Thursday , August 17 2017

Valley News

news from California’s central valley

Plastic windows could help secure vacant homes

<div class="StoryBlock"> Urban blight has taken over many parts of Fresno, and now the city is looking for alternative ways to secure vacant properties without the use of unsightly and unsafe materials like plywood. <br /><br />The company SecureView came to Fresno today to show off their clear, composite plastic …

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Police are looking for missing Fowler man

<div class="StoryBlock"> Detectives need your help to find a man missing in Fresno County. <br /><br /> Fernando Subia,46, was last seen December 9th in the area of Adams and Clovis Avenue in Fowler. He’s an employee at the Harris Ranch Beef Company packing plant in Selma. <br /><br />Take …

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Asian citrus psyllid quarantine in Madera County

<div class="StoryBlock"> A portion of Madera County is now being quarantined after finding Asian citrus psyllid. <br /><br />Officials found it near the Madera lake area. The quarantine spans 100-square miles and means citrus and curry trees cannot be moved out of the area. All fruit must also be cleaned. …

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Valley Children's Hospital gets big donation

<div class="StoryBlock"> Valley Children’s Hospital gets a generous donation to help build an outpatient specialty care facility. <br /><br />The Leon S. Peters Foundation has pledged $540,000 toward the construction of the facility in Fowler where it will bring expert pediatric care to southern Fresno County. <br /><br />The specialty …

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Police looking for suspects in Northeast vandalism incidents

<div class="StoryBlock"> Fresno police are asking for the public’s help in finding the vandals who struck five times in the city at Christmastime. <br /><br />All of the incidents happened in Northeast Fresno. The first happened on December 22nd, just three days before Christmas, and $5,000 in damage was done …

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Police: Teen Daughter Witnessed Selma Murder-Suicide

<div class="StoryBlock"> <p>Selma&nbsp;police have identified those killed in&nbsp;Monday’s murder-suicide.</p><p>At a press conference Tuesday, Selma Police Chief Greg Garner identified the shooter as 36-year-old Eduardo Felix Escobar of Selma.</p><p>Police suspect him of killing his girlfriend of 19 years Giovanni Loza Cervantes and her cousin Jessica Emmanuel Cervantes.</p><p>One of the couple’s seven …

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High Speed Rail Breaks Ground in Downtown Fresno

<div class="StoryBlock"> History was made in the Central Valley Tuesday as ground was officially broke on California’s high speed rail. Hundreds of federal, state, county and city leaders gathered in Downtown Fresno to commemorate the beginning of the nation’s first ever bullet train. The train is set to link Fresno …

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Numbers show California water use was down

<div class="StoryBlock"> New state figures show people are doing their part to reduce water use. Water officials say the state has saved over 100 billion gallons of water since July. <br /><br />Officials say that is enough to supply over one million Californians with water for one year. Heavier rain …

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Livingston may pass ordinance banning scavengers

<div class="StoryBlock"> City officials in Livingston want to put a stop to dumpster diving. <br /><br />They are considering a law banning people from digging through trash for recyclables and other things. Anyone caught scouring through someone else’s trash would be given a warning first, then face fines up to …

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Two suspects arrested in relation to North Fork stabbin

<div class="StoryBlock"> In Madera county two people are behind bars in connection to a stabbing incident at North Fork.<br /><br />Sheriff’s deputies arrested 21-year-old Ray Coleman and 19-year-old Ferardo Magdaleno. It’s believed they stabbed a 30-year-old man, outside of a home on road 222. <br /><br />The case is still …

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Madera county welcomes a new Sheriff

<div class="StoryBlock"> Madera county welcomed a change in leadership this afternoon as one sheriff steps down, and another is appointed. <br /><br />Jay Varney will take over duties from John Anderson. Varney spent three decades in law enforcement and recently served as Police Chief of Chowchilla. The ceremony is happened …

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