Category Archives: Local News

Calif. Churches Can Reopen, But…

Calif. Churches Can Reopen, But…

The California Department of Public Health has issued guidelines for reopening places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic. Bans on in-person religious gatherings had been in place in California as part of the state’s effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Under the new guidelines, churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship will be allowed to…MORE

California Allows Services to Resume Inside Houses of Worship

California Allows Services to Resume Inside Houses of Worship

(KMJ) – The California Department of Public Health and Governor Gavin Newsom’s office release new guidelines to allow places of worship to reopen with limited capacity and social distancing. Places that are considered worship must limit attendance to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees, whichever is lower. This will remain in effect…MORE

University of California to Drop SAT, ACT Test Requirements

University of California to Drop SAT, ACT Test Requirements

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California will drop the SAT and ACT tests as admission requirements through 2024 and eliminate them for California residents after that, a landmark decision by the prestigious university system. The UC’s governing body, the Board of Regents, voted 23-0 Thursday to approve a proposal by UC President Janet…MORE

DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses

DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses

  The Department of Motor Vehicles is now extending drivers licenses for drivers 70 and older that’s license expires in June or July will now be extended for 120 days. While licenses expiring for drivers 69 and younger will now be valid through July. The DMV is offering additional extensions so Californians can delay or…MORE

New Program to Help Reedley Businesses with Utility Bills

New Program to Help Reedley Businesses with Utility Bills

    Has your business been impacted by COVID-19? The Reedley City Council has created a temporary Business Utility Bill Forgiveness Program to help businesses affected by the COVID-19. The city is offering up to two months of utility bill forgiveness, that include charges from City-provided water, wastewater and solid waste services. The Reedley City…MORE

Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Opening June 1st

Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Opening June 1st

  The Chukchansi Economic Development Authority and the management team at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino announced Friday it will reopen on June 1st. The Chukchansi facilities closed on March 20th due to public and tribal health precautions surrounding COVID-19. Since then, CEDA has continued to monitor the guidelines and recommendations made by the Centers…MORE

Fashion Fair Mall in Fresno Opening Tuesday

Fashion Fair Mall in Fresno Opening Tuesday

    FRESNO, CA  (KMJ) — Fashion Fair is getting ready to open on Tuesday, May 26th. Doors will open to shoppers at 11:00 a.m. for the first time since they were forced to close in March due to the coronavirus outbreak. The center’s re-opening plans include significantly enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols, with a focus…MORE

Money Running Out for Selma’s Free Meals to Seniors, Program Asking For Help

Money Running Out for Selma’s Free Meals to Seniors, Program Asking For Help

  SELMA, Calif. (KMJ) — Seniors in Selma are now receiving free meals right to their door to help get them through this pandemic. The Selma Senior Center is currently not allowing seniors to eat their meals inside but is using volunteers to help deliver the food to their homes. Right now the program feeds 275…MORE

Here’s a List of What is Open Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s a List of What is Open Memorial Day Weekend

    People are eager to get out of their homes for Memorial Day weekend but may not know where they’re allowed to go. As Fresno County begins to re-open businesses in the area, parks and recreation spots are starting to do the same. Here is a break down of different activities that will open…MORE