Magsig Honors Employee Volunteerism at State of County Lunch

Fresno County Board of Supervisors chairman Nathan Magsig promised to keep his State of the County speech short. For the gathering of nearly a thousand at the Fresno Convention Center for a Wednesday luncheon organized by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, he ...
West Nile virus mosquito

2 People with West Nile Virus Confirmed in Fresno County

Fresno County health officials have received confirmed reports of two people with symptoms of the West Nile virus. There also are five suspected cases, the county's Department of Public Health announced Wednesday. "Confirmation of these cases is a strong re...

California’s Struggle to Get Food Stamps to the Hungry

California, a state with the nation’s highest poverty rate, consistently ranks near the bottom when it comes to enrolling low-income people in CalFresh, the state’s name for the federal food stamp program. Opinion  by Jackie Botts CALmatters ...
Deputy John Erickson, bullet holes in truck

Accused Deputy Shooter Congdon Charged With Attempted Murder

Michael James Congdon, who is accused of shooting a Fresno County deputy with a semi-automatic rifle on Tuesday, faces a sentence of 64 years to life, the Fresno County District Attorney's Office said Friday morning. Congdon, 57, is scheduled to make his fi...