Category Archives: Local News

Missing Man May Head Towards Santa Clara, Fresno or Merced Counties: CHP

Missing Man May Head Towards Santa Clara, Fresno or Merced Counties: CHP

  SAN JOSE, CA (KMJ) — A missing at-risk man from the San Jose area may be heading towards Santa Clara, Fresno or Merced Counties, according to CHP. Anthony Fisher, 69, was last seen at 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in San Jose, California. Fisher was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black jacket…MORE

Request to Audit DMV’s Rollout of Real ID Program Fails to Gather Enough Votes

Request to Audit DMV’s Rollout of Real ID Program Fails to Gather Enough Votes

  SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ) – A request to audit the Department of Motor Vehicle’s rollout of its Real ID program fails to gather enough votes. At a hearing in Sacramento on Wednesday, Acting DMV Director Kathleen Web told the Joint Legislative Audit Committee that she is willing to cooperate with another state audit – but…MORE

Confusion Remains Over CA Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

Confusion Remains Over CA Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Starting July 1, Californians seeking to buy ammunition in the state will have to undergo a background check, as part a gun control measure approved back in 2016. However, confusion remains over what kind of documentation will be required. At a news conference on Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom incorrectly stated that, “if…MORE

Body Found in Delta Mendota Canal in Los Banos

Body Found in Delta Mendota Canal in Los Banos

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A body is found in a Los Banos canal on Wednesday. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office was conducting the investigation. The Sheriff’s Office says the body was located in the morning in the Delta Mendota Canal near Mercy Springs Road, according to the Sheriff’s Facebook page. Detectives and the water…MORE

PG&E’s Lenders Offer Billions, New Name to Rebrand Utility

PG&E’s Lenders Offer Billions, New Name to Rebrand Utility

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Pacific Gas & Electric’s key lenders have offered a $30 billion plan to pull the utility out of bankruptcy and give the tarnished company a new name. The Sacramento Bee reports the proposal filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court would set aside up to $18 billion of the $30 billion to…MORE

Mitsubishi Motors Pulling HQ out of California

Mitsubishi Motors Pulling HQ out of California

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Mitsubishi Motors has announced it is relocating its North America headquarters from California to Tennessee, a move that will bring the Japanese automaker closer to its sister company Nissan and strengthen Tennessee’s growing reputation as an epicenter of the automotive sector. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community…MORE

Body Found in Fresno Canal, Police Now Investigating Death As “Drowning”

Body Found in Fresno Canal, Police Now Investigating Death As “Drowning”

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno Police say a suspicious death investigation that began Tuesday morning is now a considered a drowning. The call came in to dispatch around 11:00am, someone reporting a possible drowning in the Dry Creek Canal. Fresno Police and Fresno Fire crews arrived to a residential neighborhood and discovered the body…MORE

California DMV Shutting Half-Day in July For Real ID, Employee Retraining

California DMV Shutting Half-Day in July For Real ID, Employee Retraining

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Department of Motor Vehicles is shutting offices across the state but only for half a day in July. On July 24th, employees at 183 DMV offices will work on their customer skills. The DMV is reinforcing training for its 5000 employees on providing “excellent” customer service, and preparing them…MORE