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Chevron Fined $2.7M for Kern County Oil Leaks

BAKERSFIELD  — California regulators have fined Chevron $2.7 million for violations at a facility in Kern County where there have been multiple oil leaks. The Department of Conservation’s Divisio...
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Chevron Ordered to Halt Oil Spill in Kern County

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators say Chevron has not done enough to stop a massive oil spill that dumped about 800,000 gallons of crude oil and water into a Kern County canyon, and they want the company to take further action to halt the flow. The seep...

Fresno State Programs Get $450K Chevron Boost

For the second consecutive year, Chevron has gifted Fresno State with $450,000 to improve programs in STEM, healthcare, and economic development. "Chevron has been a major leader in the Central Valley, contr...
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Career Tech Expo Is Big Eye-Opener for Students

Career Tech Expos are for people like Ralph Murray. Murray, a senior at Hoover High School, always knew he didn't want to go to a four-year university, but still wanted a shot at the American Dream. He would rather work with his hands out in the field th...

Is Crime Going Up or Down in Clovis?

Crime in Clovis dipped slightly in 2017 compared to the prior year. Police Chief Matt Basgall will present his findings to the Clovis City Council on Monday (Mar. 5). Politics 101 David Taub ...

CTE Charter School Groundbreaking is Truly ‘Seismic’

Opinion  By Bill McEwen Mike Betts has pretty much seen it all when it comes to Fresno and to business. He is chairman of the board and CEO of Betts Spring Manufacturing, which has been around for a while -- 149 years to be exact. When he speaks, ...