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  1. Former Us POWs visit Japanese camp, recall the horrors of WW IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The China Post

    ... nter, 96, of Monterey Park, California, Oral C. Nichols, left, 93, of Carlsbad, New Mexico and Jack Schwartz, 99, of Hanford, California, stand ...


  2. Ex-U.S. POWs visit Japan, recall horrors of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... young and had set myself a goal to live, that I was going to live regardless," Nichols said. Jack Schwartz, 99, of Hanford, Calif., was a civil engineering graduate of the California Institute of Technology when he enlisted in the Navy Civil ...


  3. With trip to Japan, ex-POWs close dark wartime chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... having much better food this time around in Japan and marveled at the ubiquitous heated toilet seats. Schwartz, from Hanford, Calif., was eager to get to Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, to the site of the camp where he spent more than half of his 1,367 ...


  4. A sign alongside southbound Highway 43 in 2012.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    The state Supreme Court decided Wednesday that it will not take up the challenge to high-speed rail funding sought by opponents in Kings County. By closing the case Wednesday, the Supreme Court essentially made the judicial score 2-1 against Kings County farmer John Tos, Hanford homeowner Aaron Fukuda and the Kings County Board of Supervisors.


  5. Incumbents out-raising challengers in 3 hot House races in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... for Peters and almost $792,000 for DeMaio. In a Central Valley race, the fundraising of Rep. David Valadao (R-Hanford) outpaced that of Democratic challenger Amanda Renteria, nearly $2.6 million to $1.4 million. He also reported having more than ...


  6. The Bee recommends: Chavez, Berryhill and Cannella for California SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Voters in state Senate District 14 should consider two key questions before marking their ballots. Which candidate will best represent a majority of residents, not just a handful of powerful stakeholders? And which candidate is best positioned to help constituents by delivering legislative help on jobs, education and health care? The answer is Luis Chavez, a Fresno Unified School District trustee who is challenging incumbent Sen. Andy Vidak, a Hanford Republican, in the redrawn district.


  7. High-speed rail opposition: You can't pass the TehachapisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... public and elected officials know that what they've been told all along is unachievable," said Frank Oliveira , a Hanford-area private investigator and co-founder of the citizens' group. The authority has rejected a proposed route through the ...


  8. Blowing dust forecast for Valley's west side on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Strong winds are expected along the Valley's west side Tuesday when a storm front blows through Central California, the National Weather Service said. The weather service's Hanford office issued a wind advisory and warned motorists in Coalinga, Avenal, Kettleman City and Lost Hills to use caution, as winds will gust up to 35 mph.


  9. CD21 heats up with heavy hitters U.S. ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has endorsed Hanford Republican David Valadao for reelection in the 21st Congressional District, is now adding financial muscle to its backing. This week, the organization put $250,000 into an independent expenditure on Valadao's behalf.


  10. Ask Me: Eleanor Roosevelt came to Fresno, but not to Roosevelt HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of honor at a reception at the California Hotel. Roosevelt also traveled to other spots in the Valley. She visited Hanford in 1941 and made at least two trips to Yosemite National Park. Her last visit to Fresno was in January 1960. Her "My Day" ...


  11. Erik Thomsen Gallery announces major retrospective exhibition of works by Fukami SueharuRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Art Daily

    ... Arts, Boston. The world's largest private Fukami collection, at the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, CA, was recently donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The present exhibition, the third major commercial presentation ...


  12. Vidak criticized for accepting oil company moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    A year ago when he was running for the job, state Sen. Andy Vidak, R-Hanford, railed against a contribution by Chevron to an independent group supporting his Democratic opponent Leticia Perez. Now, its Vidak's turn to field criticism for accepting the oil company’s help.


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    Oct 8, 2014 | SFGate

    ... expenditure committee formed earlier this year. The committee has already spent $125,000 to back Vidak, a Hanford cherry farmer, with more probably on the way. It was just over a year ago that Chevron's cash was flowing to Vidak's opponent, and the ...


  14. The Buzz: Neel Kashkari ad winner picked from a over 10aRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of California, Merced. Estigoy is the son of Jann Taber, communications director for state Sen. Andy Vidak, R-Hanford. The winning entry features a conversation in which one young man has difficulty pronouncing Kashkari's name, while two ...


  15. Vice President Joe Biden stumps in Bakersfield for congressional candidate Amanda RenteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Biden's event was a show of support for Renteria, who is trying to unseat Republican incumbent David Valadao of Hanford. The 21st District covers parts of Fresno, Tulare and Kern counties and all of Kings County. He started his day at the L.A. ...


  16. Air turns corrosive in October heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... "But it has been particularly intense the last few days because of the heat." On Monday, records were set in Madera, Hanford and Merced. Fresno's 98-degree reading missed the record by one degree. The pollutant forms when oxides of nitrogen and ...


  17. Andy Vidak challenged by FUSD trustee Luis Chavez for state Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    In four years, Andy Vidak has gone from unknown cherry farmer to state senator. Now, the Hanford Republican is a central player in his party's efforts to rebuild and stay relevant in state politics.


  18. Key California legislative racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... to the Senate in 2010. The Democratic challenger is Shawn Bagley, a produce broker and party activist. Andy Vidak, R-Hanford, is being challenged in a district with a Democratic voting edge, but the incumbent was the top vote-getter in the June ...


  19. Prep football: Hanford beats El Diamante, plows ahead with perfect runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    - Rhyan McCarty's seemingly endless sprint Friday night at Neighbor Bowl fittingly summarizes a 6-0 start for the Hanford High football team. The starting middle linebacker/right guard stripped El Diamante running back Keylan Liles of the football ...


  20. Myers Jr., George ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Visalia Times-Delta

    George Scott Myers Jr., 80, dairy animal nutritionist and resident of Hanford, passed away September 17, 2014. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Sat., Oct. 11, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2400 N. 11th Ave, Hanford with burial following at Hanford Cemetery.


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