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Sandbags, Warming Centers Offered in Clovis, Madera & Tulare

Sandbags, Warming Centers Offered in Clovis, Madera & Tulare

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — Clovis, Madera County, and Tulare County are offering warming centers and sandbags to residents during the incoming winter storms. Rain was being predicted late Monday with a Freeze Warning in effect overnight into Tuesday morning, and more rain predicted later in the week.   The National Weather Service was expecting snow…MORE

California Gov. Lifts Stay at Home Order

California Gov. Lifts Stay at Home Order

  SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ)  — The California Department of Public Health is now ending the regional stay at home order. Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer held a news conference following Gov. Newsom’s announcement ending the stay at home order, to address the changes in restrictions for Fresno. Orders are now lifted for all regions statewide, including the…MORE

California Lifts Stay-at-Home Order

California Lifts Stay-at-Home Order

California, a recent epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, has lifted its regional stay-at-home orders as the outbreak slows across the state and hospitalizations ease. Four-week projections for intensive-care capacity are above 15%, according to a statement Monday by the California Department of Public Health. That’s the threshold that allows regions to exit stay-at-home orders. The…MORE

Restaurant Letter States Governor Will Lift CA Stay-At-Home Order

Restaurant Letter States Governor Will Lift CA Stay-At-Home Order

(KMJ) – The California Restaurant Association sent its members a letter Sunday night stating Governor Gavin Newsom plans to lift the state’s stay-at-home orders. You can read the letter here: https://mailchi.mp/d2c383c1b9ab/stay-at-home-orders-to-be-lifted?e=eaa0fb599f But the letter does NOT specify when the Governor will make this announcement, just that it is expected some time today (Monday.).MORE

Broadcasting Legend Larry King 1934-2021

Broadcasting Legend Larry King 1934-2021

Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87. King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted. No cause of death was given, but CNN had…MORE

Calif. Spends $19 Million to Shield Capitol

Calif. Spends $19 Million to Shield Capitol

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California spent nearly $19 million for a week’s worth of high security around the state Capitol and other locations because of fears of civil unrest surrounding the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Just one supporter of departing President Donald Trump was present as Biden took his oath of office. Gov. Gavin…MORE

Calif. Sees Suspicious Surge in Jobless Claims

Calif. Sees Suspicious Surge in Jobless Claims

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California reported a significant surge in unemployment claims last week for independent contractors that has raised concerns about a return of widespread fraud that already cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars. The U.S. Labor Department says California received an additional 77,000 claims last week compared with a week earlier…MORE

Yosemite National Park to Remain Closed After Wind Damage

Yosemite National Park to Remain Closed After Wind Damage

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – Yosemite National Park will remain closed through the weekend after high winds that battered much of California knocked down two giant sequoias and caused millions of dollars in damage. The park says it hopes to reopen Tuesday except for areas south of Yosemite Valley that will remain shut to…MORE