Tuesday , January 16 2018

Valley News

news from California’s central valley

Downtown Fresno Mural revealed

A mural was officially unveiled as part of art hop in downtown Fresno Thursday. It’s on the west side of the historic helm building on the Fulton Mall. Painter Robert Amador says the mural is about conception and birth, saying it fits perfectly with downtown revitalization. "I’ve seen three or four …

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We Are Fresno: Flyer Girl brings it home

A Clovis woman is putting a unique twist on home delivery. She goes by the name "flyer girl" and delivers thousands of flyers all over Fresno and Clovis each week. She’s a blonde blur, roller blading from house to house, through entire neighborhoods, delivering precious cargo: flyers. "It’s so much …

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Home Grown: Celebrating Century Old Businesses

Walking into Kogetsu-Do is like taking a bite out of history.  The shop has been through a lot since it first opened in 1915.  The original owners are Lynn Ikeda’s grandparents.  During World War II they were forced to leave the shop in the hands of others while they where …

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas on KSEE Sunrise

This morning on KSEE24 Sunrise, Lifestyle Host April Weber featured four Mother’s Day gift ideas. She featured: #1:  Family Tree DNA: There is no one quite like mom. After all, she is the story-book-reader, the scraped-knee-healer, and the piggy-back-rider hero of childhood. And even though no one is exactly like mom, …

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Weekend Fun: A List of Events Happening in the Valley

Boxing returns to Selland Arena and Kerman is celebrating almonds. Meantime, the Grizzlies are going to a galaxy, far, far away. Here’s your list of weekend fun ideas…  -"Fight for Water 4" returns to Selland Arena with Avenal-native Jose Ramirez defending his light welterweight champion title. The boxing series was …

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New Tonight: Almond Tree Bypasses Nature

Adding more than $ 6-billion dollars to the California economy last year, almonds are a big business in the Central Valley. Now, there’s a growing new trend in the industry involving a revolutionary new type of tree that is made in a lab. This almond tree bypasses nature to speed …

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Fresno Pharmacy Burglarized

Fresno Police are looking two suspects who broke into a pharmacy and stole over $ 10,000 worth of prescription drugs.It happened last Thursday at 5:00AM at Vista Pharmacy near Roosevelt High School.Police say two male suspects smashed out the store window with a hammer.The suspects wore black clothing and hooded …

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Drones Now Permitted to Spray over Farms

Traditional crop dusters may be getting a lighter and more efficient facelift. The Federal Aviation Administration has permitted drones to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides to spray over crops in the United States.   Doug Thiel owns Thiel AirCare, Inc., a crop dusting company in Chowchilla. He commented on …

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Two Fresno Vons Permanently Closing

Two Fresno Vons grocery stores will be closing down permanently. One of the stores is located near Blackstone and Ashlan, and the other at First and Nees. The stores have not been profitable for some time and are scheduled to close June 12, according to Keith W. Turner, Senior Communications and …

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Central Valley firefighters and residents watch storms

Residents in the Central Valley pulled out their camera phones to capture a rare scene in California. Rain and even hail fell from the sky Thursday afternoon and evening. Firefighters are encouraged by the rain because it provides some temporary relief from the dry drought conditions, but it will take …

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