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  1. Winter skips January: - This just keeps getting worse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... one good month - a fantastic February, miracle March, an awesome April," said Ron Jacobsma, general manager of the Friant Water Authority , representing 15,000 east San Joaquin Valley growers who didn't get any river water for irrigation last year. ...

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  2. Table Mountain Casino BB gun shooting suspect identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    The BB gun shooting suspect at Table Mountain Casino in Friant has been identified by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office as Dylan Stancoff, 19. Authorities are still searching for Stancoff, who is accused of shooting another man in the nose on Jan. 21 in the casino's parking lot. Stancoff is wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

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  3. Development, water issues common to Fresno, Madera counties discussed at joint meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... and water. No decisions were made during the two and a half hour meeting. County staff gave report about the Friant corridor development and the Rio Mesa growth area located on the southeast end of Madera County and the north side of Fresno County. ...

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  4. Earth Log: Farm water agency reacts to drought with changes at topRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Citrus growers Geoff Galloway and Brent Doyel walk between two Terra Bella orchards of mandarins in the Friant service area. One got water last year, the other did not.

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  5. Person shot in face with BB gun in Northern California casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Lake County Record-Bee

    KFSN reports that the Fresno County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Wednesday morning at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, a town of less than 600 people just north of Clovis, California. Deputies said they received a call shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday about a victim being shot in the nose with a BB gun.

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  6. Dry January starts familiar feeling of dread among farm water leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Facing a fourth drought year and maybe the driest January on record, farm water leaders hope storms are on the way, but they saw a dry January last year and got no water from the federal Central Valley Project. "Last year was critically dry," said Ron Jacobsma, general manager of the Friant Water Authority, representing 15,000 east San Joaquin Valley growers.

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  7. Person shot in face with BB gun in California casinoRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    KFSN reports that the Fresno County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Wednesday morning at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, a town of less than 600 people just north of Clovis, California. Deputies said they received a call shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday about a victim being shot in the nose with a BB gun.

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  8. Singers Lupillo Rivera and Graciela Beltr n in concert Sunday at Table Mountain CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 / Table Mountain Casino, 8184 Table Mountain Road, Friant / $35-$55 / (800) 541-3637, www.tablemountaincasino.com Though both Lupillo Rivera and Graciela Beltrán spent their childhoods in Southern California, they ...

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  9. Open the dam gate to FriantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    It used to be nice to take a motorcycle ride up to Millerton Lake and use the picnic area at Friant Dam. The gate has been locked since 9/11 due to concerns about terrorists.

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  10. Vehicles destroyed by fire in Table Mountain Casino parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Three vehicles were destroyed by fire on the third story of a parking garage at Table Mountain Casino in Friant shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday, Cal Fire Captain Mara Zaver said. The fire, which lasted for about four hours, spread from one of the vehicles, Zaver said.

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  11. Madera County water dispute settled; water bank financier gets money, purchase rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to the previous 30-year term with an option to extend, Kinsey said. All water transferred must be used within the Friant service area and in a manner consistent with the district's contract with the Bureau of Reclamation. The prior agreement ...

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  12. Fresno County supervisors vote to end fee for new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... affected are: Wildflower Village and Bretz Mountain Village, both near Shaver Lake, and Ventana Hills near Friant. Only 188 homeowners are paying into the districts, which bring in about $110,000 in annual revenue, according to county staff reports. ...

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  13. Fresno County supervisors vote to end fee for new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... affected are: Wildflower Village and Bretz Mountain Village, both near Shaver Lake, and Ventana Hills near Friant. Only 188 homeowners are paying into the districts, which bring in about $110,000 in annual revenue, according to county staff reports. ...

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  14. Drought aftermath in Terra Bella: a We survived ... wea re hurtingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... 11,000 acre-feet of water, about half the allotment these farmers usually buy from Millerton Lake as part of the Friant Division of the federal Central Valley Project. But most of it didn't come cheap. "Most years, it runs $2.5 million to $3 ...

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  15. Drought aftermath in Terra Bella: - We survived ... we're hurting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... 11,000 acre-feet of water, about half the allotment these farmers usually buy from Millerton Lake as part of the Friant Division of the federal Central Valley Project. But most of it didn't come cheap. "Most years, it runs $2.5 million to $3 ...

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  16. A meal fit for royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    It was November in 1960 and our family had just relocated to Clovis from Friant. Times were hard, especially for fairly new immigrants from Mexico.

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  17. SalmonFest celebrates the San JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Visitors practice fly casting during the 2013 SalmonFest at Lost Lake Park near Friant . The now annual event celebrates the San Joaquin River restoration project and the return of salmon to spawning grounds near Millerton Dam.

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  18. SalmonFest celebrates the San JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Visitors practice fly casting during the 2013 SalmonFest at Lost Lake Park near Friant . The now annual event celebrates the San Joaquin River restoration project and the return of salmon to spawning grounds near Millerton Dam.

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  19. California Environmental Law and Policy Update - October 2014 #5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... terminal, and 300 acres of parks, playgrounds, and open space. East San Joaquin Valley growers, represented by the Friant Water Authority, are suing state water authorities over drought decisions, claiming east-side communities and farms received no ...

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  20. California farmers challenge drought cutbacksRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... ( http://bit.ly/13crSqv ) over emergency orders issued by the state Water Resources Control Board this year. The Friant Water Authority, representing 15,000 growers, says the state gave wildlife refuges priority for water deliveries from the ...

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