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Fresno County

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Top Fresno County Articles

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  • 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...
  • Whooping cough cases continue to rise in California [Updated]

     
    Whooping cough cases have tripled in California, health officials said Thursday, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles area seeing sizable increases. There have been 584 confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as......
  • With whooping cough cases on the rise, experts said the cough has a distinct sound

     
    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 infections. In California, there have been 584.....
  • State of California: Spends 71 Cents To Pay Counties 1 Cent

    State of California: Spends 71 Cents To Pay Counties 1 Cent
    It's your money, and the state of California is wasting it. You may be thinking 'what's new?' but this one defies logic: how can you explain spending 71-cents to send out payments of just one cent? Here's how it happen: California Farmers like Casey...
  • Teen Arrested After Missing Boy Found Dead In Dryer

    Teen Arrested After Missing Boy Found Dead In Dryer
    A teenager is facing murder charges after a missing 4-year-old boy was found dead inside a clothes dryer in Mendota, California, authorities said. Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims says 4-year-old Alex Christopher Mercado's body was found Saturday...
  • 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...
  • UC Fee Hikes A Test Many Families Can't Pass

    UC Fee Hikes A Test Many Families Can't Pass
    The budget crisis afflicting California State University could not have come at a worse time for Berenice Vite and Rafael Curiel, whose son Alonso is a sophomore at Cal State Long Beach. As the university was imposing a 32% student fee hike this year,...
  • 13 year old Cheerleader Dies from the Flu

    NORCO -- 13 year old Brittney Peters, a cheerleader at Norco Intermediate School, has died from complications of the flu, according to health officials. The Riverside County Health Department confirmed Peters was one of two children who died from...
  • story test

    Reporting from Fresno and Lemoore, Calif. — The two Republicans at the top of California's November ticket fanned out across the Central Valley this week, denouncing government dysfunction and asserting that their business experience would help them...
  • Hate-crime reports reach record level

    Leaders of Muslim and Arab-American advocacy groups are braced for a backlash if U.S.-led military strikes in Afghanistan lead to a terrorist reprisal on American shores. There already have been hundreds of reports of hate crimes against Muslims and...
  • Church Seeks Influence in Schools, Business, Science

    Emerging from years of internal strife and public scandal, the Scientology movement has embarked on a sweeping and sophisticated campaign to gain new influence in America. The goal is to refurbish the tarnished image of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard...