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›  Visalia garage fire destroys classic cars

Two classic cars and a detached garage were lost in a fire in Visalia Saturday night, Visalia fire officials reported. Read comments

›  Volunteers help make mural bloom in Clovis

Volunteers helped paint a storage container in a design made up of images of water-wise flowers at the Clovis Botanical Garden on Saturday. Read comments

›  Technology tracks movements of comatose Fresno mom (video)

KENTFIELD — Brian Lande leans over the railing of his wife's hospital bed and gives her a kiss. Read comments

›  Merced County DA’s son arrested as suspect in triple homicide

The Merced County district attorney’s son has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in a triple homicide last year. Read comments

›  Police: Mentally ill man wanders downtown Fresno with replica rifle

Fresno police officers intercepted a man carrying what looked like a high-powered assault rifle Friday evening on the Tuolumne street overpass near Highway 99. Read comments

›  Ninjas in training at Clovis obstacle course

One day, Joe Maravsky was a weatherman in Connecticut. The next, he was an aspiring champion of the television show "American Ninja Warrior." Read comments

›  Lightning sparks fires in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Recent lightning strikes have ignited four small fires in the Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks, a park service spokeswoman said Saturday. Read comments

›  Grand opening Tuesday for Faith in Community office

Faith in Community -- made up of about 20 faith groups that do humanitarian work in Fresno -- will open an office in south-central Fresno, just north of Highway 180. A grand opening will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in their new space at 546 N. Fulton St. Read comments

›  Yosemite fire chars 2,100 acres, prompts evacuations in Foresta, Old El Portal

The El Portal fire in Yosemite National Park burned 2,100 acres by 6 a.m. Sunday and was 5% contained, El Portal fire officials reported. Read comments

›  In drought, central San Joaquin Valley water cops crack down on waste (video)

Fresno and other central San Joaquin Valley cities want residents to reduce water usage in light of the state's three-year drought. Read comments
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University of Texas picks admiral over Dallas Fed president for chancellor
(Reuters) - The University of Texas said Tuesday its Board of Regents picked U.S. Admiral ...
 
›  Water main break floods UCLA campus, strands motorists
›  Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies -reports
›  Former Virginia governor's marriage in spotlight at corruption trial
›  Tuberculosis patient who refused treatment arrested in California
›  Appeals court rules Mississippi abortion law unconstitutional
›  Minnesota woman who lost husband to Ebola urges aid to fight virus
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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens o...
 
›  U.S. judge says cannot seize Kurdish crude for now
›  U.S. accuses Venezuela of using oil to press Aruba on extradition
›  Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus
›  Turkish court arrests 11 more police in wiretap probe: lawyer
›  EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
›  Cameroon fires two army officers after Boko Haram raids
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Open champion McIlroy not one to rest on his laurels
(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy embellished his status as one of the game's best players with his...
 
›  Tennis-No backhanded compliments for Federer from Edberg
›  PGA Tour commissioner and Woods hope for big 2014 finish
›  NCAA to settle head injury suit with $70 million fund
›  Defense the key for Lakers rebuild, says new coach Scott
›  In L.A. Clippers case, court does dirty work for NBA
›  Phoenix Suns player arrested for super extreme DUI in Arizona
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Argentine economy minister in New York for last ditch talks
NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof unexpectedly ar...
 
›  GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch
›  Argentina's euro bondholders ask U.S. judge to suspend debt ruling
›  Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percent
›  Icahn cuts stake in Family Dollar
›  Ex-Im internal watchdog finds no proof of systemic corruption
›  U.S. trial over S&P ratings could begin in September 2015, take 4 months
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'American Ninja Warrior' princess packs mental and physical punch
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When gymnast Kacy Catanzaro, the first woman to reach ...
 
›  'Die Hard,' 'Flower Drum Song' actor James Shigeta dies aged 81
›  'Die Hard,' 'Flower Drum Song' actor James Shigeta dies aged 81
›  'Sesame Street' aims to teach lesson to Times Square Elmo
›  James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves
›  Artist Emin's grotty 'My Bed' to have long-term home in Britain
›  Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life premieres as opera
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23andMe lands $1.4 million grant from NIH to detect genetic roots for disease
WASHINGTON D.C. (Reuters) - Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-y...
 
›  Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift
›  Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percent
›  Netflix agrees to pay AT&T to ensure smooth video downloads
›  Amazon says lower ebook prices benefit authors, publishers
›  Microsoft gives employees sneak peek at new 'selfie' phone
›  China regulator announces anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft
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Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida's east coast
 
›  Malaysia tries to parlay appeal to Muslim visitors into medical tourism push
›  American opinion of Arabs, Muslims is getting worse: poll
›  Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life premieres as opera
›  Macho sport looks to feminine side in women's World Cup
›  Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars sing to heal wounds of war
›  In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk
       
 
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Thank you to Jeff M. of Raleigh, NC for planning to donate a 2004 Subaru Legacy to Arizona Animal Welfare League.

Thank you to Robert A. of Kelowna, BC for planning to donate a 1995 Buick Park Avenue to BullyingCanada Inc.

Thank you to Andrew R. of Richmond , BC for planning to donate a 1996 Buick Regal to Canadian Liver Foundation.

Thank you to Christy of Toronto, ON for planning to donate a 2002 Honda Accord to Canadian Liver Foundation.

Thank you to Francisco B. of Mississauga, ON for planning to donate a 2003 Toyota Echo 4dr to ALS Society of Canada.

Thank you to Catherine of Stouffville, ON for planning to donate a 1997 HONDA CRV to Covenant House Toronto.

Thank you to Harmony of Carp, ON for planning to donate a 1988 Chevy Lumina to Lupus Ontario.

Thank you to Patrick C. of Goderich, ON for planning to donate a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina to BullyingCanada Inc.

Thank you to Marc O. of Red Deer, AB for planning to donate a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am to Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Thank you to Lessard of Canton De Potton, QC for planning to donate a 1997 Dodge Dodge Dakota to Canadian Diabetes Association.



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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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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...


A Look Back at a 1966 Lincoln Continental
The length of this car is amazing! What can we say about Lincoln circa 1966, except that it is everything the Lincoln of today is not? The automaker has taken a step forward with the MKZ, but it’...




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Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy, 39 C

Forecast:
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 39 Low: 26
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 41 Low: 25
Thu - Sunny. High: 41 Low: 24
Fri - Sunny. High: 41 Low: 23
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 41 Low: 23

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