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Celebration of Life for Kathlene Sue Weber

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Kathlene Sue Weber January 17, 1949 – July 1, 2023 Kathlene Sue (Popert) Weber of Coarsegold, CA, age 74, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Fresno, CA. Kathy was born January 17, 1949, in Romulus, Michigan, to Edwin Ernest Popert, Jr. and Vera Elizabeth (Rinke) Popert. The family moved to California in the early 1950s along with her siblings ...

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Rookie of the Year Jones Heads to National Rodeo Finals

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FRESNO — Fresno State freshman Tyler Jones looks to continue the Bulldoggers club rodeo team’s tradition at the College National Finals Rodeo when he competes in team roping in the header position at this year’s event, June 11 to June 17 in Casper, Wyoming. Jones, an agricultural business major, earned his bid thanks to a third-place region ranking based on his ...

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Forensic Anthropology Lab Helps Identify Skeletal Remains

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FRESNO STATE — Forensic anthropologist Dr. Chelsey Juarez of the Fresno State Forensic Anthropology Laboratory analyzes the remains to estimate things like age, sex, stature, ancestry and to investigate the type and timing of traumatic injuries  — whatever the medical examiner needs. Her work, with assistance from about six undergraduate students in the lab, helps find resolutions for missing people ...

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Pardini’s Event Space in Fresno Gets a Full Makeover

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FRESNO — A longtime staple in community events and celebrations in the Central Valley, Pardini’s is unveiling a vibrant new look to their event venue. Founded over 60 years ago with a dedication to creating incredible food and providing impeccable service, they are now getting a full makeover, redesigning the venue for events, conferences, brand activations, influencer engagements, and more! ...

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Caltrans to Offer Dump Day This Saturday for Local Residents

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Time to get a head start on your spring cleaning because this Saturday Caltrans will have be having a dump day with staff on site to accept household waste and approved debris at no charge. Open to Madera and Fresno County residents only. Date & Time: Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. All loads ...

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Fresno State Honors Two With Honorary Doctorates

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Honorary doctorates are awarded on behalf of the California State University system and Fresno State in recognition of excellence and extraordinary achievement in significant areas of human endeavor that embody the objectives and ideals of the CSU system. Holly Blossom Wyatt will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters and will be recognized during the College of Arts ...

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Celebration of Life for Amaya Suni Chenot

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With extreme sadness, we announce the passing of the young, sweet, and beautiful Miss Amaya Suni Chenot. She was 22 years at the time. In the early morning hours of Wednesday April 12, 2023, Amaya passed on into heaven. She was the victim of a tragic car accident while on her way to work. Amaya was a Fresno county resident ...

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Caltrans to Hold Clean California Free Dump Day in Madera

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 6 will hold a Clean California Free Dump Day as part of the Clean California Community Days event. Date & Time: Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 9 a.m. to noon. Hours of operation may vary due to volume of waste received. Caltrans will have staff on site to accept household ...

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Chukchansi Combats Fentanyl Crisis With K-9 Sponsorship

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COARSEGOLD — Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has donated $36,000 to the Fresno Police Chief’s Foundation to launch a specialized narcotic K-9 team to address Central Valley’s escalating fentanyl epidemic. Two K-9s trained specifically in fentanyl detection will join the fight against the deadly drug that claims thousands of lives each year. A Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Tribal Youth ...

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SNF Announces Continued Prescribed Burning Conditions

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The High Sierra Ranger District announces the arrival of continued prescribed burning conditions. The prescribed fire work is a proactive approach to fire and vegetation (fuels) management in the SNF and Sierra Nevada. SNF Fire managers expect to begin Prescribed Fire ignitions in the week of February 14th-18th. Active ignitions may continue through the weekend and into ...

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