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›  Visalia council delays choice of election district boundaries

The Visalia City Council held a public hearing Monday about boundaries of council districts when the city switches next year from at-large to district elections, but stopped short of choosing a final map until the next regular meeting of May 11. Read comments

›  Del Rey community park gets rehab with $245,000 restoration grant

Thanks to a $245,000 grant from Wells Fargo, the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission has completed restoration of the Alex Fonseca Park and Baseball Field in Del Rey. Read comments

›  Wednesday luncheon to benefit Fresno County Court Schools

The PTA of the Fresno County Court Schools will hold its 29th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon Wednesday at the Fresno County Plaza Ballroom, with proceeds benefiting the educational program and scholarship opportunities at the Alice M. Worsley School. Read comments

›  Fresno County Bar to address social justice, rights during Community Law Day Wednesday

The Fresno County Bar Association will host its third annual Law Day this Wednesday to provide information to citizens about available legal resources and advocates for social justice. Read comments

›  Central California SPCA cuts adoption costs for Cinco De Mayo

The Central California SPCA will hold a three-day special adoption promotion Tuesday to Thursday in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Read comments

›  Fallen officers remembered during Fresno County memorial

Members from the community and the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office will come together Thursday at the Peace Officers Memorial to honor fallen officers from all enforcement agencies within Fresno County. Read comments

›  Clovis led Valley cities in growth during 2014, state says

•  Population in Clovis grew by 2.4% last year Read comments

›  Fresno man facing charges in Keith Foster federal drug case released from jail

Rafael Guzman, who is facing federal drug charges along with former Fresno police Deputy Chief Keith Foster and five others, was allowed Monday to go free from jail while the case makes it way through the courts. Read comments

›  Couple killed in Porterville crash were from Tulare

A man and woman killed in a solo-vehicle accident in Porterville were a man and wife from Tulare, officials said Monday. Read comments

›  Fresno’s proposed budget calls for more cops and fire service

•  Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin unveils her proposed $1.2 billion budget for 2015-16. Read comments
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Gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for years
GARLAND, Texas/PHOENIX (Reuters) - Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunme...
 
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›  Oregon lawmakers pass expanded gun background check bill
›  Shift in U.S. federal solar funding needed for large-scale deployment: report
›  Obama says inequality facing minority men behind unrest in Baltimore, Ferguson
›  New York chef Anthony, Blue Hill restaurant win James Beard awards
›  Gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for years
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Somalia Islamists storm Puntland police station, kill three: police
BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants stormed a police station in th...
 
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›  Execution of Pakistan death row convict stayed in dispute over age
›  Suspected cattle rustlers kill 45 in northwest Kenya: administrator
›  Bad weather disrupts links with avalanche-hit Nepal village
›  Thai king leaves hospital to attend coronation anniversary event
›  Shanghai bans leaders' family members from business
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Injured Pacquiao faces possible sanctions
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Greek debt talks progress, no breakthrough yet: Austria
VIENNA (Reuters) - Greece's debt talks with international creditors are making progress bu...
 
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›  Australia's RBA cuts rates, markets wonder if that's all
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›  Cisco looks to salesman Robbins for tech leadership
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›  Cisco veteran Robbins to take over as CEO from Chambers
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'Django Unchained' actress to apologize to police
(Reuters) - An actress who accused Los Angeles police of mistreating her du...
 
›  Singer Chris Brown suspected of misdemeanor battery in Las Vegas
›  Samsung, Marvel use virtual reality for 'Avenger' movie ads
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Rocket Internet posts 31 pct rise in portfolio value since IPO
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Thank you to Andrew M. of Toronto, ON for planning to donate a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE to Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.

Thank you to Darren E. for planning to donate a Nissan Sentra to Alberta Diabetes Foundation ADF- Diabetes Research.

Thank you to Rosemary of Elizabethtown, ON for planning to donate a 2005 Kia Sportage to Canadian Liver Foundation.

Thank you to David E. of Rogers, MN for planning to donate a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS to ALS Hope Foundation.

Thank you to Chris M. of Nepean, ON for planning to donate a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan to Canadian Diabetes Association.

Thank you to Aneet G. of Scarborough, ON for planning to donate a 1998 Toyota Sienna to Make-A-Wish Toronto-Central Ontario.

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Diagnose Your Car?s Strange Sounds
Is your car ticking, squealing, or knocking? Each sound means a different problem with your car. Read the following sounds to find the problem and solution required for each noise your car makes. ...


Automotive Technology: Racing Towards a Safer Future
There are 4 million car crashes in North America each year. Hopefully self-driving cars will one day lower that statistic. Self-driving cars could generate billions of dollars a year in revenue from m...


Study Finds Some Electric Vehicles Greener Than Others
It turns out not all electric vehicle owners are being equally environmentally friendly, some electric vehicles are greener than others, according to a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Scien...


Obama urges Americans to buy fuel-efficient cars despite low gas prices
Gas won’t stay cheap forever. That’s why President Obama is encouraging American’s to choose fuel-efficient cars today. Low gas prices typically make fuel-efficient cars less attract...


2014: A Good Year for Cleaner, Greener Cars
With 2014 coming to a close, it’s the right time to take stock of the achievements and advancements over the past year. So how did 2014 measure up in terms of boosting vehicle fuel efficiency an...




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When Does It No Longer Make Sense To Keep Your Ride
13Many things happen to our cars day to day, most are repairable so that your car can see another day. However, some things occur whether that is an accident or just time, where it no longer makes sen...


Can Technology Really Correct Bad Driving in Teenagers
It?s easy to become distracted while driving due to loud music, phones and other passengers. While distracted, it is easy to forget to wear a seatbelt and watch speed, especially when safety features ...


Millennials like cars after all
Who would have thought it, kids like cars. MTV recently did a study which findings conclude that three in four youngsters would rather give up their social media, and instagrams than their car. 72 per...


Fuel Economy Targets Remain High, Despite Falling Gas Prices.
As of right now, in Detroit, there are few gas stations that have fallen to the wonderful number of $2-per-gallon mark, with the most expensive 87 octane coming in at around $2.20 – $2.30. The a...


Shelby Mustang gives inspiration to an RTR Galpin-Fisker Rocket
When you think of a mustang, the Shelby isn?t one that comes to mind. With it?s intricate designs and need for speed, you can tell that the inspiration came from somewhere. Beau Boeckmann said parts o...




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Fair, 14 C

Forecast:
Mon - Clear. High: 28 Low: 12
Tue - Sunny. High: 29 Low: 11
Wed - Sunny. High: 26 Low: 11
Thu - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 22 Low: 11
Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 24 Low: 12

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