Saturday, 30 April 2016




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Victim Shot in the Back; Suspect Arrested

FRESNO - On Monday April 25, 2016 at approximately 1743 hours, the Fresno Police Department received multiple calls from citizens reporting a victim of a shooting in the area of Polk/Fairmont. Off [ ... ]

Victim Recovering, Suspect in Custody for Attempt Murder

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CLOVIS - On April 4, 2016 at approximately 4:18pm, Clovis Police responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of west Athens.  Upon arrival, officers located a female that had been stabbed multipl [ ... ]

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Bullpen Lift Grizzlies to 5-2 Win in Salt Lake Series Opener

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SALT LAK CITY, UT - After the ultimate rarity of back-to-back rainouts in Las Vegas, the Fresno Grizzlies were anxious to get back at it on Monday in Salt Lake City, the first of a four-game series [ ... ]

Red Wave Attractions at 2016 Spring Showcase Saturday

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FRESNO  - The 2016 Spring Showcase for the Fresno State football team is being held Saturday, April 2 and Bulldog Athletics has many entertaining attractions that day to accompany the football te [ ... ]

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Gwen Stefani Set To Launch North American "This Is What The Truth Feels Like Tour"

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LOS ANGELES - Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Gwen Stefani will return to the road this summer as she launches her This Is What the Truth Feels Like 2016 tour on July 12 in Boston, M [ ... ]

Six Flags and Gildan Kickstart the Summer with Sweepstakes Promotion

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced a new partnership with Gildan USA Inc., cen [ ... ]

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Opinion / Editorial

Cunnings Brother-in-Law & Walk-on Coach Threatens BVN Publisher

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EDITORIAL - In eighteen years of publishing Big Valley News and Madera Online I have received my share of threats. From a junior high school band director's son to even a Madera Police Officer's wife. [ ... ]

EDITORIAL: Remember Alison Parker & Adam Ward, Not the Killer

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EDITORIAL - WDBJ-TV Virginia television reporters Alison Parker and Adam Ward were executed while doing their jobs. They were good people who were successful at what they did and loved their work. The [ ... ]

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Big Valley News & Photo
Correctional Officer Avoids Serious Injury Following Inmate Attack Print E-mail
News - Local
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:03
FRESNO - A Fresno County Sheriff’s correctional officer (CO) was conducting routine cell checks Sunday afternoon inside one of the jail’s pods. Once the correctional turned to leave through a door, inmate Daniel Telles attacked him.

The 27 year old Telles used a jail made weapon to stab the officer behind his left ear. The injured officer took Telles to the ground and restrained him until assisting officers arrived and placed him in a holding cell. The CO was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. His injury did not require stitches and he has since been released from the hospital. He has worked as an FSO correctional officer since March 2016.
Shotspotter Detects Shooting - Suspect On Run Print E-mail
News - Local
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 09:57
FRESNO - On Monday, April 25, 2016, at 11:44 AM, Southwest patrol officers were dispatched to a shotspotter call in the 300 block of N. Clark St. Shortly thereafter, the department received other calls from citizens regarding a shooting at that location.

The callers identified a gray sedan, metallic gray in color, three males in the car as the suspect vehicle. A caller identified the rear passenger as an African American male, with a Dreadlock hairstyle, armed with a black pistol that was the shooter. After the shooting, the suspect vehicle was last seen eastbound on Grant Street toward Thesta Avenue.
Madera South Choir Performs at Valley Children's Print E-mail
News - Local
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Friday, 22 April 2016 13:26
MADERA - The Madera Couth Choir performed this morning at Valley Children's Hospital for the patients, families and staff. The half hour performance was a warm up for their concert next week at Disneyland's California Adventure. The group will take a stage at the park's Hollywood Backlot and perform 50's favorites for the guest of the park. After their performance the students will go into a recording studio at the park and learn the process of recording a soundtrack.
37 MPH Winds Damage Historic Structures and Uproot Trees Print E-mail
News - Local
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:29

MADERA - Friday afternoon around 1:30pm  the city of Madera experienced a strong wind storm that moved through the area.  Winds from the storm reached speeds of 37 mph according to the National Weather Service at the Madera Airport.

The Madera Police Department received about forty calls regarding wind damage and/or power outages from the storm.  There were approximately four temporary power outages caused by downed power lines.

102 Days After the Passing of Her Husband, Peggy & Dino Petrucci Reunite in Heaven Print E-mail
Life - Obits
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 07:52

Peggy Louise Petrucci (83) passed away on Thursday April 14, 2016, with her family by her side. Her hasband Dino Petrucci, former Madera Unified School Board Trustee just passed 102 days prior. Peggy was born to Raymond and Opal Hayes in Cecil, Arkansas. She spent most of her childhood in Arkansas before moving to Madera in her teen years.

She graduated from Madera Union High School in 1950. Peggy married the love of her life, Dino, at the age of 18 in Las Vegas and for the next 4 years spent many weekends with him at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo during his time in college. They were married for 64 beautiful years.


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Edward D. Kincheloe (50) a native of California and a resident of Madera, CA for 35 years passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at his Madera home. Edward was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of [ ... ]

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Julie Gleason McCully (55) went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 8, 2016. Julie was born on June 14, 1960 in Fresno, Ca and was raised in Madera, Ca. She was the daughter of Barbara Thornton and [ ... ]


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