Category Archives: Liz Kern News Articles

Interior Secretary Speaks at California Water Forum in Tulare

Interior Secretary Speaks at California Water Forum in Tulare

  TULARE CA, (KMJ) – Interior Secretary David Bernhardt headlines a water forum on Tuesday in the South Valley. The California Water Forum took place at International Ag Center in Tulare Tuesday afternoon.   “Eighty percent, approximately of all the water that falls in California, is north of the Delta, but over 70%, close to…MORE

Disadvantaged Community Drinking Water Assistance Act Passes First Test: Cox

Disadvantaged Community Drinking Water Assistance Act Passes First Test: Cox

  SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ) – A bill that could help provide safe drinking water passes its first legislative test. Rep. TJ Cox, (D-Fresno), unveiled the $100 million proposal Disadvantaged Community Drinking Water Assistance Act, in December 2019. In a press release sent Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, Cox said the proposal would make improvements in small…MORE

Elderly Man Busted for Growing 2,300 Illegal Marijuana Plants in Squaw Valley

Elderly Man Busted for Growing 2,300 Illegal Marijuana Plants in Squaw Valley

    SQUAW VALLEY, CA (KMJ) – A 78-year-old Fresno County man is busted for growing illegal marijuana worth millions of dollars on his property in Squaw Valley. The Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Charles Cooper on Friday, after serving a search warrant of his home. Authorities discovered 2,300 marijuana plants growing inside of buildings on…MORE

Kings County Jail Employee Arrested, Accused of Sexual Harassment, Creating Porn

Kings County Jail Employee Arrested, Accused of Sexual Harassment, Creating Porn

KINGS COUNTY, CA (KMJ) – An employee is arrested when he arrives for work Friday morning at the Kings County Jail. 25-year-old Slater Bach is accused of sexual harassment, and creating pornography. Sheriff’s officials say Bach secretly recorded sexual encounters he had with a woman without her consent. Bach then allegedly sent the videos and…MORE

President Donald Trump’s California Campaign Trip Includes Bakersfield

President Donald Trump’s California Campaign Trip Includes Bakersfield

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit California, making a stop in the Valley. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 the White House confirmed the trip, the President’s first out west since making his the State of the Union. President Trump will be in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 18 2020 where…MORE

CCSPCA Holds Big Love Adoption Promo for Valentine’s Day Weekend

CCSPCA Holds Big Love Adoption Promo for Valentine’s Day Weekend

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2020 WHO: Central California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/Fresno County Humane Society (CCSPCA) WHAT: Big Love Adoption Promo: $50 for All Large Breed Dogs! WHEN: Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16, 2020 WHERE: CCSPCA Adoption Center and All Off-Site Adoption Locations WHY: Nothing is…MORE

Parks & Public Safety Tax Proposal Gets Pushback By Fresno City Council Member

Parks & Public Safety Tax Proposal Gets Pushback By Fresno City Council Member

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno City Council member Gary Bredefeld pushes back against a proposed new parks tax going to a vote in city council. This latest proposed tax would fund both Parks and Public Safety in Fresno. The three-quarters of a cent tax is estimated to generate about $75 million annually and sunset…MORE