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(Sept. 26, 2012) -- Fresno County Supervisor Debbie Poochigian will be the featured speaker at the State of the County Breakfast Thursday at 7:15 a.m. in the Valdez Hall of the Fresno Convention Center. The sold-out event, sponsored by...
Associated Press (Sept. 26, 2012) -- Singer Andy Williams died Tuesday night at his home in Branson following a yearlong battle with bladder cancer, his Los Angeles-based publicist, Paul Shefrin, said Wednesday. He was 84. With a string of gold albums,...
Associated Press (Sept. 25, 2012) — Fresno County's agricultural output has set a new record behind the popularity of grapes and almonds. The rosy 2011 crop and livestock report released Tuesday by county officials put the value of agriculture...
By Zusha Elinson, The Bay Citizen, California Watch (Sept. 24,2012) -- When veteran legislative staffer Howard Posner began working on a bill that would allow driverless, computer-controlled cars to roam California’s highways, he figured...
By G.W. Schulz, California Watch (Sept. 24, 2012) -- Airports in California could soon see the second generation of full-body scanners used to detect nonmetallic weapons and improvised explosive devices after earlier machines raised privacy and health...
(Sept. 25, 2012)-- Tulare's Rotary Memorial Blood Drive on Sept. 11 brought in 1,142 pints of blood -- which organizers say is the biggest single-location blood drive in the state. The Visalia Times-Delta is reporting that the donations will be...
(Sept. 27, 2012) -- Holmes Park in Fresno gets the Go Clean and Green program workover Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The park is at 212 S. First St. The program, sponsored by the city, organizes volunteers to do basic park care through...
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- The Giants' regulars got a rest on Sunday, but they'll be back in the lineup Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks as San Francisco looks to stay fresh and focused until postseason play begins. After clinching the National League...
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- A community lecture series dissecting same-sex marriage, war and peace is planned by Fresno State. The 2012 Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins Wednesday 5-6 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium in the Peters...
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- The Minnesota Vikings outgained the 49ers, out-executed the visiting team and produced more touchdowns on scoring drives in a 24-13 victory.San Francisco, meanwhile, committed more penalties and had more turnovers in the team’s...