Arielis

Fresno Local News

Author Steven Church Talks About His Latest Book, And Why It Is And Isn't
KVPR | November 12, 2018
Author and Fresno State professor Steven Church has written several books, many of them as compilations of essays. His latest is called “ I’m Just Getting to the Disturbing Part: On Work, Fear, and Fatherhood ." The essays span Church’s adult life, from jobs he took soon after college to his f...
California’s Worsening Wildfire Conditions Putting Firefighters At Risk | KVPR
KVPR | November 12, 2018
September is over, and that used to signal the end of wildfire season. But as 2017’s massive Thomas Fire showed us, wildfires in California can rage on well into December. Meanwhile firefighting has gotten a lot more complicated; there’s drought to contend with, and housing development in fire-p...
How A Law On Lead In School Drinking Water May Not Go Far Enough | KVPR
KVPR | November 12, 2018
In January of this year, a state law went into effect that requires public schools throughout California to test their drinking water for lead by July of 2019. Lawmakers enacted the regulation in an effort to improve water quality at schools. And while thousands of water districts have now tested th...
Town Hall Lecture Series Kicks Off With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | KVPR
KVPR | November 12, 2018
With the onset of fall comes announcements for music and entertainment. This week, we talk with and organizer from one of the Valley’s oldest public lecture series on the upcoming season for the San Joaquin Valley Town Hall. Joining us in the studio is Vice Presidents of Programming, Joyce Kierejc...
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
A man suspected of taking part in the shooting death a young Fresno mother in 2017 has been arrested, according to Fresno County Jail records. Gabriel Garza, 20, was quietly … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
The race for California’s 21st Congressional District got a little more interesting over the weekend, as Kern County election results propelled Democrat TJ Cox to within two percentage points of … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Several who are almost as old as the Fresno Veterans Day Parade were among the honorees Monday morning on downtown streets. The parade began in 1919, the first year Veterans … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Damon Nelson, staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and a friend of Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, since high school, has died after a brief illness. In … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Sanger City Councilwoman Melissa Hurtado has claimed victory over state Sen. Andy Vidak in California’s 14th Senate District, according to a statement released Monday by her campaign. The latest Kern … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
A 23-year-old driver is in jail for causing two injury hit-and-run traffic collisions in which alcohol or drugs were involved, as well as causing a third hit-run incident in which … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Fresno police arrested two reported gang members armed with firearms during a traffic stop Sunday night in southeast Fresno. Sgt. Adrian Alvarez Sr. said the officers were on patrol near … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
A Madera County Sheriff’s sergeant was shot in the leg Sunday night while responding to a domestic violence call, the sheriff’s office reported. The deputy was taken to a hospital, … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
A Fresno police officer shot a suspect in a northeast Fresno neighborhood Monday. The shooting occurred near Moody and Colfax avenues near the major intersection of North Friant Road and … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
The Veterans Day Parade wound its way for hours, entertaining thousands in downtown Fresno on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Organizers say it's acknowledged as the largest in the country. … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Adoption center celebrates 5 years Miss Winkles Pet Adoption Center in Clovis is celebrating its fifth anniversary on Nov. 17 with crafts, food trucks and a raffle. The adoption center, … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 12, 2018
Eastern Madera County will have the chance to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 17 with one of his longtime friends. Paul Petersen, one of the Mickey Mouse … Click to Continue »
Valley Fever Medication Poses Added Risk For Pregnant Women | KVPR
KVPR | November 11, 2018
When Jennine Ochoa became pregnant at the end of 2017, she didn’t know what to expect. At 42, she’d waited longer than most women to start a family. But she said her first five months were easy. “I had no morning sickness, nothing,” she said. “It was completely uneventful until May.” Tha...
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Four men were hospitalized Sunday morning following a crash on Interstate 5 in western Fresno County. California Highway Patrol Officer Walter Kennedy said four out of eight men inside a … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
A man was shot at an apartment complex in central Fresno on Sunday afternoon, leaving a trail of blood in the parking lot, according to police Lt. Bill Dooley. Police … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Complimentary death notice listings are provided by funeral homes and include name, age, residence, date of passing and funeral home in charge of arrangements. ▪ Bosco, Jennie J., 92, Porterville, Nov. … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Despite a voter registration advantage of about 21,000, or 4.6 percentage points for Democrats over Republicans, Fresno County’s election results show the county was more medium-rare pink than baby blue … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Clovis High girls water polo beat Arroyo Grande 6-5 to win the Central Section D-I water polo championship Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Fresno … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Hanford edged out Edison High to a 22-21 Central Section D-III water polo championship held at Fresno State Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Fresno. … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 11, 2018
Buchanan High boys water polo rolls over Righetti 13-5 to win Central Section D-I water polo championship Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Fresno … Click to Continue »
Report On Substance Use Finds Alcohol Use Is The Most Common | KVPR
KVPR | November 10, 2018
When it comes to addictive substances, opioids like heroin and fentanyl have in recent years been dominating headlines around the country. And rightly so: Nationally, the number of opioid overdose deaths more than quadrupled from 2000 to 2016. But as concerning and dangerous as opioids are, we shoul...
Fresno State Symposium To Address Concerning Arsenic Levels in Groundwater | KVPR
KVPR | November 10, 2018
In June of this year, the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nature Communications published a research article linking over-pumping of the San Joaquin Valley’s groundwater to rising concentrations of arsenic . The research caught the attention of water leaders from across the state, and on Thursday...
