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›  Fallen CHP officers honored with Highway 99 designation

The state Legislature has named a portion of Highway 99 in Fresno County as CHP Officers Brian M. Law and Juan J. Gonzalez Memorial Highway to honor two fallen California Highway Patrol officers. Read comments

›  State Assembly declares Sunday 'William Saroyan Day'

Sunday will be William Saroyan Day in California after the state Legislature passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 167. Read comments

›  Visalia drivers rank safest in California

Visalia has the safest drivers in California, according to Allstate insurance company's list of safest driving cities in the United States. Read comments

›  Fuel tanks removed from downtown Fresno site, possibly for fast-food restaurant

A downtown property got one step closer to redevelopment Wednesday with the removal of giant underground fuel tanks. Read comments

›  First 5 Fresno County names new executive director

Emilia Reyes was named executive director of First 5 Fresno County on Wednesday in a decision meant to stabilize the agency at a time of staff and board changes. Read comments

›  Driver killed, 2 passengers injured in crash near Los Banos

A 27-year-old Dos Palos man was killed and his two passengers sustained major injuries when all three were thrown from a Honda Civic when it overturned Tuesday night in the Los Banos area, the California Highway Patrol reported. Read comments

›  Winnebago given to Fresno County library system for new program

Reading and Beyond will donate a Winnebago to the Fresno County Public Library on Sept. 4 for use in the library's new Digi-Bus mobile learning plan. Read comments

›  Alcohol linked to fatal crash in Mariposa

Alcohol is believed to have contributed to a high-speed, tumbling crash that killed a 63-year-old Mariposa driver, the California Highway Patrol reported. Read comments

›  SW Fresno community rallies to fix unsafe neighborhood

Representatives from several local community groups gathered Tuesday night in southwest Fresno to walk and point out several unsafe features plaguing the neighborhood near Kirk Elementary School. Read comments

›  Fresno dealerships to donate to Children's Hospital

Porsche of Fresno and Audi Fresno will present a $4,780 check to Children's Hospital Central California at a ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday. Read comments
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Sinkhole that proved popular at Corvette Museum will be filled
(Reuters) - A sinkhole that swallowed eight cars inside the National Corvette Museum in Ke...
 
›  Hundreds march in Ferguson to protest police shooting: local media
›  F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.
›  Sam's bid to be first openly gay NFL player on hold
›  Six people die in fire at North Carolina mobile home
›  Girl digging on Oregon beach dies after sand hole collapses on her
›  Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut
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EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vague
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Mosc...
 
›  Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town
›  Philippine peacekeepers rescued from militants on Golan: U.N.
›  Modi seeks Japan's help for 'inclusive vision' on first big trip
›  Philippine peacekeepers rescued from militants on Golan: U.N.
›  EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions
›  Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions
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Sweden's tough 75km island race born of barroom banter
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - On Monday at dawn over 200 athletes will line up on an island in Swe...
 
›  Murray advances to fourth round, faces Tsonga next
›  Jorgensen wins first world title for U.S. since 2004
›  Day and Palmer share halfway lead at Deutsche Bank
›  U.S. rout Finland, Spain's Gasol shines
›  Sam's bid to be first openly gay NFL player on hold
›  Wawrinka through to fourth round after Kavcic withdrawal
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Worried EU leaders call jobs, growth summit for October 7: draft
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are set to hold an emergency summit on promoti...
 
›  Alibaba aims to launch share sale in early September: source
›  Fiat-Chrysler sees New York stock market listing on October 13
›  Fiat-Chrysler CEO says shareholders backing of merger is 'huge step ahead'
›  China graft watchdog probes another executive at Chinese car maker
›  Indian investigators drop coal scam case against billionaire Birla
›  U.S. auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle
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Pacino plays depressed men - twice - at Venice film fest
VENICE (Reuters) - Al Pacino fended off suggestions on Saturday that becaus...
 
›  Director Martin Scorsese in early stages of Ramones movie project
›  Jennifer Aniston on being a 'badass' after 'Friends'
›  R&B singer CeeLo Green pleads no contest to ecstasy charge
›  Miley Cyrus' MTV awards date turns himself in on probation violation
›  Comedian Joan Rivers remains in serious condition at N.Y. hospital
›  Indonesia massacre, Iran sanctions impact infuse Venice film offerings
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Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve...
 
›  Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order
›  Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission
›  CME Group smartphone game lets students 'beef up' on ag economics
›  Digital Ally says camera inquiries up five-fold after Ferguson shooting
›  Exclusive: Intel hires senior Qualcomm exec to boost mobile business
›  U.S. judge lifts suspension on Microsoft overseas email seizure
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›  Obama family attends long-time aide's wedding to TV journalist
›  Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive
›  Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son: lawyer
›  ALS Association backs down on 'Ice Bucket' trademark attempt
›  Poles recall Nazi seizure of radio station, see parallels with today
›  Capital gains mean church losses in new German tax twist
       
 
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Thank you to Kristin G. of Ottawa, ON for planning to donate a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Thank you to Robert H. of Grande Prairie, AB for planning to donate a 2005 Dodge Caravan to Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Thank you to Bib E. of Brampton, ON for planning to donate a 2001 Hyundai Accent to Street Cats Animal Rescue.

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What The Movies Have Taught Us About Cars
The car has been a main star like in Fast and the Furious, or played a minor role in almost every movie. The car enthusiast’s passion generally isn’t founded in any single experience. It...


Ford unveils new Fusion Lightweight Concept
Ford Motors has brought the new Fusion Lightweight Concept sedan into the limelight. A lighter Ford Fusion, like any lighter car, is something enthusiasts have been championing for years, and now it i...


Next-Generation Nissan Leaf To Feature Improved Battery Life
Nissan officials recently opened up how they want to proceed with the next generation of what became a breakthrough modern, mainstream electric car. Nissan wants to double the car?s range from the cur...


Auto Sales are Back in Drive
Cautious optimism is the general mood since auto sales increased 6% in March.That may not seem like huge growth. But after a 3% decline in January and a flat result in February, any sign of momentum ...


Peek at the 2015 BMW i3
Love this model and was very excited to see what they have in-store for the 2015 model year! The BMW i3 has been officially released as of today, simultaneously worldwide in London, New York City and ...




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1962 Ferrari Sold for 40 Million
40 million is a lot of money for anything, but recently this large sum of money was used to by a red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta. It once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record fo...


The Nissan Cube is Finished as of 2015
Nissan tried something new when they announced to release the Cube back in 2008, however this announcement of it being cut from the lineup is no surprise to most car experts. Another class cut-up has ...


Ford Researches Car Parts from Tomatoes
Known for their creative use of food products, Ford has found another unexpected material that it can use to make car parts. It’s a byproduct in the production of ketchup. Yes, ketchup. Ford say...


Can Your Phone Prevent Distracted Driving?
The dangers of texting while driving are obvious. Authorities cited distracted driving as the cause of more than 3,300 deaths nationwide in 2012, the latest year available, and thousands more injuries...


Bentley Gets Plugged In with a Hybrid
The path toward a Bentley plug-in hybrid SUV is paved with this sedan. Debuting at the 2014 Beijingautoshow, the Bentley Hybrid Concept demonstrates the fuel-saving powertrain that will feature in t...




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Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy, 38 C

Forecast:
Sat - Clear. High: 38 Low: 20
Sun - Sunny. High: 37 Low: 20
Mon - Sunny. High: 38 Low: 21
Tue - Sunny. High: 39 Low: 21
Wed - Sunny. High: 36 Low: 19

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