| Aug 11, 2009
Newly opened, Wolfgang Puck's Five Sixty is one of the hottest and priciest restaurants in town. But starting next week, you can have a three course taste of the specialties for only $35.
Executive Chef Sarah Johannes says, "We have a bunch of...
| Aug 11, 2009
A California beef processor that voluntarily recalled tons of hamburger meat due to salmonella fears last week was slapped with animal handling citations last year in a government review of meatpacking plants, records show.
At least 28 people in three...
| Aug 13, 2009
Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is warning that she'll probably have to let more inmates out of jail early because of budget cuts.
Mims said Wednesday that with the layoffs of 35 correctional officers scheduled for Aug. 24, she'll have to close...
| Dec 21, 2009
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,...
| Dec 30, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only Hollywood celebrity shaping legislation in the state Capitol this past year. Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rodriguez and Sean Penn were among the A-listers who took on starring roles in crafting or promoting new laws....
| Jan 18, 2010
| 10:36 PM
Commissioner Larry Scott announced today that Washington senior forward Quincy Pondexter has been named the Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 11-17.
Pondexter, of Fresno, Calif., led the Huskies to a weekend sweep over Stanford band...
| Feb 4, 2010
Modesto ranks eleventh in a new survey released by Men's Health Magazine revealing the drunkest cities in America.
According to the list, Fresno is the drunkest city in the nation, while Sacramento is ranked 20th.
Five cities in the top 20 ranked by the...
| Feb 21, 2010
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO BADGER PASS
From Los Angeles, take Interstate 5 north to California Highway 99 north to Fresno. From Fresno, take California Highway 41 north to Oakhurst and Yosemite National Park. To reach Badger Pass from the park's...
| Aug 26, 2009
The California Highway Patrol makes special efforts to inspect trucks that haul tons of freshly harvested tomatoes/ August is the height of the harvest season which means trucks are making thousands of runs from fields to processing plants all hours of...
| Mar 2, 2009
More and more consumers are forgoing standard milk in favor of "raw" milk, milk that's unpasteurized and unhomogenized, essentially straight from the udder of the cow.
Some seek out raw milk for its reportedly creamier, richer taste, but more choose it...
| Mar 24, 2009
Tens of thousands of out-of-work Californians, slated to exhaust their unemployment benefits next month, could soon get an extra 20 weeks of help thanks to a compromise bill approved by the Assembly on Monday. It passed 76 to 0.
The bill now goes to...
| Mar 5, 2009
AFA Claude Farinha, Gold Rush Chapter 116, will hold its Fifth "Annual Speaker Series" Dinner on Thursday, March 19th, 6 P.M. at the Sacramento Marriot, Sunrise & Folsom Blvd., 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742. Col.Jonathan S. Flaugher,...