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FUSD Board Member Slatic & 15 Year-old Student Will Not Face Charges: DA’s Office

FUSD Board Member Slatic & 15 Year-old Student Will Not Face Charges: DA’s Office

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno Unified School Board Member Terrence Slatic and a 15-Year-old Bullard High School student will not be facing any criminal charges, after an altercation on campus. The Fresno County District Attorney’s Office made the announcement in a press release on Friday, Feb. 15, that it will not being filing charges…MORE

California Will “Take Action” Against President Trump’s Emergency Declaration

California Will “Take Action” Against President Trump’s Emergency Declaration

SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ) – Governor Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announce they intend to take action – including suing over President Trump’s national emergency declaration. Speaking Friday morning at the California State Capitol, Gov. Gavin Newsom said President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the U.S. border with Mexico is not a…MORE

Fresno’s “Purveyor to Gentlemen” Patrick James has Died

Fresno’s “Purveyor to Gentlemen” Patrick James has Died

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The man behind the store Patrick James in Fresno’s Fig Garden Village has died. Patrick James Mon Pere passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 11, 2019. Mon Pere was born in Fresno in 1931, he later graduated from Fresno High School and went on to military service in…MORE

Newsom’s AB-73 Brings Wildfire Relief to Impacted Communities

Newsom’s AB-73 Brings Wildfire Relief to Impacted Communities

  PARADISE, CA (KMJ) – Governor Gavin Newsom visited Paradise to help communities that were impacted by wildfires. The Governor signed Assembly Bill 73 to provide emergency funding to local governments rocked by recent deadly California wildfires.   This is the second bill Newsom is signing as the state’s new governor, to back-fill local property…MORE

Gov. Newsom’s First Bill, Valley’s Need For Safe Drinking Water

Gov. Newsom’s First Bill, Valley’s Need For Safe Drinking Water

  PARLIER, CA (KMJ) – Gov. Gavin Newsom signs his first bill as governor on Wednesday, to provide immediate water supplies to parts of the Central Valley. The Governor was joined by Democratic Senator Melissa Hurtado from District 14, at a press event at Riverview Elementary school in Parlier to sign SB 72, a bill…MORE

19 Year-Old From Porterville Arrested For Child Molestation

19 Year-Old From Porterville Arrested For Child Molestation

    PORTERVILLE, CA (KMJ) – A 19 year old from Porterville is arrested Friday for child molestation Porterville Police say the alleged sexual assault took place in early January 2019. Juventino Noe Garcia admitted to dating the 12-year old victim, claiming that he didn’t know her age until later. Police say he portrayed himself…MORE

Deputies Say Human Remains Found Inside Burned Car Near Huron

Deputies Say Human Remains Found Inside Burned Car Near Huron

  HURON, CA (KMJ) – Deputies say human remains were found inside a burned-out car near Huron. On Thursday afternoon, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burnt vehicle located in an orchard near Palmer and El Dorado Avenues. Deputies found the remains inside of a Ford car. Homicide detectives, members of…MORE

More PG&E Customers Could Lose Power From Storms

More PG&E Customers Could Lose Power From Storms

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – PG&E says more customers could lose power from Friday’s storm system. The utility says it has a plan to safely deal with outages and restoration work. As of Thursday, PG&E had 13,597 customers out system-wide, 11,415 of which are storm-related. They restored 474,000 customers since February 1. The biggest challenges for…MORE

10 Arrested, Large Scale Drug Operation Busted in South Valley

10 Arrested, Large Scale Drug Operation Busted in South Valley

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Ten people are arrested on federal charges as a large-scale drug trafficking operation is brought down in the South Valley. Porterville Police called in the DEA and other agencies to assist during the two year investigation. Homes in Porterville, Terra Bella, and Visalia were searched   On January 23, they…MORE