Her Reading Heart Inspires Students Across Fresno

Danay Ferguson founded Reading Heart when she was just 8 years old, making her the youngest registered entrepreneur in Fresno County history, according to the nonprofit's website. "It first started out with ...
Absentee ballot for California vote

Enthusiasm Bump Not Reflected in Early California Voting

SACRAMENTO — The enthusiasm both parties say exists in the electorate hasn't yet translated into early voting in California, where the percentage of people who have voted so far is similar to this time four years ago. Voters who are Republican, white and ol...

Bikes Propel Young Readers to Summer Success

When Johnny Yang found out he could earn a new bike if he became one of the top readers at the Pinedale Boys & Girls Club, he immersed himself in books.  "When he found out that he could actually get a bike for reading, he sat down and read two books in...
A photo of lemons on a tree branch along Fresno County's Blossom Trail

Fresno County Crops Eclipse $7 Billion in 2017

It's amazing what a wet year can mean to the Valley's farming economy. The rains of 2017, coming after five years of drought, enabled Fresno County growers, ranchers, and dairymen to eclipse $7 billion in ag...