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Tuesday Aug 19 | The Fresno Bee

Sheriff arrests two in Porterville murder

Two men have been arrested in connection with a man's murder in Porterville earlier this month, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Porterville, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County'a unemployment drops to level not seen since 2008

July's unemployment rate was 10.8%. That's a .4 percentage increase from June, but it marked the lowest unemployment total since July 2008, when the rate was 8.8%.

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Related Topix: Madera County, CA, Merced County, CA, Kings County, CA, Fresno County, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

East Bay Express

Drought Expected to Disrupt California's Olive - and Olive Oil - Harvest

California's prolonged drought is poised to claim another victim: this year's olive harvest.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Tulare to host 9/11 memorial blood drive

The Tulare 9/11 Rotary Memorial Blood Drive will be held on Sept. 11 at the Tulare Veteran's Memorial Building at 1771 E. Tulare Ave. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All blood donors will receive a free T-shirt and a ticket to the Tulare County Fair.

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Related Topix: Tulare, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Tulare County secures $1.5M for school waterTulare County secures...

Tulare County secures $1.5M for school water Tulare County gets $1.5 million in grants to buy bottled water for disadvantaged schools.

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The Fresno Bee

Weather woes cost California olive growers nearly half the crop

The drought, a hard freeze and windy weather have all contributed to a 45% drop in California's 2014 table olive crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Adin, CA, Visalia, CA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Modesto Bee

County will release 2013 crop report

Stanislaus County on Tuesday morning will release its crop report for 2013, which has a strong chance of setting yet another record.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Fresno County, CA, Fresno, CA, Kern County, CA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Starting early is the key to preparing for college

"My professional goal is to create greater access to higher education, especially for the students in the San Joaquin Valley," said Ruiz, who grew up in Tulare County in a family with 11 children.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: Former gubernatorial candidate Glenn Champ arrested

Tye "Glenn" Champ, who ran for governor this year as a "new breed of Christian soldier," has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor and killing a horse.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Goshen, CA, Fresno County, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

The Buzz: Former gubernatorial candidate Glenn Champ arrested

Tye "Glenn" Champ, who ran for governor this year as a "new breed of Christian soldier," has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor and killing a horse.

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Related Topix: California, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Goshen, CA

Holtville Tribune

Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

The answer may be developing soon at a 4-acre test orchard south of Fresno, where University of California researchers are planting semi-dwarfing rootstocks as part of a large, integrated experiment on virtually every aspect of peach and nectarine production.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, UC Davis, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Man shot dead in Porterville front yard

Sheriff's deputies found Nelso Martinez, 25, lying dead in the front yard of a house in the 1700 block of East Springfield Avenue in Porterville on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Porterville, CA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Calif. ag inspectors step up Valley search for Asian citrus psyllid

Armed with magnifying glasses and bug-sucking aspirators, state agriculture technicians are in Fresno, checking residential citrus trees for any signs of the Asian citrus psyllid and the tree-killing disease it can carry.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fresno, CA, California, Fresno Pacific University

The Fresno Bee

Kaweah Delta gets grant for psychiatry resident doctors

The Kaweah Delta Health Care District has been awarded a three-year, $1.35 million grant to allow psychiatric residents to train locally.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry

SFGate

Ex-gubernatorial candidate arrested for shooting man, horse

Sheriff's deputies arrested Tye "Glenn" Champ , 48, in Goshen at 10:30 a.m., a day after he allegedly shot and wounded a 40-year-old neighbor in the stomach and tried to shoot the neighbor's young son during a dispute in Prather, a small community in the foothills of Fresno County.

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Related Topix: Prather, CA, Fresno County, CA, Goshen, CA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man convicted of torture, kidnapping during carjacking

A Porterville man was convicted Thursday in Tulare County Superior Court of torture, kidnapping during a carjacking, kidnapping, assault, criminal threats, corporal injury to spouse, false imprisonment and attempting to stop a witness from testifying, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.

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

The Fresno Bee

4 people in Tulare County infected with West Nile virus

The Delta Vector Control and Tulare Mosquito Abatement District have reported 222 mosquito pools in the county that have tested positive for the virus.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Dinuba, CA, Traver, CA, Tulare, CA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Valley officials support bigger water bond than what Gov. Brown wants

Approximately 20 city mayors, elected officials and supporters gather in front of Fresno City Hall urging the governor to address the drought and statewide water issues within a modified 2014 bond proposal.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fresno, CA, August, CA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Woodville resident killed in crash near Porterville

One man was killed and another injured in a two-car crash Tuesday afternoon on Road 152 near Porterville, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Related Topix: Woodville, CA, Porterville, CA

Noozhawk

Donald Detwiler of Santa Barbara, 1920-2014

Born in Glenrock, Wy., on April 23, 1920, he was 94 years old. No one was a better neighbor, in every good sense of the word.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

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