Fresno County to pursue development opportunities along Friant Road
A classic fight between environmentalists and developers came down on the side of developers Tuesday with Fresno County supervisors agreeing to explore the potential for new restaurants, hotels and golf courses just north of the city of Fresno. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 7:30pm
Valley banks move forward on merger
Federal and state regulators have given Central Valley Community Bancorp approval to move forward with its acquisition of Visalia Community Bank. The board of Fresno-based Central Valley Community announced the regulatory clearances. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 8:49pm
Court decision expected soon on West Fresno rendering plant's future
Both sides in a long-running fight over the future of a southwest Fresno rendering plant made their final arguments in a yearlong lawsuit on Tuesday afternoon in Fresno County Superior Court. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 7:43pm
Fresno man gets life in prison for shooting 2 women
A 25-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for a 2007 purse-snatching that ended when one woman was shot to death and a second woman who was pregnant was shot but survived. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 1:49pm
Suspect in Visalia police shootout charged with attempted murder
Luis Avilez, 25, accused in shooting two Visalia police officers last week, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 4:29pm
Attorney named to Tulare County judgeship
Antonio Reyes of Visalia has been appointed to a judgeship on the Tulare County Superior Court. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 5:50pm
Grant reopens 4 Fresno pools this summer
Water and children will once again fill four central and south Fresno pools that have been closed for the past four summers because of budget cuts, city officials said Tuesday. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 3:31pm
Fresno firefighters kept busy with three blazes
Three fires Tuesday afternoon spread the Fresno Fire Department staff so thin that medical aid calls were suspended for a hour, a spokesman said. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 3:26pm
Winery fire near Reedley prompts evacuations
Alcohol tanks at O'Neill Vintners and Distillers, west of Reedley, caught on fire Monday afternoon, sending black smoke into the sky and prompting the evacuation of a nearby school, a Cal Fire spokesman said late Monday afternoon. Read comments
20 May 2013 at 2:28pm
1 dead in collision near Coalinga
A head-on crash that happened when one vehicle was passing another killed a 71-year-old woman east of Coalinga on Tuesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. Read comments
21 May 2013 at 10:26am
KSEE 24 News
Grizzlies Opponent Still Has Job to Do, Despite Devastation in Oklahoma
As thoughts and prayers pour in across the nation for Oklahoma, the Fresno Grizzlies took on the devastated area's home team: The Oklahoma City Red Hawks.
21 May 2013 at 4:55pm
Thoughts of Home for Oklahoma Team Playing in Fresno
The mood was high Tuesday at Chukchansi Park despite the devastating news in Moore, Oklahoma. Tuesday players reached out to loved ones the best way they knew how; by playing ball.
21 May 2013 at 6:48pm
Valley Red Cross to Help in Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Relief
When disasters like the one that hit Moore, Oklahoma strike, it's crucial that the country band together to help our neighbors. That's exactly what the American Red Cross, right here in the Central Valley is doing. One volunteer is packing her bags and preparing to take off, to assist in tornado relief, while many others are doing what they can from here.
21 May 2013 at 5:30pm
Madera Man Wanted for Murder
Madera County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating a Madera man they say is responsible for the shooting death of a nineteen year old man and the attempted murder of a fifteen year old female.
21 May 2013 at 4:10pm
Fire Damages Fresno Property
Fresno fire officials say a lawnmower sparked a fire on Cornelia Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
21 May 2013 at 3:42pm
Oklahoma Tornado Damage Footage
Video of the devastation of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado that was taken by Oklahoma resident, Linda Webb who lives less than a mile from the path of the twister.
21 May 2013 at 7:43pm
Windy & cooler.
21 May 2013 at 4:22pm
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Valley Residents Extend a Helping Hand to Oklahoma Tornado Vic...
As rescuers and residents of Oklahoma comb through the destruction left behind by Monday's devastating tornado, valley residents are doing what they can to help ease the pain.
21 May 2013 at 2:03pm
Fresno Community Pools Open for Business
Four community pools in Fresno will be open for a limited time this summer thanks to the generosity of Kaiser Permanente.
21 May 2013 at 12:21pm
Oklahoma Nurse Speaks About the Devastation
The tragedy in Oklahoma is a reminder of just how quickly lives can be changed forever. Lindsey Pena spoke with a woman who was in Oklahoma when the massive tornado ripped through.
21 May 2013 at 8:09pm
Gallo Center attracts serious star power to Modesto for next season
The star power will be so bright, you just might need to wear shades inside the Gallo Center for the Arts for the 2013-14 performance season.
Johnny Mathis, one of the many to perform in the 2013-14 season at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. - Gallo Center for the Arts - unknown
Beauty and the Beast, one of the many to perform in the 2013-14 se...
21 May 2013 at 5:41pm
ON CAMPUS: Color-coded IDs and other tidbits
Color coded cards most likely special offers tied to GPA, not identification, and weeks of May are all significant.
21 May 2013 at 6:09pm
Kidnapping case suspended because Somali interpreter is needed
A judge on Tuesday reluctantly suspended a criminal case against a man accused of kidnapping a woman on Highway 99 in Turlock, because the defendant says he needs a Somali interpreter.
