Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

Derek & David Carr Donate $250K to Valley Children’s Hospital

Derek & David Carr Donate $250K to Valley Children’s Hospital

MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) — Long-time Valley Children’s Ambassadors David and Derek Carr are taking action to help grow the hospital. On Thursday, the hospital accepted a $250,000 check to support the work of the “Guilds of Valley Children’s Healthcare” and the brothers’ endowment for the “Guilds Center For Community Health.” “The Central Valley is home…MORE

Address Change Notifications For Those Impacted By Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard Change

Address Change Notifications For Those Impacted By Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard Change

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Address change notifications are being mailed out to those impacted by the controversial renaming of three streets in the city of Fresno. Parts of California Avenue, Ventura Street and Kings Canyon Road will become Cesar Chavez Boulevard, named after the well-known labor leader and civil rights activist. Street sign installations will…MORE

Fresno Police Investigating Death of 9-Month-Old Baby

Fresno Police Investigating Death of 9-Month-Old Baby

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — Police are investigating the death of a baby in central Fresno. The Fresno Police Department was called out to First and Washington around 8:30 am Friday for an unresponsive baby. When officers arrived, they said they found a nine-month-old next to a bed in the bedroom. The baby was rushed to…MORE

Deputies Investigating Homicide in Oakhurst

Deputies Investigating Homicide in Oakhurst

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Oakhurst. Deputies were called out to a home on Shady Lane near Buckeye Road just before 10:30 am for a medical aid request. First responders arrived to find a man who was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating…MORE

Fresno State Sweet Corn Returns To Gibson Farm Market

Fresno State Sweet Corn Returns To Gibson Farm Market

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — A sweet Fresno State staple makes its return just in time for the unofficial start of Summer. The Gibson Farm Market will begin selling student-grown sweet corn on Friday, May 24 at 8 a.m. You can buy the popular corn for 75 cents per ear. Two mobile purchase stations will also…MORE

Kings Canyon Unified School District is selected as one of California’s Top-Performing Districts

Kings Canyon Unified School District is selected as one of California’s Top-Performing Districts

(REEDLEY) – Kings Canyon Unified School District has been selected by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) as one of California’s top-performing school districts, making the annual ERP Honor Roll list. The ERP Honor Roll is a highly respected list that identifies and recognizes top public schools, school districts, and charter schools in California. This prestigious recognition highlights…MORE

Fresno Woman Fined $88K After Kids Collect Clams From Pismo Beach

Fresno Woman Fined $88K After Kids Collect Clams From Pismo Beach

PISMO BEACH, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — At the end of last year, Charlotte Russ and her family took a trip to Pismo. “My kids they thought they were collecting seashells, but they were actually collecting clams, 72 to be exact,” said Fresno resident Charlotte Russ. Her children collected rows of clams, but they learned an expensive…MORE

Man With 6 Prior DUI’s Appears in Fresno Court Over Deadly Crash on 41

Man With 6 Prior DUI’s Appears in Fresno Court Over Deadly Crash on 41

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — A Madera County man will be back in court in June to answer to murder charges stemming from a suspected DUI crash. 54-year-old David Alvarado made an appearance in a Fresno County courtroom Wednesday morning. He’s charged with murder for his involvement in the crash on Highway 41 and Manning…MORE

Fresno Low-Income Housing to Open Interest List on Thursday

Fresno Low-Income Housing to Open Interest List on Thursday

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — The Fresno Housing Authority is opening interest lists for new low-income and affordable housing. You will be able to apply for housing in the Fresno and Pinedale areas starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 23. The agency says that before you can add yourself to the list, you’ll need to sign…MORE