Category Archives: Liz Kern News Articles

Fresno State, Other CSU Students Not Heading to Campus in the Fall

Fresno State, Other CSU Students Not Heading to Campus in the Fall

  FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Students planning to attend classes at Fresno State this fall will be not be doing it at the campus, at least for the majority of students. On Tuesday it was announced that all 23 CSU campuses will be teaching almost entirely through the virtual environment. The campuses will not be closed…MORE

Fresno Unified Announces Virtual Senior Celebration Dates & Summer School Plans

Fresno Unified Announces Virtual Senior Celebration Dates & Summer School Plans

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Fresno Unified School District has announced new details about celebrating the school’s seniors and plans for summer school and camps. The district made the announcement on Monday through a Facebook post. All senior celebrations will be held virtually and will be streamed live.   Summer camps and summer academies…MORE

Fresno Police Release Officer’s Bodycam Video of Waffle Shop Protest

Fresno Police Release Officer’s Bodycam Video of Waffle Shop Protest

      FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) – The Fresno Police Department has responded with its own video after a protest at a Fresno breakfast restaurant led to a man being detained. The incident happened on Sunday at the Waffle Shop on Figarden Dr. in Northwest Fresno. Police say Tom Miller Sr. was detained for interfering…MORE

Father of 5 Found Dead in Car in Central Fresno, Homicide Investigation Underway

Father of 5 Found Dead in Car in Central Fresno, Homicide Investigation Underway

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A homicide investigation is underway after a Fresno father is found dead in his car. Neighbors alerted police to the body of a man in a car parked near Belmont and Blackstone. It was around 9:30 Thursday morning, when police discovered the body of 36-year-old Richard Molina Jr. inside the…MORE

COVID-19: Tulare County Passes the 1000 Mark, Fresno County Touts Tracer Program

COVID-19: Tulare County Passes the 1000 Mark, Fresno County Touts Tracer Program

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Tulare County has passed the 1000 mark in COVID-19 cases. Here in the San Joaquin Valley there are more than 2300 positive cases. Tulare County Health Dept. reported 1013, and another person died of COVID-19,  the death toll now 44, with 155 people recovering. The county’s health department is urging residents…MORE

Gov. Newsom Announces Workers’ Comp for Workers Who Contract COVID-19

Gov. Newsom Announces Workers’ Comp for Workers Who Contract COVID-19

SACRAMENTO – As California prepares to enter Stage 2 of the gradual reopening of the state this Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that workers who contract COVID-19 while on the job may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation. The Governor signed an executive order that creates a time-limited rebuttable presumption for accessing workers’ compensation…MORE

Fresno Mayor Announces Phase 1 of Fresno’s Reopening

Fresno Mayor Announces Phase 1 of Fresno’s Reopening

UPDATE: FRESNO, CA – Fresno Mayor Lee Brand today announced the first major step in Fresno’s economic recovery, presenting the first phase of the new category of authorized businesses to re-open. The announcement was made after consultation with the Mayor’s Recovery Committee, City Manager Wilma Quan, her emergency team, Fresno City Council and the County…MORE

Newsom: Local Restaurants Could Benefit By Providing Meals for Seniors, Announces Other Initiatives

Newsom: Local Restaurants Could Benefit By Providing Meals for Seniors, Announces Other Initiatives

    SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of initiatives to support vulnerable older Californians who are isolating at home during California’s stay at home order. California is launching a first-in-the nation meal delivery program, a partnership to make wellness check-in calls, and the expansion of Friendship Line California to help combat social…MORE

Fresno County Hosts First COVID-19 Town Hall on Facebook

Fresno County Hosts First COVID-19 Town Hall on Facebook

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Fresno County Health Department reaches out through social media to host its first public COVID-19 town hall meeting. Fresno County’s Health Dept. drew experts from the region’s medical experts, including Community Regional Medical Center, Community Medical center, UCSF Fresno, Madera County Health Dept. and the United Way to speak…MORE

COVID-19 UPDATE: San Joaquin Valley

COVID-19 UPDATE: San Joaquin Valley

FRESNO ,CA (KMJ) – Another death is coming out of a nursing home in the South Valley while more than a dozen new cases were reportered by Fresno County health officials. Fresno County had 973 COVID-19 cases on April 22, 2020, 13 new cases, 384 total, only 245 cases were active, 132 people recovered, 7…MORE