Category Archives: Local News

Record Busts – More Than 8,000 lbs. Meth Off the Streets

Record Busts – More Than 8,000 lbs. Meth Off the Streets

    Photo Courtesy: DEA LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA. (KMJ) — A pair of investigations over the past two weeks have led to the seizure of more than 5,200 pounds of methamphetamine, believed to be tied to the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico. Timothy Shea, special agent in charge of the DEA’s Los Angeles office, made the…MORE

Fresno County Remains in Red Tier for 3rd Week

Fresno County Remains in Red Tier for 3rd Week

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno County remains in the red tier as the State of California releases its county update for COVID-19 numbers on Tuesday. Fresno County is still in the less restrictive red “Substantial” stage of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Gov. Gavin Newsom said that some counties were on the edge…MORE

South Valley Pro-GOP Display Rebuilt Again

South Valley Pro-GOP Display Rebuilt Again

(Photo courtesy:  Matthew Mejorado Zayas) (KMJ) – A Tulare County pro-Republican display has been rebuilt again following a pair of arson fires. Farmer Jon Dolieslager originally created his display supporting President Trump and Valley Congressman Devin Nunes using stacks of hay at the corner of Avenue 384 and Road 80 in Dinuba.    (Photo: Anthony Guevara/FOX26)…MORE

Fresno Fair 4-H, FFA Exhibitors Need Help – Livestock Auction Extended to Oct 13

Fresno Fair 4-H, FFA Exhibitors Need Help – Livestock Auction Extended to Oct 13

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Big Fresno Fair is underway, though different this year because of COVID-19, to the detriment of some young exhibitors. The pandemic is affecting this year’s Virtual Jr. Livestock Auction and that’s not good for many of the Central Valley’s young 4-H and FFA exhibitors, who’ve entered their animals into the…MORE

AG Becerra Warns Political Parties Statewide Over “Non-Official” Ballot Boxes

AG Becerra Warns Political Parties Statewide Over “Non-Official” Ballot Boxes

  UPDATE: 4:00pm:  Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra both warn that the unofficial drop boxes are illegal.   Nothing reeks of desperation quite like the Republican Party organization these days — willing to lie, cheat, and threaten our democracy all for the sake of gaining power. These unofficial drop boxes aren’t…MORE

California Releases Guidelines for Private Gatherings

California Releases Guidelines for Private Gatherings

  FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) — The California Department of Public Health released its Guidance for Private Gatherings on Friday. The release is an updated plan for Californians to gather outside their household and replaces the prior gatherings guidance issued in March and September. It applies to private gatherings, and all other gatherings not covered by existing sector guidance…MORE

Political Haystack in Dinuba Struck Again by Arsonists

Political Haystack in Dinuba Struck Again by Arsonists

(Photo courtesy:  Tulare County Sheriff’s Office) (KMJ) – For the second time in less than two weeks, a stack of hay adorned with pro-Republican signs in Dinuba is intentionally set on fire. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says the latest fire was set around 10 p.m. Saturday at Road 80 and Avenue 384.  The haystack…MORE

Gov. Newsom Awards $15.3 Million Homekey Grant, Infuses Fresno County’s “Crossroads Village” Housing Project

Gov. Newsom Awards $15.3 Million Homekey Grant, Infuses Fresno County’s “Crossroads Village” Housing Project

FRESNO, CA, Friday, October 9, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom announced this afternoon that Fresno County has received $15.3 Million in the fourth round of awards for Homekey, California’s innovative $600 million program to purchase and rehabilitate housing, including hotels, motels, vacant apartment buildings and other properties, and convert them into permanent, long-term housing for people experiencing…MORE