Saturday, 04 July 2015




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Around The Valley




Visalia Police Department to Host Coffee with a Cop

VISALIA - On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, officers from the Visalia Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationship [ ... ]

Elderly Clovis Man with Dementia Has Gone Missing

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CLOVIS - Clovis resident, Charles “Chuck” Delateur (76), was last seen at about 11:30 yesterday at the 7-11 on the North-west corner of Clovis and Barstow Avenues.  His wife told Police that  [ ... ]

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Victor E. Bulldog III Makes Fresno State Debut

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FRESNO - Fresno State's new live mascot, Victor E. Bulldog III, enjoyed a warm welcome from University President Dr. Joseph I. Castro and a gathering of supporters Wednesday in the Student-Athlete V [ ... ]

Fresno Grizzlies Frankenslice Gets National Attention

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FRESNO - The Fresno Grizzlies took over the internet and national media outlets once again, this time with the announcement of the Frankenslice, which is a hot dog stuffed crust pepperoni slice tha [ ... ]

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Justin Timberlake To Make Debut At American Century Championship

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. - Multi-talented actor and musical artist Justin Timberlake will join superstar athletes and entertainers for the first time this summer at the American Century Champio [ ... ]

Table Mountain Casino's Massive Cash Jackpot Pays Yet Another Lucky Winner

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FRIANT - Table Mountain Casino's Lucky Club member, Gurdial of Fresno, visited his favorite casino, Table Mountain, and left with a mountain of money!  The popular Massive Cash jackpot randomly  [ ... ]

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Opinion / Editorial

Has the MUSD Board of Trustees Violated the Brown Act?

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EDITORIAL - Just a few days after the law firm of Garcia, Hernandez, Sawhney & Bermudez, LLP held an 'Ethics Laws and Legal Principles for Public Service and Board Governance' workshop for the Mad [ ... ]

Little League President Threatens Legal Action Against BVN

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Parks Admin Ignore ADA Issues With Baseball Complex Remodel EDITORIAL - People should really not thrust themselves into the public arena unless they can stand the spotlight. A person cannot  [ ... ]

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Big Valley News & Photo
Police Seek Publics Help to ID Purse Snatcher Print E-mail
News - Local
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Thursday, 02 July 2015 12:04

FRESNO - On Tuesday, May 19th at about 12:30 p.m., an unidentified elderly Hispanic female stole the victim’s purse from her shopping cart while at the Vallarta Supermarket located at 4831 E. Butler Avenue.

Store surveillance video shows the suspect stalking the victim throughout the store where she waits for the right opportunity to steal the victim’s purse. The suspect is seen getting closer to the victim’s shopping cart while waiting for her to turn her back.

Newspaper Deliveryman Aids in Saving the Life of an Elderly Woman Print E-mail
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Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 00:00
FRESNO - On Friday, June 26th, 2015 at about 5:30AM the Fresno Police Department received a call for service on the 800 block of East Saginaw Way regarding a check the welfare of an elderly female who resided at the home. Officers from the Northwest Policing District responded and made contact with Bryan Sharp; a newspaper deliveryman who had been contracted out by the Fresno Bee to deliver newspapers.

Mr. Sharp explained that the elderly female resident inside the home has been his customer for over 17 years and for the past year he has taken it upon himself to physically deliver the paper to her door step rather than placing the paper in the delivery box or throwing it on the driveway in order to save her the trouble of physically retrieving the paper herself.
Mariposa Pot Grow Believed to be Mexican Cartel's Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 June 2015 14:40

MARIPOSA - On June 6, 2015 the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office received information about possible illegal marijuana gardens in the Dog Town Rd area of Greeley Hill in Mariposa County. Reportedly several Hispanic males were seen in the area with a semi-truck full of dirt and tractor equipment.

Douglas Breton (61) of Greeley Hill, another resident on the property stated to deputies that he had people clearing brush from the property a few weeks earlier but that at this time no one else should be on the property. During a helicopter over-flight search conducted on June 9th several plots of marijuana were located.

Fugitive Kyle Snipes Captured in Roseville Print E-mail
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Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:23
ROSEVILLE, CA -Wanted fugitive Kyle Snipes has been captured by the Roseville Police Department and is sitting in a Placer County jail awaiting transfer back to Fresno. The arrest took place Monday afternoon the community located north/east of Sacramento, where Snipes has family. According to Lt. Bill Ward of the Madera County Sheriff's Department, Snipes will be transported back to the valley tomorrow.

Early Thursday morning, members of the Fresno HEAT (Help Eliminate Auto Theft) Task Force located a stolen car in Fresno County.  The team conducted a surveillance operation on the car and followed the suspect, Kyle Patrick Snipes (29) into Madera County.

Madera Fair Concert Tickets On-Sale Tomorrow Print E-mail
Entertainment - News
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Monday, 29 June 2015 21:53

MADERA - There may be only 71 days until the gates of the Madera Fair open for the 2015 fair season, but this Wednesday the best seats for the first of three concerts in the Table Mountain Concert Series go on sale at the fair's box office, online and over the phone.

On July 1st at 10:00am fans of Marshall Tucker Band, Justin Moore and Cheap Trick will get their first chance to procure their seats just feet from their favorite acts. When the Marshall Tucker Band sings "Heard it in a love song" or Cheap Trick sings "I want you to want me" don't you want to be right up front?


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Gilbert Jake Vanderburgh (61)

Gilbert Jake Vanderburgh (61) passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Friant, at the age of 61. He was a native of Fresno, having graduated from McLane High School and attending Fresno City Co [ ... ]

Former Madera Unified Teacher Passes: Betty Jean Pipes (89)

Betty Jean Pipes (89) of Madera, CA passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family on June 12, 2015. Betty was born in Los Angeles, CA on May 18, 1926. Her childhood years were s [ ... ]


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