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Fresno Food Expo Welcomed Over 1,700 Industry Professionals to the San Joaquin Valley

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FRESNO - The 2014 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, was held on Thursday, July 24 featuring 126 food and beverage companies ranging from producers and growers to manufacturers and processo [ ... ]


Missing Bass Lake Jogger Found Safe - Search Should Serve as Reminder

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MADERA COUNTY – While the search to find a missing 19-year old Colorado woman, who went jogging at around 10:30 Saturday morning at Bass Lake, (and reported missing just before 4 PM), ended on a h [ ... ]


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Derek Carr Named 2013-14 Mountain West Male Athlete of the Year

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Carr becomes the first Bulldog to receive the Athlete of the Year award from the Mountain West
 
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Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr was named Tuesday as the recipient o [ ... ]


Professional Skateboarders Coming to Chukchansi Park

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FRESNO - The Fresno Grizzlies, in conjunction with Lifted Group Research, have teamed up to put on one of the more unique events to hit the Central Valley this year. On July 31st, the LRG professio [ ... ]


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Kick off Shark Week with a Slumber Party Like No Other: Six Flag's Discovery Kingdom Sharks in the Dark

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VALLEJO - Does the thought of sleeping under water while sharks circle around you sound like your kind of adventure? How about resting your head against a shark aquarium and then waking up to a lar [ ... ]


CHOWCHILLA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: 3 Guys Playin the Blues

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CHOWCHILLA – After a wonderful start to the summer concert season last Thursday, the music and the fun continues this week at Chowchilla’s FREE Music in the Park concert when 3 GUYS PLAYIN’ THE  [ ... ]


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Slate Mail Ads - Paid Endorsement or Political Trickery

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EDITORIAL -  In the next few weeks, if not already, your mailbox is going to be filled with advertisements and brochures for candidates for every position on this June's ballots. The message will [ ... ]


EDITORIAL: America Cannot Win with Racist Attitudes

EDITORIAL - For the rest of his life Donald Sterling will be remembered for racist remarks even though they were made in private.  Paula Deen and Cliven Bundy will also be remembered for their  [ ... ]


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Escapee Captured After Three Hours on the Run Print E-mail
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Written by News Room   
Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:47

MADERA - An inmate housed in the Madera County Department of Corrections escaped from custody early Wednesday evening. For the next three hours law enforcement agencies all around Madera County tracked down the escapee until he was re-captured three hours later near Madera County's Court House Park in the city of Madera.

Bryan Parry King (47), who was reportedly working in the facility’s kitchen area, went to take the trash out, then jumped the fence. His last direction of travel was on Olive Avenue. Bryan King’s last known residence is in Coarsegold.

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Derek Carr Named 2013-14 Mountain West Male Athlete of the Year Print E-mail
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Written by Jason Clay - Fresno State   
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:41
Carr becomes the first Bulldog to receive the Athlete of the Year award from the Mountain West
 
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Shooting Suspect Arrested in Southeast Fresno Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 July 2014 10:59

FRESNO - Southeast patrol and VCIT officers from the Fresno Police Depaartment were dispatched Friday evening to 4034 E. Verrue regarding shots heard in the area with several subjects yelling and screaming. Upon arrival, officers were contacted by the victims who told officers that they had been drinking beer earlier with Suspect Stephen Escalante, birth date: January 30, 1980, and when they asked Escalante to pitch in to purchase more beer he became very irate.

Escalante then stormed in his residence, 4024 E. Verrue, and grabbed a shotgun. He walked to a 2007 Chevrolet truck belonging to a victim, which was parked on Verrue, and he used the shotgun to shoot out the windows and to shoot into the side of the truck.

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Carjacked Vehicle Strikes 56 Year Old Female Now in Critical Condition at CRMC Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 July 2014 11:05

FRESNO - Sunday eveing Southeast patrol officers from the Fresno Police Department were dispatched to Butler and Winery Avenues regarding a shooting victim at the location. As officers were responding to the location another call came in by a hysterical female saying that gang members just ran over her grandmother. Shortly thereafter, dispatch received another call that the incident was a vehicle verses pedestrian accident with (2) people injured at the scene.

When officers arrived, they quickly determined there were no shooting victims at the scene and that a shooting had not occurred at the location. Officers found a 56 year old Hispanic female laying in the roadway in the 4800 block of East Butler Avenue.

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Worker Caught Skimming Beekeeper's Wax Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 July 2014 11:57
MADERA COUNTY – A Chowchilla man, who, according to his booking sheet, lists his occupation as Beekeeper, sits behind bars – accused of skimming hundreds of pounds of beeswax off a Madera County Apiarist.Karl Robert Glick (26), is suspected of pocketing more than $2,000 at the beekeeper’s expense.

On Saturday, the honey farmer discovered equipment missing from his shop. While visiting one of his hives, saw a bill of sale for $1700 in plain view inside the suspect’s open car; and later in the day, deputies would seize the stolen property along with nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from the suspect’s property.

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Virginia Lee Rose 79 was born September 27, 1934 in Rayville LA and passed on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Kaiser Hospital in Fresno, CA. Her death from an aneurysm was sudden and unexpected but peace [ ... ]


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Eunice Mora 83 was born July 10, 1931 to Louis and Laura Schulenburg. She grew up in Santa Maria where she met Robert Mora. They fell in love, got married and to moved to Madera, where they raised  [ ... ]


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Sarah Renee Sanders was born on April 5, 2011 at 5:49pm to Alicia and Michael Sanders. She was 20 in length and weighed 8.2 pds. Her maternal grandparents are Sharon and Mike Stapleton.. Her paternal  [ ... ]


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