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4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Families of DUI victims shine light at Fresno vigil

California Highway Patrol officer Axel Reyes, left, reads names of victims as Victoria Flores, right, places candle lights during MADD's annual Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Fresno County on the hook for traffic collision, jury says

Both sides agree that Fresno residents Stephanie Callahan and her brother, Victor Carter, were rear-ended by a sheriff's truck outside Fresno City Hall last year.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Cellphone stop on Highway 99 leads to federal meth indictment

A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Mario Farias Pineda, 22, of Calistoga, charging him with possession of methamphetamine and intent to distribute it, federal prosecutors said.

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The Fresno Bee

2 Sanger men arrested in 7-year-old murder

Victor Rodriguez-Mendoza, 29, and Victor Estrada, 28, were arrested at their homes in Sanger.

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Related Topix: Sanger, CA

The Fresno Bee

Hanford man becomes first West Nile case in Kings County

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Kings County, CA, Hanford, CA, Fresno, CA, Sacramento County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County jail inmate with TB pleads not guilty to violating health code

Steven Reyes, a state prison inmate who is accused of violating California's Health and Safety Code by refusing a public health officer's order to take a chest X-ray to check for tuberculosis, pleading not guilty Thursday to the charge.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Coalinga, CA, Fresno, CA

Examiner.com

Cheap Camping Fresno County Lost Lake

You can be a cheapskate and still enjoy beautiful and fun camping near Fresno. One amazing opportunity to do this and get your exercise on and get your camping on is the Lost Lake Recreational Area which is park of the Fresno County Parks system.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Friant, CA

The Fresno Bee

Library opens at Central Unified's Teague Elementary

Sarah Haggerty and her sons Aidan Dandridge, 9, and Marcus Dandridge, 5, peruse the bookshelves at the library at Teague Elementary School on Aug. 20. Haggerty and her kids took advantage of the opportunity and signed up for new library cards because of the program.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Fresno, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Man, 26, identified as victim of Tollhouse crash

The Fresno County Coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man who died when his truck flew 60 feet off an embankment in Tollhouse.

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Related Topix: Tollhouse, CA

The Fresno Bee

Victim of fiery crash near Riverdale is identified

The Fresno County Coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man who died after a fuel tanker truck and passenger vehicle collided on Highway 41 near Riverdale.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County to end contract for indigent medical services

Fresno County has dissolved its contract with Community Hospitals for medical services to treat the county’s poorest residents.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Health Insurance, Health

The Fresno Bee

Al Smith, President/CEO, Fresno Chamber of Commerce, speaks during...

Al Smith, President/CEO, Fresno Chamber of Commerce, speaks during the Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding First 5, Tuesday morning, June 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, West Covina, CA, Covina, CA

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California: San Francisco Bay Photoreal Scenery Released for FSX/P3D by Vero-FS

As a provider of high-end content for FSX and P3D simulation software, SimShack prides itself on offering only the best add-ons for the best flight simulation games out there at the moment.

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Related Topix: California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Point Arena, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Placerville, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Oakdale Irrigation District water rate increase up for vote Tuesday morning

The proposal would be the first water price increase in more than 30 years. If approved, OID's irrigation rates still would be a relative bargain compared to what most California farmers pay for water.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oakdale, CA

The Fresno Bee

San Jose woman admits to I-5 drug smuggling

A San Jose woman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Monday in Fresno federal court after being found guilty of being part of a drug-smuggling ring, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Firebaugh-area robbery spree ends with two arrests

Two men are in custody on carjacking, armed robbery and other charges in connection with two gunpoint robberies Saturday near Firebaugh, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Firebaugh, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Grand opening for Fresno's Teague Branch Library

The Teague Branch Library, the newest public library branch in Fresno County, will open Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

EDITORIAL: Ambulance abuse is falling in Fresno

Cesar had one of Fresno's more expensive habits. He liked to abuse alcohol, and then when he didn't feel well, he called 911 for ambulances - sometimes multiple times a day - to taxi him to a hospital of his choice.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Teenage cyclist killed in Selma identified

A 14-year-old boy struck and killed riding a bicycle south of Selma last Tuesday has been identified by the Fresno County coroner as Joseph Beas.

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Related Topix: Selma, CA

The Fresno Bee

Some medical services for undocumented people in Fresno County could end soon

Undocumented immigrants may have no access to certain types of medical services later this year if the Fresno County Board of Supervisors moves ahead with plans to end a contract for indigent health services with Community Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration

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