Is Historically Low Unemployment Near in Fresno County?

Could Fresno County soon see its lowest monthly unemployment rate in more than a generation? In data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department, Fresno County had an unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.4% in May. In state records that d...
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Fresno County Firefighter Dies in Car Crash Near Merced

MERCED — The California Highway Patrol says a Cal Fire firefighter died in a car crash in Merced County. “On behalf of all Californians, Jennifer and I extend our condolences to Captain Stacy Hamilton’s family, friends and colleagues in this difficult time....

Hurtado’s Bill Aims To Reduce Suicide in California

When Brandy Lidbeck was 10 years old, her mom killed herself. "It was incredibly devastating," said Lidbeck, the program coordinator for Survivors of Suicide Loss. "You are always questioning what if I did this or what if I never did that. You are left i...