EDD Fraud: Fresno Man, Central Valley Inmate Plead Guilty To $103K Unemployment Benefit SchemeTwo people, including an inmate at a prison in the Central Valley, have pled guilty in connection with a scheme defrauding the California Employment Development Department (EDD) out of $100,000 in COVID-19 unemployment benefits.
Rare Gray Wolf Moves Farther South Into Central CaliforniaA gray wolf born in Oregon has been tracked farther south in California than any previous wolf equipped with a GPS collar, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
COVID: Vaccinations Begin For 1,000 Foster Farms Poultry Workers In FresnoCOVID-19 vaccinations are underway for about 1,000 employees at a Foster Farms poultry plant in Fresno.
Woman Rescued From Human Trafficking At Sunnyvale Motel, 3 ArrestedAuthorities rescued a Central Valley woman who was the victim of human trafficking at a motel in Sunnyvale on Monday and have made three arrests in connection with the case.
California Republican Party Won't Remove Unofficial Ballot Dropoff BoxesWith more than 1.5 million votes already cast in California, state Republican Party leaders on Wednesday said they will not comply with an order from the state's chief elections official to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes.
California Orders State GOP To Remove Unofficial Ballot Boxes; None Found In Bay Area So FarCalifornia’s Republican Party on Monday acknowledged owning unofficial ballot drop boxes that state election officials said are illegal, but so far no boxes have been found in the Bay Area.
Creek Fire Update: Advancing Flames Ignite Avalanche Control Explosives At China Peak; Trapped Hikers Awaiting Airlift From Florence LakeFirefighters battling a massive wildfire in tinder-dry and bark beetle infested Sierra forest near Shaver Lake were confronted with a new threat -- a cache of avalanche explosives stashed in a bunker at the China Peak ski area.
Creek Fire: Nearly 275 Square Miles In Sierra Burned, No ContainmentThe Creek Fire burning in the Sierra National Forest northeast of Fresno continued to rage without any containment Thursday, consuming more than 175,000 acres since it started late last week.
Man Dies After Competing In Taco-Eating Contest At Fresno Baseball GameA man in Central California died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, authorities said Wednesday.
Rep. Nunes Files $150M Defamation Claim Against Publisher Of Fresno BeeCongressman Devin Nunes is suing a media company for $150 million, saying it engaged in "character assassination" with a 2018 story that appeared in the Fresno Bee.
Fresno Toddler Fatally Mauled by 2 Dogs Outside Grandparents' HouseA one-year-old boy who wandered out of his grandparents' house in Fresno was fatally mauled in their front yard by two roaming dogs.