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Clovis North Quarterback Club Golf Tournament

Clovis North Quarterback Club Golf Tournament


The Clovis North Quarterback Club will hold its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Friday, August 10, at Riverbend Golf Course.

Golfers will be able to enjoy a fun day on the green and meet coach Cory Hall and his staff.

There will be food, drinks and prizes.

Tee time is 1 p.m.

Riverbend is located at 43369 Avenue 12 in Madera County.

The following packages are available:

-- Team package (4-some in tournament): $500

-- Individual package (single entry in tournament): $125

-- Tee sponsor (company sign on tee box): $100

-- Team package and hole sponsor (4-some, tee and green sign): $800

-- Corporate sponsor (banner at check-in & awards banquet; 4-some): $2,500

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Public Input on Residential Solid Waste Franchise Proposal

Public Input on Residential Solid Waste Franchise Proposal

Public Input Sought on City of Fresno

Residential Solid Waste Franchise Proposal

 

FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno is seeking public input on a proposal to evaluate the creation of a residential solid waste franchise fee through a survey on the City’s website at www.fresno.gov/solidwaste.  The proposal is contained in Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s proposed budget revision to address an overall Fiscal Year 2013 shortfall of $16 million.

 

Mayor Swearengin said the City will evaluate a change in the delivery of residential solid waste services to determine whether private companies can deliver the same or better service than the City currently operates for the same or better prices.

 

“Given the ongoing economic challenges in Fresno and across the state and nation, it is important that we del

HACKER, HEMBREE NAMED TO 2012 PCL ALL-STAR TEAM

HACKER, HEMBREE NAMED TO 2012 PCL ALL-STAR TEAM

HACKER, HEMBREE NAMED TO 2012 PCL ALL-STAR TEAM

The pitchers were elected after Hacker is tied for the league-lead in wins, Hembree among leaders in saves

 

FRESNO, Calif. – Right-handed pitchers Eric Hacker and Heath Hembree have been elected to the 2012 Pacific Coast League Mid-Season All-Star team, the league office announced today. Hacker enters Thursday tied for the PCL-lead in wins with 10 while Hembree’s team-leading 13 saves are tied for the third-most in the league.

 

Hacker, 29, has been the ace of the Grizzlies pitching staff all season. The Duncanville, Texas native won his first four starts with the Grizzlies before earning a one-start promotion to the Major Leagues with the San Francisco Giants on April 27th.

HOOTERS TO HOLD WING-EATING CONTEST

HOOTERS TO HOLD WING-EATING CONTEST

HOOTERS TO HOLD WING-EATING CONTEST

Local Winner To Compete At California State Fair for a Chance to Compete in National Finals in Clearwater, Florida

 

(Fresno, Calif.) – Chicken wing expert, Hooters of America, LLC, announced that it has engaged Major League Eating (MLE) to sanction and produce a circuit of wing-eating contests across the United States that will conclude at the Hooters Wing-Eating World Championship in Clearwater, Florida on Thursday, July 26th.

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FRESNO UNIFIED’S GRADUATION RATE ON THE RISE

FRESNO UNIFIED’S GRADUATION RATE ON THE RISE

 

           

FRESNO –Good news from the California Department of Education (CDE) today as the most recent graduation rate calculations show a nearly four and a half percent (4.4%) increase for the Fresno Unified School District.  The 2010-2011 four year graduation rate is 70.8%, up from the 2009-2010 rate of 66.4%.  Today’s announcement marks the first official measurement using CDE’s CALPADS data system.  In prior years, CDE relied upon the United States Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) calculation method.

 

The new graduation rate equates to 196 additional students graduating in 2010-2011 and represents an increase at six of eight Fresno Unified comprehensive high schools.  The rate was unchanged at McLane and Sunnyside High Schools, but decreased at Hoover.  While Fresno Unified hails the success of the

Fresno Homicide Number 29 Update

On Sunday, June24, 2012, at approximately 1145 p.m., officers responded to 2600 W. Robinson for a victim of a shooting.  Upon their arrival, they found the victim laying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim, a 20-year-old BMA, was transported to CRMC by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.  Neighbors reported hearing two gunshots and then someone yelling for help because the victim had been shot.  Homicide detectives were called to the scene. 

 

Follow up investigation lead to the arrest of a 16 year old juvenile responsible for the murder on Monday.  This is the city’s 29th homicide.

 

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Detective Chris Serrano at 621-2452 or if they wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 498-STOP. 

 

Fresno PD Help Save Girls From Canal

Trio of young girls rescued from canal bank by Fresno Police

 

On Tuesday 6/26/12 a few minutes before 5 P.M., Fresno Police Communication Center received a 911 phone call regarding some juveniles who were almost falling into the canal near Tulare and Fowler.  Several marked Southeast Police Units were sent to this location code 3 and navigated themselves on foot along both sides of the canal banks.  Officer Troy Miller located all three female juveniles ages 11, 11 and 13 stuck on the canal bank in between thick thorn bushes.  The girls entered the canal upstream and were pulled a distance away where they were able to pull themselves up along the dirt embankment.  At this location the girls, who were slightly injured from the thorn bushes, called out to neighbors for help. 

 

Officer Miller was able to shimmy his way down through the thick shrubbery and one by one p