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Sierra Foothill Conservancy Purchases Newly Protected Land

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OAKHURST — Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) is thrilled to announce its latest acquisition – the 1,729-acre Wright Ranch conservation easement! Located in western Madera County along the Fresno River, the Wright Ranch’s immense conservation values includes working rangeland, annual grassland, oak woodland, chaparral, mixed conifer forest, cultural and historic resources, wildlife and habitat resources, open space, and scenic views – ...

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Nearly 6,000 Graduates to be Honored at Save Mart Center

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FRESNO STATE — Fresno State welcomes this year’s commencement ceremonies back to the Save Mart Center May 20 and 21. About 5,980 class of 2022 graduates will be eligible for degree conferral, pending final certification of spring degrees. Fresno State President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval will preside over the ceremonies for each of the University’s eight schools and colleges. Two students selected from the ...

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5 Easy Tips on How to Be a Smart & Savvy Shopper

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BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY — Whether you’re shopping online or in-store, you can ensure you’re getting the most for your money with a little extra planning. These savvy shopping tips can help you score the most savings and added benefits while you’re at it. 1.  Time Your Purchase Before any big purchase, spend time researching the product and retailers to find potential ...

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Graduating Fresno ’Dog Now Dedicated to Helping Cats

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FRESNO STATE — Some of Valerie Guzman’s earliest childhood memories include taking in stray cats with her family in their Santa Maria apartment. “We would take in the cats that no one wanted – some were pregnant, had health problems or were infested with fleas,” Guzman said. “We would nurse them back to health and find them a home.” Guzman earned bachelor’s ...

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Syrian Student Designs Refugee Center Inspired by Experience

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FRESNO STATE — The bus ride was long and frightening. The trip that typically took six hours took Dalia Moudarres more than 18 hours. “It was so dangerous. They plant bombs in the street so any car that goes there explodes,” Moudarres explained. “You also can’t tell if it’s going to happen to you or the other person because it ...

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CHP Welcomes Nine New Additions to Their Canine Teams

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SACRAMENTO — The California Highway Patrol (CHP) today announced the graduation and deployment of nine new canine teams. After months of intensive training, the CHP certified its newest members during a ceremony at the CHP Academy’s Canine Training Facility. “These nine teams are joining an already astonishing unit that serves as a vital part of the Department in protecting the ...

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Hit & Run Suspect Suffers Major Injuries in Escape Attempt

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FRESNO — Shortly before 2 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022, officers from the Fresno Police Department Northwest District were dispatched to the La Quinta Inn at 5077 North Cornelia Avenue regarding a deceased person in the parking lot. Officers arrived and discovered the partial remains of a female. It was quickly determined that the female, later identified as 29-year-old ...

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Candlelight Vigil Held for Teen Couple at Site of Crash

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OAKHURST — A crowd of more than 100 family members and friends of Jeramy Smith Jr. and Danika Lee Ibbotson gathered at a candlelight vigil in Oakhurst last night to commemorate the teens’ passing. The vigil was held near the accident location, which occurred on Road 426 west of Road 427.   The young couple was riding in Jeramy’s BMW — ...

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Traffic Advisory: One-Way Traffic on State Routes 49 & 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 49 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Route 49 • One-way traffic control from Moccasin Creek to Bear Valley Road for drainage work beginning Monday, May 16, through Friday, May 20, 2022, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Route 140 • One-way traffic ...

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North Fork Elementary Presents Disney’s “Moana Jr.”

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NORTH FORK — The North Fork Elementary School’s Performing Arts Department is presenting a production of Disney’s “Moana, Jr.” on May 20 and 21, 2022. An island style dinner will be available prior to the performance. Show Details What:  Disney’s “Moana, Jr.” When:  Show opens at 6 p.m. on May 20 & 21, 2022 Where:  North Fork Elementary School, located ...

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