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Fresno City Council Unanimously Approves Plan For New Northwest Costco Location

Fresno City Council Unanimously Approves Plan For New Northwest Costco Location

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The Fresno City Council voted unanimously approve a plan to build a new Costco in northwest Fresno. The new location at the corner of Herndon Avenue and Riverside Drive. The new Costco will be nearly 220,000 square feet, feature a 32-pump gas station, and even have a car wash. There will…MORE

Yosemite’s High Sierra Camps Set to Reopen After 5-year Closure

Yosemite’s High Sierra Camps Set to Reopen After 5-year Closure

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (KFSN) — Are you looking for your next camping adventure? After a five-year closure, Yosemite’s popular High Sierra Camps will re-open this summer. The area was last open to tourists in 2019. Weather forced park rangers to shut down the five different camps then, and they remained closed in 2020 due…MORE

Probation For Tulare Lake Subbasin Brings Increasing Fees For Pumping Water

Probation For Tulare Lake Subbasin Brings Increasing Fees For Pumping Water

KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — A major change is coming for many groundwater users in the South Valley. The State Water Board has placed the Tulare Lake Subbasin on probation, meaning you’ll have to pay to pump groundwater. It’s now the first basin to receive that designation since California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act passed in…MORE

CA Safer Communities Coalition Submitting 900,000 Signatures to Qualify Homelessness, Drug, Theft Reduction Act for Nov. Election 

CA Safer Communities Coalition Submitting 900,000 Signatures to Qualify Homelessness, Drug, Theft Reduction Act for Nov. Election 

Sacramento, CA – Today, the Californians for Safer Communities Coalition announced that it will submit over 900,000 voter signatures to qualify the Homelessness, Drug Addiction, and Theft Reduction Act (Initiative 23-0017A1) to qualify for the November General Election ballot. Small business owners, fentanyl victims, social justice leaders, community organizations and elected officials held press conferences across the state to announce the signature…MORE

2024 Great American Cleanup is Saturday in Fresno

2024 Great American Cleanup is Saturday in Fresno

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Jerry Dyer is happy to announce that Beautify Fresno’s fourth Great American Cleanup will take place this Saturday, April 20, 2024. Over 1,500 volunteers have signed up for 24 individual cleanup and beautification projects throughout the City of Fresno, with all events happening simultaneously from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. At…MORE

Work on Highway 99 Northbound Lanes Near Avenue 12 Begins

Work on Highway 99 Northbound Lanes Near Avenue 12 Begins

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — Work has officially started on a major highway in Madera County. Wednesday was the first day of the lane shift switch, which started at six o’clock in the morning. The changes are on Highway 99, near the Avenue 12 off-ramp exit. The northbound lanes will be closed for most of…MORE

Search Continues for Suspect in Shooting Near Southwest Fresno High School

Search Continues for Suspect in Shooting Near Southwest Fresno High School

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — Police are continuing to search for the suspect who opened fire on an 18-year-old near Edison High School. It happened Tuesday afternoon just minutes after students were let out for the day. Police say a fight ended in gunfire on Tulare Street near Irwin Avenue, with Shotspotter detecting nine rounds fired in…MORE

Clovis Unified Board Set to Vote on Final Revised Boundary Map

Clovis Unified Board Set to Vote on Final Revised Boundary Map

CLOVIS, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — Clovis Unified School District is inching closer to establishing its new attendance boundaries as board members are set to vote on the final proposed school boundary map Wednesday afternoon. The changes come as the district is set to open the new Clovis South High School in August 2025. “Our community is growing…MORE

Puppy Rescued From Well in Fresno County

Puppy Rescued From Well in Fresno County

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — A puppy has been rescued from a well in Fresno County. The rescue efforts started just before 6:45 a.m. Wednesday on East Herndon Avenue between Highland and Thompson Avenues. CAL FIRE crews were called to assist Fresno Humane Animal Services with the rescue. Officials say the female puppy is part of…MORE