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Community Programs for California Inmates Bring More Escapes

SACRAMENTO — California's attempt to ease inmates back into the community is coming at a price: more prisoners, some with violent convictions, walking away before their time is up. Fifty of the state's more than 126,000 prisoners absconded last year, almost...
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Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

NEW YORK — Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting. The service, launched last year, is currently a...
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Check Out the Home of Hope. It Is Now Open.

Granville Homes, in conjunction with nine local nonprofits and local dignitaries, will unveil the 14th annual Granville Home of Hope at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Granville Home of Hope has raised more than $5....
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Gruden Is Back and Already Giving Back to the Game

Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where. "Seeing these kids' faces light up and knowing that sports will teach them so many valuable lessons they will carry with them off the field is really special." — R...
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Coats Bring Warmth and Smiles to Local Kids

Students attending Central Unified schools are better prepared for winter thanks to the support of Granville Homes. This week, the annual Coats for Kids program distributed jackets to more than 800 students ...

Neighbors Saying No to ARCO

This empty dirt lot at the corner of Bullard and Figarden in northwest Fresno is the future home of an ARCO gas station and the accompanying AM/PM. City staff recommends that the Planning Commission give the green light with one major caveat: no sales of beer ...