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  1. Fresno resident meets woman who helped save her life with organ donationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... to shake." Because of the transplant, Lynch was able to raise her son and work for another 13 years at the Fresno County Department of Social Services. Lynch worked as a social worker, helping foster children find homes, assisting with a homeless ...

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  2. Feds seize large Fresno County tribal cache of cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Federal agents seized more than $600,000 in cigarettes destined for the Big Sandy Rancheria, but tribal leaders say the cigarettes were improperly confiscated and have filed legal action to have them returned. The eastern Fresno County tribe, perhaps best known for its Mono Wind Casino in Auberry, is a major cigarette distributor to other California tribes including Chukchansi, which has its own federal issues - its casino has been under court-ordered closure since October.

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  3. Wildfire burning near Squaw ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Around 3:30 p.m., only one structure was immediately threatened by the fire that had grown between two and three acres, said Fresno County Cal Fire Capt. Ryan Michaels.

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  4. UC CalFresh program teaches children healthy eating, and parents get the message, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... Cooperative Extension educators who provide nutrition information to schoolchildren and low-income adults in Fresno County. The program teaches children how to identify healthy foods and encourages them to increase physical activity and to apply ...

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  5. Former William Saroyan House In Foreclosure To Be Sold At AuctionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    FORMER WILLIAM SAROYAN HOUSE IN FORECLOSURE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION The Fresno Bee May 1 2015 By BoNhia Lee William Saroyan's former home in central Fresno is in foreclosure and headed to auction May 5. The central Fresno house that famed Armenian-American author William Saroyan lived in for the last 17 years of his life is in foreclosure and headed to auction in May. The simple stucco tract home at 2729 W. Griffith Way, just west of Cooper Middle School, has had three different owners since Saroyan's death in 1981 and has fallen into foreclosure twice, according to Fresno County public property records. Neighbor Ernie Baca said the house has been used as a rental for years and attracted squatters.

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  6. Sunnyside High to host Elementary Science OlympiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    More than 1,000 Fresno County students will compete Saturday in the Elementary Science Olympiad Competition at Sunnyside High School. Students will compete in a series of team events in earth science, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology.

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  7. 3 inmates injured in Fresno blast seek $48 million from PG&ERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    A lawyer in Central California representing three men who were injured in a gas pipeline blast has filed a claim against a utility and Fresno County seeking $48 million in punitive damages. The Fresno Bee reports Friday that attorney Butch Wagner filed a legal complaint last week against Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  8. More than 200 march through downtown Fresno to support immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. Marchers passed in front of the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, the Fresno Police Department, City Hall and Fresno's Superior and federal courthouses waving signs with ...

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  9. Homeless man linked to Coalinga arson spree arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... Stewart, 27, of Coalinga, setting fire to a waste bin in the alley. Stewart was arrested and booked into Fresno County Jail on eight felony counts of arson. Anyone with information regarding the arson cases is asked to call detective Andrew Diaz at ...

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  10. Officers Arrest Man Suspected of Supplying Gang Members with Firearms; Seize 'Arsenal' of WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... a gun registered to Davis. Davis does not have any felony convictions, according to Sgt. Paul Cervantes with Fresno County MAGEC (Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium). Officers believe Bulldog gang members were using Davis to make what's known ...

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  11. Fresno tree trimmer killed in fall identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    The man who died after falling out of the tree that he was trimming Tuesday was identified by the Fresno County Coroner as Kevin Sanford, 30. The incident took place in the 9400 block of North Ashurst Drive. The Fresno Fire Department reported that Sanford cut his safety line by accident and fell 40 feet to the ground.

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  12. Fire damages home in Reedley areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County firefighters went to a house fire in the Reedley area Friday, where a home was reportedly heavily damaged. The blaze was reported about 10 a.m. in the 22000 block of East Manning Avenue.

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  13. Police: Man attacks Fresno woman who posted Instagram selfiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    ... tol in the home and determined Benitiez was under the influence of a stimulant, Villalvazo. He was booked into Fresno County Jail.

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  14. Massive gas explosion: victim updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... range in northwest Fresno, near Highway 99. At the time 11 people were hurt, some seriously. According to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, six people are still at CRMC's burn unit. Five county jail inmates are still hospitalized. Three are in ...

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  15. Digital Doctor Visits: treating patients through TelepsychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... seek services," said Utecht. Mental Health Director Dawan Utecht from the Department of Behavioral Health of Fresno County explains the dire need to raise awareness of mental health. She adds, "One and four individuals will have a mental illness in ... 1 comment

  16. U.S. deputy marshal accused of selling counterfeit sports jerseysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    A U.S. deputy marshal was arrested at the federal courthouse in downtown Fresno on Thursday for allegedly selling counterfeit sports jerseys, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's spokesman Tony Botti said that Edward Zucker, 37, was arrested after a three-month investigation by deputies and agents from U.S. Homeland Security Investigations.

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  17. Detectives search for missing at-risk man who left Fresno care facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County detectives are asking for the public's help to find a missing at-risk man who walked away from a residential facility in east-central Fresno that provides non-medical care for adults. Michael Shane Haynes, 37, has been missing since 5 p.m. April 22 when he walked away from Michael Home, 4828 E. Princeton Ave., a facility that cares for adults who are unable to provide their own daily needs.

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  18. Woman found dead in car east of Clovis identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Fresno Bee

    A woman found dead inside a parked car east of Clovis on Wednesday has been identified as Kirsten Dolenec, 44, of Clovis. Fresno County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Botti said the cause of her death remains under investigation.

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  19. Equipment operator caught in Fresno gas pipe explosion still in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Fresno Bee

    The man driving a front-end loader when a gas pipeline exploded remained in critical condition Thursday, nearly two weeks after a fire and explosion at the Fresno County law enforcement gun range. A statement from the man's family identified him as Ismael Arreazola.

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  20. 4,700 marijuana plants destroyed, two arrested in Squaw ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Fresno Bee

    According to a photo provided by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, several of the marijuana operations in the Squaw Valley area were in open fields. Fresno County sheriff's deputies wrapped up a marijuana eradication operation in Squaw Valley this week.

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