Mar 06

Pioneering Architect Julia Morgan Remembered For Fresno Work

...1920s. They include the intact and beautifully preserved Y.W.C.A. residence hall at 1660 M Street, as well as another building 2141

    Pioneering Architect Julia Morgan Remembered For Fresno Work
    In 2010, architect Julia Morgan became the first woman to win the prestigious Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects. It was a landmark achievement for the native Californian, who is most famous for designing Hearst Castle for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst.
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Mar 02

City Notebook: Fresno City Council Finds $8.6 Million Windfall; Approves Convenience Store

...a proposal by George Beal to build a Johnny Quick store, and gas station at Belmont and Van Ness, adjacent to the Highway 180 off-ramp. Residents in the area voiced their opposition in...

    City Notebook: Fresno City Council Finds $8.6 Million Windfall; Approves Convenience Store
    The Fresno City Council is dealing with a good problem, an $8.6 million windfall. The council voted Thursday to spend the net balance of the funds - $5.8 million - on a variety of items, from repairs at parks and city owned parking garages to body cameras for police officers.
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Feb 02

Potential Deal Emerges For New Soccer Park In Southeast Fresno

...decade. Back in 2006, the federal government gave the City of Fresno 49 acres on Peach Avenue south of Butler in southeast Fresno. There was one catch however – the city had to use the former...

    Potential Deal Emerges For New Soccer Park In Southeast Fresno
    The City of Fresno has reached a tentative agreement with an outside group that could result in a new park on city-owned property in southeast Fresno. FM89's Joe Moore reports the partnership could resolve an issue that has concerned city officials and residents for over a decade.
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Dec 07

City Council Approves Deal For New Downtown Fresno Hotel At Convention Center

...The Fresno City Council voted 7-0 to approve the sale of the lot and Inyo and M for the planned hotel development. A long-vacant dirt lot next to the Fresno Convention...

    City Council Approves Deal For New Downtown Fresno Hotel At Convention Center
    UPDATE 12/7/17: The Fresno City Council voted 7-0 to approve the sale of the lot and Inyo and M for the planned hotel development. A long-vacant dirt lot next to the Fresno Convention Center Exhibit Hall could soon become a 200 room hotel, under a deal that is scheduled to go before the city council next Thursday.
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Apr 18 2017

3 Dead In Downtown Fresno Murder Spree, Details Emerge About Suspect

...Tuesday, Muhammad allegedly shot and killed a PG&E worker in his company truck near Van Ness north of Divisadero. A co-worker driving the vehicle was not shot and rushed the victim to the...

    3 Dead In Downtown Fresno Murder Spree, Details Emerge About Suspect
    Three people in downtown Fresno are dead in an apparent murder spree Tuesday morning. The suspect is 39-year old Kori Ali Muhammad. He was already wanted for the murder of a security guard at a Motel 6 on Blackstone Avenue in Fresno last week. Shortly before 11:00 a.m.
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Apr 18 2017

3 Dead In Downtown Fresno Murder Spree

...Tuesday, Muhammad allegedly shot and killed a PG&E worker in his company truck near Van Ness north of Divisadero. A co-worker driving the vehicle was not shot and rushed the victim to the...

    3 Dead In Downtown Fresno Murder Spree
    Three people in downtown Fresno are dead in an apparent murder spree Tuesday morning. The suspect is 39-year old Kori Ali Muhammad. He was already wanted for the murder of a security guard at a Motel 6 on Blackstone Avenue in Fresno last week. Shortly before 11:00 a.m.
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Dec 19 2016

California Prisons Reduce Risk Of Valley Fever For Inmates

60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401, 38.9815321, -76.49134200000003

    California Prisons Reduce Risk Of Valley Fever For Inmates
    Richard Nuwintore was barely three weeks into his sentence at Taft Correctional Institution when he began to cough and experience chest pain. Within a few days, it was obvious something was wrong. " I could touch my skin and I was really hot," Nuwintore said. "I had the coughing, the night sweat.
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Sep 20 2016

How Are Valley Police Departments Helping Officers Cope With Trauma?

200 S Fourth Street, , 60115, 41.928145, -88.75038440000003

    How Are Valley Police Departments Helping Officers Cope With Trauma?
    Over the last few weeks, Valley Public Radio has aired a series of reports looking at how life in violent communities can affect the health of area residents, and how the lack of health care can contribute to some of that violence at times.
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Sep 16 2016

Politifact California: Mostly True: America’s Prison Population Has Skyrocketed 500 Percent In 40 Years

600 Jefferson Plaza,, Rockville, MD 20852, MD 20852, 39.0542102, -77.11975210000003

    Politifact California: Mostly True: America's Prison Population Has Skyrocketed 500 Percent In 40 Years
    During her run for U.S. Senate, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has touted a "smart on crime" approach that focuses on the most violent offenders and reducing recidivism. Harris believes this strategy is key to slowing what she claims is a dramatic rise in the nation's prison population.
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