Category Archives: Local News

Crews Work Around the Clock Battling Dangerous “Windy Fire”

Crews Work Around the Clock Battling Dangerous “Windy Fire”

The Windy Fire is 21,598 acres with 3% containment. It is burning on the Tule River Indian Reservation and in Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest in Tulare County. The fire grew yesterday afternoon across the Western Divide Highway (M107) and south to Johnsondale, Camp Whitsitt, and towards the Kern River. Fire also burned north reaching the…MORE

46th Annual ClovisFest Returns September 25 & 26

46th Annual ClovisFest Returns September 25 & 26

  Visitors will once again fill the streets of Old Town Clovis for the 46th Annual ClovisFest and Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly on Saturday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26. The event was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. ClovisFest is from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days but, show up early if you…MORE

Crews Preparing Giant Sequoias as KNP Complex Fire Nears

Crews Preparing Giant Sequoias as KNP Complex Fire Nears

  Crews are getting the Giant Forest ready before the KNP Complex Fire reaches that area. They are removing fuel and applying structure wrap on some of the iconic monarch sequoias that characterize the most famous area of Sequoia National Park. Lightning started the KNP Complex last Thursday when a storm came through the area. The complex…MORE

Robbery Suspect on the Loose, Needs to be Identified, Police Say

Robbery Suspect on the Loose, Needs to be Identified, Police Say

  Detectives are looking for a woman suspected of robbing several convenience stores in Fresno. According to Fresno PD, a woman armed with a large knife robbed the 7-Eleven on Herndon and Milburn on Thursday, Sept. 2, around 1:30 a.m. Officers say the same woman returned to the store two days later and did the…MORE

Shooting Breaks Out in Liquor Store Parking Lot in Fresno, Police Say

Shooting Breaks Out in Liquor Store Parking Lot in Fresno, Police Say

    FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A shooting broke out in a liquor store parking lot near First and Herndon in Fresno, according to police. Officers say they received calls regarding two vehicles that were shooting at each other inside the parking lot near the southeast corner. A helicopter was able to locate one of the…MORE

Clovis Unified Marks Third Anniversary of the Loss of Beloved Educator

Clovis Unified Marks Third Anniversary of the Loss of Beloved Educator

  (KMJ) – A special dedication ceremony will be held Thursday, September 16th to mark the anniversary of the death of beloved Clovis Unified educator Gavin Gladding. Here are the details, as shared by the District in a news release: On the third anniversary of the loss of a much-admired Clovis Unified educator, students, staff…MORE

California Recall Fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom Stays in Office

California Recall Fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom Stays in Office

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party’s values in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and lingering…MORE

Recall Election 2021 – Gavin Newsom Beats Recall

Recall Election 2021 – Gavin Newsom Beats Recall

  UPDATE: California voters reject effort to remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office in recall election. #AP race call at 8:46 p.m.  Conservative radio host Larry Elder is ahead of all other GOP candidates with 1,402,365 41.48% at 8:26 p.m. Voters are being asked two questions: Should Newsom be recalled, yes or no, and, if…MORE

Californians Vote as Some in GOP Push Voter Fraud Claims

Californians Vote as Some in GOP Push Voter Fraud Claims

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Few voting issues were reported on the final day of voting in California’s recall election Tuesday, but unsubstantiated reports from GOP party leaders threatened to hamper Republican turnout in the closely watched contest seeking to oust the Democratic governor. The campaign of Larry Elder, one of the leading Republican candidates seeking to replace…MORE