Ready For Anything: How One Emergency Department Director Works To Reduce Risks Of Violence | KVPR
KVPR | November 10, 2018
In our series, Part of the Job , we’ve looked at how California’s health institutions are trying to reduce the rate of violence and harassment against those who work in health care. Working in one of the highest risk areas of a hospital only adds to the challenge. Saint Agnes Medical Center in F...
Photojournalist Matt Black On Rising Fear And Hope Among Immigrants In Farming Communities | KVPR
KVPR | November 10, 2018
We’ve brought you stories about undocumented immigrants in the San Joaquin Valley before, and many of them are struggling with changing policies under the Trump administration. Now, we speak to a journalist whose latest project covers immigration -- through photography. Matt Black is a photojourna...
Fresno Bee | November 10, 2018
Fresno police are asking for help finding a 14-year-old last seen Thursday at Clovis North High School. Alexis Foshee was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, long sleeve v-neck … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 10, 2018
Breathe what’s left of that good air this weekend — while you still can. The National Weather Service in Hanford predicts air quality for the Fresno region will worsen Sunday, … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 10, 2018
San Joaquin Memorial advances to the Central Section Division III football semifinal after a 57-23 win over San Luis Obispo Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 in Fresno. … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 10, 2018
A Democrat has all but officially won what’s considered one of the most important local races this election, as Republican Rob Poythress on Saturday conceded to Democrat Anna Caballero in … Click to Continue »
Researcher Sarah Wald To Speak on
KVPR | November 09, 2018
This year, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Bakersfield College has been focusing on how labor and energy have historically intersected with art and literature. To further explore this, the college is inviting Sarah Wald, a professor at the University of Oregon, to s...
KVPR | November 09, 2018
It’s that undiscovered story that begs to be told, the one that makes you see our Central Valley in a whole different light – that’s the mission of The Big Tell Showcase running on Friday October 19 at the Tower Theater in Fresno . The showcase, which selects ten filmmakers to win competitive ...
State Officials, Valley Air Advocates Warn Against Proposed EPA Rule | KVPR
KVPR | November 09, 2018
You know how newer cars are rated to drive a certain number of miles per gallon of fuel? That number is regulated by the federal government. Since 1978, the U.S. has required that cars achieve steadily better fuel economy. Earlier this year, however, the Trump Administration announced a new rule tha...
Care4All Campaign Seeks to Address Health Care Costs And Accountability | KVPR
KVPR | November 09, 2018
Before we look ahead to the midterm elections, we’re taking a quick look back at some health care legislation passed at the end of the legislative session in September: Specifically, a campaign known as Care4All, aimed at universal health coverage that’s more affordable and accountable . Of arou...
To Boost Southwest Fresno: An Incoming College Campus, But Some Residents Want More | KVPR
KVPR | November 09, 2018
The state has been charging companies for their carbon emissions since 2012, and last year, it gave some of that money to communities most affected by pollution, including Fresno. Some of it was slated for Southwest Fresno -- an area that has suffered high rates of poverty and perceived neglect from...
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
A room of a Clovis home went up in flames Thursday night, and the family is claiming someone threw something through their window to start the fire. Tony Escobedo, Battalion … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Several central San Joaquin Valley counties updated their election results Friday, bringing the margins of several close and not-so-close races into a clearer focus. No results changed in the state … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
One person has died following a shooting in east-central Fresno on Friday night, according to police. The shooting happened at Sylmar and Hedges avenues around 7 p.m. This story will … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Michael Rodriguez sat in a Fresno rehabilitation hospital four years ago struggling to make the simplest of movements. Tears filled his eyes as he focused on trying to tap his … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Fresno police are looking for a green Honda sedan allegedly involved in a shooting Friday afternoon near the Tower District. The shooting took place about 1:30 p.m. at the Las … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
It may not feel like it, but winter is quickly approaching and the CHP would like to make sure the motoring public is prepared for its arrival. As residents of … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
“Dreamers” nationwide, including those in the Valley, have temporary relief after a federal court ruling Thursday that allows DACA recipients to continue to renew their applications. The ability to renew … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
The Fresno City Council on Thursday voted to approve a new union contract for FAX bus drivers that included raises and a new incentive time-off program, but not without a … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Fresno City Council unanimously voted Thursday to add eight new dispatchers to Fresno Police Department, using $1.9 million received through the sale of a city parking lot to the Fresno … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Two of the four young men who assaulted and shot an Edison High teacher in a classroom nearly five years ago were sentenced Friday to lengthy terms in state prison. … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
California is on the verge of putting a massive set of regulations in place to govern commercial marijuana cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, testing and sales – but not all of the … Click to Continue »
Fresno Bee | November 09, 2018
Tulare County Animal Services is looking for a dangerous and vicious dog that was taken from the Visalia Animal Care Center earlier this week. The dog, a dark brown male … Click to Continue »
As November Approaches, Where Do Candidates For Governor Stand On Health? | KVPR
KVPR | November 08, 2018
As we approach the midterm elections, we wanted to examine the health platforms of some of California’s highest profile candidates: The two men running for governor. There’s Gavin Newsom, currently the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor and the former mayor of San Francisco, who’s favore...