Category Archives: Dominic McAndrew News Articles

No Tuition Rises For CSU Following Newsom’s “Visionary Budget”

No Tuition Rises For CSU Following Newsom’s “Visionary Budget”

LONG BEACH (KMJ) — The Chancellor of the California State University has promised no tuition fee increases in the system’s upcoming budget. It follows the announcement earlier this month that Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2019-20 budget proposal includes an approximately $300 million increase for the CSU system. “In response to his visionary budget, I will not…MORE

Martin Luther King’s Legacy Celebrated In Downtown Fresno

Martin Luther King’s Legacy Celebrated In Downtown Fresno

FRESNO (KMJ/KMPH) — The life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was remembered in Downtown Fresno as hundreds gathered to honor him on the day dedicated to his work. The march in Downtown Fresno Monday morning started outside St. John’s Cathedral, passed by Fresno City Hall, and ended outside the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.…MORE

Valley Congressmen Propose Interest-Free Loans For Federal Employees

Valley Congressmen Propose Interest-Free Loans For Federal Employees

FRESNO (KMJ) — A pair of Central Valley congressmen have put their support behind a bill designed to help furloughed federal employees. It comes as the partial government shutdown continues into day 27. The stalemate on Capitol Hill has led to thousands of individuals unable to pay their bills, as the rest of the country…MORE

Fresno State Unveils Guidelines To “Exemplify What We Aspire To Be”

Fresno State Unveils Guidelines To “Exemplify What We Aspire To Be”

FRESNO (KMJ) — Staff and faculty at Fresno State have been issued a new set of guidelines, billed the “Principles of Community.” The unveiling came Wednesday morning during the Spring Assembly, which marked the start of the first semester of 2019. “How we engage in our work to boldly educate and empower student success is…MORE

Workers’ Strike Underway Outside Fresno County Superior Court

Workers’ Strike Underway Outside Fresno County Superior Court

FRESNO (KMJ) — The break down in negotiations between Fresno County Superior Court and its workers represented by SEIU Local 521 has resulted in a strike. Hundreds of court reporters, court office assistants, judicial assistants, and child custody recommending counselors all took part in the walkout Tuesday morning. “We are asking for a contract that…MORE

Planned Court Strike Would “Completely Shutdown The Court System”

Planned Court Strike Would “Completely Shutdown The Court System”

FRESNO (KMJ) — A Fresno attorney has warned that a planned strike by staff at Fresno County Superior Court could cause operations there to grind to a halt. According to Fresno County Superior Court, the dispute between it and SEIU Local 521 has been ongoing since July 2018. The potential for a strike was announced…MORE

“Courageous” Davis Police Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Crash

“Courageous” Davis Police Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Crash

DAVIS (KMJ/AP) — A 22 year old police officer has died after a man opened fire on her while she was investigating a three-car crash, according to Davis Police. The incident took place Thursday night. The department has not identified the suspect, who was found hours later inside a nearby home with a self-inflicted gunshot…MORE

Man Found Dead In Fresno County Could Be Body Dump

Man Found Dead In Fresno County Could Be Body Dump

FRESNO (KMJ) — Detectives with Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have started their investigation into what led to a man in his early 30s being found dead by the side of the road. The discovery on Dower Avenue, south of Herndon Avenue and west of the City of Fresno, came Wednesday around 7.15am. It was initially…MORE

PG&E’s Credit Rating Slashed To “Junk” Amid Wildfire Payout Fears

PG&E’s Credit Rating Slashed To “Junk” Amid Wildfire Payout Fears

NEW YORK (KMJ/AP) — Energy supplier PG&E had its stock future sharply critiqued after S&P slashed its rating. The agency cut the key rate five notches from a “BBB-” to “B”, reducing it to so called junk status. The move on Tuesday comes amid concerns that recent wildfires, such as the devastating Camp Fire, will…MORE

Watery Sinkhole Swallows Car In Clovis – City Doesn’t Know Why Main Split

Watery Sinkhole Swallows Car In Clovis – City Doesn’t Know Why Main Split

CLOVIS (KMJ/KMPH) — Repairs have begun to restore a section of Clovis Avenue, south of Alluvial, after a 12-inch water main split open and created a sinkhole big enough to consume part of a sedan. The incident was first called in around 4.30am Monday. The flooded road was in the area of Chennault and Clovis…MORE