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  1. Fresno Hosts First Armenian Honorary Consul; Ceremony MondayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    FRESNO HOSTS FIRST ARMENIAN HONORARY CONSUL; CEREMONY MONDAY Merced Sun-Star, CA Oct 20 2014 By Andrea Castillo Fresno is now home to the country's first Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia. Armenian dignitaries and Fresno County representatives are hosting an inaugural ceremony for the new consul at 5 p.m. Monday on the eighth floor of the Pacific Southwest Building.

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  2. Cops nab 'Point Break' bank robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFBay

    Members of a sophisticated crew dubbed "Point Break," suspected in bank robberies in San Jose and Campbell, were arrested Tuesday in a joint operation by law enforcement agencies in four counties, a San Jose police spokeswoman said. An investigation by San Jose and Campbell police and the FBI led to the arrests of the suspects after search warrants were issued in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and Fresno counties with the assistance of Fresno, Watsonville and Salinas police, San Jose police Sgt.

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  3. Fresno gang member arrested on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... another stolen 9 mm handgun. Chamalbide said that Williamson admitted to having the guns and was booked into Fresno County Jail for being an ex-felon in possession of a handgun and possession of stolen property. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide ...

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  4. Kaiser Permanente awards $500,000 in grants for Fresno County drought impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Kaiser Permanente will provide $500,000 in grants to help assist Fresno County residents affected by the state's most severe drought on record, a company spokeswoman said. Spokeswoman Kerri Leedy said the drought-relief grants will assist those with limited access to food, drinking water, healthcare and other services.

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  5. Fresno County schools to host after-school program open house eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Two Fresno County high schools will host open house events for after-school programs this week as part of October's nationwide Lights On Afterschool event, which looks to provide quality after-school programs for all children. Parlier High School's open house will feature all of Parlier Unified School District's after-school programs from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday.

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  6. EDITORIAL: Judge Petrucelli's conduct is major ethics breachRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    It didn't take long for the lawyer representing Fresno County Superior Judge Court James M. Petrucelli to try to set limits on how the California Commission on Judicial Performance deals with her client. Petrucelli "admits that he made a mistake and is willing to accept discipline short of the loss of his job," San Francisco attorney Kathleen Ewins told Fresno Bee courts reporter Pablo Lopez in an email last week.

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  7. Pomegrante products make cooking with tart fruit easier than everRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... pomegranate industry. It grows several varieties for the fresh market as well as juicing. The tiny southeast Fresno County community of Del Rey is the home of the largest pomegranate juicing plant in the nation. Operated by POM Wonderful, a division ...

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  8. Fresno County supervisors frustrated by marijuana ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County Board of Supervisors Chairman Andreas Borgeas listens to an appeal on the first day of appeals to the fines levied for marijuana growing. Fresno County supervisors expressed frustration Monday with how they're handling medical marijuana cultivation appeals, but stopped short of one board member's suggestion that they suspend the hearings.

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  9. Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Workshop Schedule 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    ... of seats required, and workshop location. Further details will be provided with confirmation of registration. FRESNO COUNTY: November 4, 2014 (Tuesday) from 9:30 am to 11:30 am American Pistachio Growers, 9 River Park Place East, Suite 410, Fresno, ...

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  10. Gang member shot, wounded by Sanger policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The Fresno County Sheriff's Office Monday identified the man shot and wounded by a Sanger police officer as Phillip Ozuna, 30, of Del Rey. Spokesman Chris Curtice said the shooting took place about 6 p.m. Sunday after an officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a stolen Honda Accord near North and Academy avenues.

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  11. Fresno's Willow-Nees road expansion about to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... effective transportation. The cost is about $4 million. The money comes from federal grants and Measure C, the Fresno County transportation sales tax. Monday's news conference was a strange one. After all, the topic is so mundane. City crews work on ...

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  12. Fresno County supervisors voice concern over marijuana ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County supervisors expressed frustration Monday with how they're handling medical marijuana cultivation appeals, but stopped short of one board member's suggestion that they suspend the hearings. Supervisors were assailed Monday by accusations of failing to address due process, not knowing a true meaning of a responsible party, failing to have foreign language interpreters available for people appearing before them and uneven issuing of fines.

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  13. Suspect Booked After Officer Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Fresno County Police are investigation an officer involved shooting. It happened near Abby and Divisadero around 2:30 am Monday morning.

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  14. Fresno Names First Armenian Honorary ConsulRead the original story

    Monday | Groong

    FRESNO NAMES FIRST ARMENIAN HONORARY CONSUL 15:03 * 20.10.14 Fresno is now home to the country's first Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia. Armenian dignitaries and Fresno County representatives are hosting an inaugural ceremony for the new consul on Monday on the 8th floor of the Pacific Southwest Building, The Fresno Bee reports.

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  15. John Ostlund: We'll never regret renewing Measure Z to support a great zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... mailer also suggested that decisions were being made 'behind closed doors,' but all Zoo Corporation Board and Fresno County Zoo Authority meetings are public, open to anyone who wishes to attend. Other claims from the anti-zoo folks state the city ...

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  16. Coalinga police seek help locating missing elderly coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Fresno Bee

    Family members of Loretto and Lydia Luno called the Fresno County Sheriff's Office Saturday around 10:30 p.m. to report them missing. Around 4 p.m. Saturday, neighbors said, the couple left their Coalinga home driving a silver 2003 Toyota Tacoma with the California license plate 7E57605.

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  17. EDITORIAL: Not registered to vote? Today is the deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of culture wars of past elections. But Propositions 1 and 2 do matter to the future of the state. Here in Fresno County, people will decide Measure Z, which would renew the sales tax that has transformed the Chaffee Zoo into a standout attraction ...

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  18. Fresno establishes first Armenian honorary consul; inauguration ceremony MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Fresno Bee

    Armenian dignitaries and Fresno County representatives are hosting an inaugural ceremony for the new consul at 5 p.m. Monday on the 8th floor of the Pacific Southwest Building. Berj Apkarian, executive director of physician relations at Community Medical Centers, was appointed honorary consul during a county Board of Supervisors meeting last month .

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  19. Valley woman honored as outstanding Latina leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Fresno Bee

    A local woman was among three Latinas honored Friday as a leader who is making an impact by Hispanas Organized for Political Equality at its 25th anniversary dinner. Minnie Santillan, a Fresno State graduate and former Fresno County social worker, was honored.

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  20. Xiong reflects communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Fresno Bee

    I am writing today to express my admiration and support for Fresno City Council Member Blong Xiong, now running for Fresno County Supervisor District 1. At a time when the governing boards of the city and county look less and less like the people they serve, Council Member Xiong reflects his community through his life and his votes. Mr. Xiong is a strong proponent of open government, sound planning and economic growth that benefits all, not just an entitled few.

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