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New Report Shows Best California Cities for Job Opportunities

New Report Shows Best California Cities for Job Opportunities

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — A new WalletHub report shows the best and worst cities in the Golden State, when it comes to finding a job. The top five are San Ramon, Palo Alto, Danville, Los Gatos, and Santa Clara. Meanwhile, Fresno comes in at 226 overall, out of 254 cities on the list. Fresno ranks 217th…MORE

Calif. Legislature Moves Further to the Left

Calif. Legislature Moves Further to the Left

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — California lawmakers have begun the new legislative session with crushing Democratic supermajorities in both chambers, along with Democrats’ sweep of all statewide offices. The party benefited from changing demographics and attitudes toward President Trump, to overachieve in last month’s election by historic margins. They won even in areas long supportive of Republicans,…MORE

Halloween Attack on Local Synagogue Being Investigated as Hate Crime

Halloween Attack on Local Synagogue Being Investigated as Hate Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — A second Halloween attack has been reported on a Fresno place of worship. First, Corner Stone Church at the Wilson Theatre had its historic ticket booth vandalized, and a mutilated animal carcass was left at the stage entrance. Then, as Fresno Police Lieutenant Mark Hudson tells KMJ News, the Temple Beth Israel…MORE

Man Accused of Trying to Lure Women into His Truck Caught in Clovis

Man Accused of Trying to Lure Women into His Truck Caught in Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. (KMJ) — A man accused of trying to lure several women into his truck has been busted by Clovis PD. 32-year-old Lammar Carey of Fresno is behind bars on felony charges of attempted kidnapping, after a witness managed to take a photo of him, and the license plate on his truck. Investigators are asking…MORE

Voter Registration Hits New Record in Calif.

Voter Registration Hits New Record in Calif.

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — California’s voter registration has reach an all-time high heading into the November election. Secretary of State Alex Padilla says more than 19 million people are registered, which is nearly 76 percent of those who are eligible. The Golden State has not had such a large share of registered voters, since 77 percent…MORE

Report: Calif. Among Least Teacher-Friendly States

Report: Calif. Among Least Teacher-Friendly States

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — California is among the least teacher-friendly states in the nation, according to a new WalletHub report. The state ranks 31st overall. When it comes to the student-teacher ratio, California comes in dead last. It also gets low scores for the average starting salary, income growth potential, the quality of the public school…MORE

Calif. Could Experiment with Safe Injection Sites

Calif. Could Experiment with Safe Injection Sites

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — A bill that would allow San Francisco to operate so-called safe injection sites for drug users is likely to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown, following approval by state lawmakers. The measure was written last year by Stockton Assemblywoman Susan Eggman, but it’s been amended to apply specifically to San Francisco, who…MORE

CA Lawmakers Set to Take Final Vote on Bill to Combat Fake News

CA Lawmakers Set to Take Final Vote on Bill to Combat Fake News

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — California lawmakers are set to take a final vote this week, on a measure aiming to combat the rise of fake news stories online. The bill would bolster media literacy courses in public schools. Supports say helping young people succeed in the age of digital media is essential to democracy. A recent…MORE

Study Claims Climate Change Will Severely Increase CA’s Wildfire Risk

Study Claims Climate Change Will Severely Increase CA’s Wildfire Risk

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — The acreage of land consumed by wildfires is set to rise by 77 percent a year, by the end of the century. That’s among the claims made in the 4th annual Climate Change Assessment, released by California state officials. Researchers believe more aggressive forest management would soften the impact of climate change…MORE

CA Fire Dept. Says Verizon Throttled Data Speeds During State’s Largest Wildfire

CA Fire Dept. Says Verizon Throttled Data Speeds During State’s Largest Wildfire

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Verizon Wireless is accused of drastically reducing internet speeds for the Santa Clara County Fire Department, during the 350,000 acre Mendocino Complex Fire. Officials say even though Verizon was made aware of the emergency, the carrier throttled firefighters’ data speeds, and said higher speeds would only be available, if a data plan…MORE