Category Archives: Local News

Farmer Killed in Tractor Rollover Accident in Fresno County

Farmer Killed in Tractor Rollover Accident in Fresno County

  FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ) — A tractor accident left an 80-year-old man dead on his wife’s birthday on Monday, in Fresno County. The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office says the man was killed after a tractor rolled over and on top of him near Tulare and Newmark Avenues in Sanger. The Sheriff’s Office says the…MORE

Gov. Newsom Outlines School Re-Openings & Vaccination efforts

Gov. Newsom Outlines School Re-Openings & Vaccination efforts

  SACRAMENTO, CA. (KMJ) — Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, and other legislative leaders met Monday to provide an update on the state’s vaccination and school reopening efforts on Monday. “Since the height of the winter surge, we have successfully shifted the conversation from whether to reopen…MORE

California Lawmakers Reach Deal to Get Kids Back in School

California Lawmakers Reach Deal to Get Kids Back in School

California’s public schools could get $6.6 billion from the state Legislature if they return to in-person instruction by the end of March, according to a new agreement announced Monday between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state’s legislative leaders. California, the most populous U.S. state, has 1,037 public school districts, more than 6.1 million students and…MORE

Governor Newsom Visited Fresno on Friday

Governor Newsom Visited Fresno on Friday

  FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) — Governor Gavin Newsom made another stop in Fresno Friday morning. He visited the Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries on Weldon Ave. at Fresno St.   Through our #CAReliefGrant program, we’ve been able to support small businesses, like Fresno’s Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant. That’s why this week we took immediate action to provide…MORE

“The Devil is Already Here”, Calif. Docs Worried About New Variant

“The Devil is Already Here”, Calif. Docs Worried About New Variant

A variant detected in California is now linked to more than 50% of COVID-19 cases in 44 counties in the state. A new study warns that the pathogen is the first homegrown “variant of concern,” according to The Washington Post, because it appears to be more transmissible. A mutation on the variant makes it easier…MORE

Jaguar SUV Stolen From Car Wash in Clovis Recovered, Teen Arrested

Jaguar SUV Stolen From Car Wash in Clovis Recovered, Teen Arrested

  CLOVIS, CA (KMJ) — Clovis police received a call of a stolen vehicle from a car wash on Thursday. Police say a black Jaguar SUV was taken from the Red Carpet Car Wash at Shaw and Willow Avenues in Clovis around 11:15 a.m. Police put the word out and located the vehicle in North…MORE

Yosemite’s ‘Firefall’ Lights Up in Orange Glory

Yosemite’s ‘Firefall’ Lights Up in Orange Glory

By Forrest Brown, CNN.  For all the world, it looks like dangerous hot lava streaming down the side of a cliff. But no, that’s not volcanic activity in Yosemite National Park in California. It’s water — a benign and beautiful waterfall experience known as “firefall.” Because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the dramatically growing popularity of…MORE

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Over Tower Theater Sale

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Over Tower Theater Sale

(KMJ) – A Wednesday ruling by a judge grants a temporary restraining order on the impeding sale of the historic Tower Theater. The suit was filed by Sequoia Brewing Company, which says it should have been given the opportunity to buy the Tower District property first.  And it sights a clause in its lease that reportedly…MORE