in the fire. Yes, in, where we'd fumbled...