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COVID-19 Spike Puts Fresno County on State’s Radar

The California Department of Public Health is paying extra attention to Fresno County after a spike in coronavirus cases. Fresno County Department of Public Health's Interim Health Officer Rais Vohra announced the development to reporters during a Monday afternoon Zoom call. "We've actually come to the attention of the state because...

Newsom Appoints Dalesandro to Fresno County Judgeship

Samuel J. Dalesandro Jr. is the newest Fresno County Superior Court judge. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed him to the bench Monday to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Donald Black. Dalesandro, 43, has served as a Fresno County Superior Court commissioner since 2017. Newsom also appointed three...

3 Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Northern California Deputy

SOMERSET — Three men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Northern California sheriff's deputy who was killed while responding to a falsely reported theft from an illegal marijuana growing operation in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Thursday. El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputy Brian...