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Give Help Now for Local Nonprofits? Yes, People Are!

After one week, a charitable fundraising effort championed by Mayor-elect Jerry Dyer reached half of its $500,000 goal. “I can’t thank enough the hundreds of people who have given much-needed resources to these hardworking organizations during this ...
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Starr Elementary Celebrates Its Heroes, Then Starts Running

Starr Elementary School said "thank you for your service" in a big way Friday to active duty military and veterans, police, fire, and other first-responders before the start of the school's annual "Heroes Jog-a-thon" fundraiser. The field behind the school ...

Ivanka Trump Hits Fresno For GOP Fundraiser

Unless you shelled out up to $5,000, the closest anyone could get to Ivanka Trump on Monday in Fresno was hundreds of feet away, separated by a wrought-iron fence. The First Daughter and presidential adviser...

Assemi Calls Out Local GOP for Arpaio Event

A prominent Fresno Republican and political donor criticized the local party over hosting controversial law enforcement figure Joe Arpaio last month. Darius Assemi, president and CEO of Granville Homes, said...

10 Things to Know About Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Joe Arpaio served 24 years as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona (the county includes Phoenix). His controversial views of crime and punishment made him one of the most well-known local law enforcement agents in the nation. And, he often lapped up the media...