Aden Aden, 22, Tempe, AZ, auto theft suspect. - CHP - unknown
21 May 2013 at 2:26pm
Modesto funeral home under criminal investigation
Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives have launched a criminal investigation into a Modesto funeral home that lost its right to cremate or bury bodies.
A pair of hearses sit alongside a building at 1101 7th Street Friday afternoon (05-17-13) in downtown Modesto where authorities were busy conducting an investigation regarding 17 dead bodies that were supposed to be cremated. - Modesto Bee - Elias Funez
20 May 2013 at 11:21pm
Gallo Center: Watch out for third-party ticket sites
When individual tickets go on sale June 10 for the 2013-14 season at the Gallo Center for the Arts, use only the center's website to avoid being overcharged, officials warn.
21 May 2013 at 2:30pm
Waterford man accused of using screwdriver for murder will stand trial
A judge on Tuesday refused to overturn a ruling that ordered a defendant to stand trial charged with second-degree murder after stabbing a man with a small screwdriver during a fight in Waterford.
21 May 2013 at 2:26pm
End of an Era: Barnwood Restaurant closing in Ripon
It's a virtual institution in Ripon and a longtime favorite for hungry travelers on Highway 99, but the Barnwood Restaurant will close for good this month after 33 years.
JOAN BARNETT LEE/ email@example.com John Mangelos is pictured on Wednesday afternoon (05-15-13) in his Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon, Ca. The business will close on May 31st. Mangelos opened the restaurant on July 3rd, 1980. - - Joan Barnett Lee
20 May 2013 at 11:22pm
Break in Iowa case leads to a Stanislaus donation
A prosecutor's office in Iowa contacted columnist Jeff Jardine in an attempt to reach and return $300 to a now-closed reward foundation. The office agreed to donate to the Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers instead.
(JOAN BARNETT LEE / firstname.lastname@example.org) - Modesto Bee columnist Jeff Jardine is pictured at The Modesto Bee on Monday afternoon (03-07-11). For Stanislaus Arts Council Excellence in Arts award. - Modesto Bee - Joan Barnett...
20 May 2013 at 11:38pm
The Modesto Bee proud to support Kids' Day
A communitys strength can be measured in many ways. One of them is how residents respond to those in need. The Bee is proud to again be a co-sponsor of Kids Day, a fund-raiser that benefits at-risk boys and girls at The Salvation Armys Red Shield Center in south Modesto.
Georgia Chapman sells Kids' Day newspapers in Modesto on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. - -
21 May 2013 at 9:30am
Stanislaus County officials working on project to widen Claribel
Stanislaus County officials are working on a project to relieve traffic congestion on Claribel Road, east of McHenry Avenue. The $15.2 million effort will widen Claribel to four lanes from McHenry to Oakdale Road and put a signal at the Coffee Road intersection.
20 May 2013 at 11:30pm
Recordnet Stockton Local News
Former SUSD trustee Bill Ross applies to be appointed to seat he lost (UPDATE...
STOCKTON – With support from former Mayor Ann Johnston and former Superintendent Carl Toliver, Bill Ross is pushing hard for appointment to the Area 6 seat on the Stockton Unified board that became vacant one month ago with the death of Sara...
21 May 2013 at 3:39pm
Supervisors delay discussion on expanding San Joaquin County Jail
STOCKTON — County officials won’t make a decision on whether to expand the San Joaquin County Jail for at least another two weeks.
21 May 2013 at 9:30am
Hunger for help
STOCKTON - The difference between hunger and health. Or what it takes to learn to read. Or creating a haven for those escaping abuse.
21 May 2013 at 9:21am
County transit a trendsetter
STOCKTON - Lest there be any doubt what powers the latest addition to Stockton's bus fleet, the word "Electric" is emblazoned on the sides of the new vehicles, along with curved stripes, crackling with color.
21 May 2013 at 9:17am
Cash-strapped city plans property selloff
STOCKTON - Hoping to score some quick cash, the city plans to put on the market dozens of old hotels, historic buildings, oddball-sized lots and even some lakeside pasture land.
21 May 2013 at 9:14am
Youth beaten; bike then stolen
STOCKTON – A boy was riding his mountain bike in the 9200 block of Cherbourg Way in northeast Stockton when he was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground, police reported.
21 May 2013 at 7:36am
1 dead in early-morning Pershing Ave. crash
STOCKTON – A vehicle with four people inside traveling south on Pershing Avenue collided with a tree near Princeton Avenue around 12:24 a.m. today. The crash killed one person and sent the three other passengers to area hospitals, police reported.
21 May 2013 at 7:32am
Woman finds courage to fight for her future, others
Second of two parts
20 May 2013 at 10:52pm
Man wounded by unknown gunfire
STOCKTON - A 20-year-old man told officers he was walking in the 2400 block of Burlington Place about 11 p.m. Sunday when he heard numerous gunshots and fell to the ground, police reported.
20 May 2013 at 9:11pm
Robbers rough up store employees
LATHROP - Two men, one wearing a black mask and the other carrying a semiautomatic handgun, walked into Lathrop Liquor at 15326 Harlan Road shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday and attacked two employees, taking an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes,...
20 May 2013 at 9:08pm