California team loses sponsor due to Ocasio-Cortez video

Politics 05/30/19, 09:21

A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports that raisin company ...

California team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez for video

Baseball 05/28/19, 13:21

A minor league baseball team in California apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that lumped her image with those of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro.The Fresno Grizzlies said in a statement the scoreboard video ...

California lawmaker cleared of misdemeanor child cruelty

U.S. 05/16/19, 18:33

California Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula was found not guilty Thursday of misdemeanor child cruelty, ending a trial that included testimony from most of his family, including the 7-year-old daughter he was accused of striking.The verdict came after prosecutors alleged that Arambula ...

Commander out at California Air National Guard after scandal

U.S. 04/05/19, 19:23

The head of the California Air National Guard, Major General Clay Garrison, was relieved of his command and replaced by Brigadier General Gregory Jones two months after a newspaper detailed the fallout from a scandal involving someone urinating in the ...

Stolen goats recovered in California agricultural region

U.S. 03/26/19, 14:16

Authorities have recovered seven goats that were stolen amid a rash of goat thefts in California's agricultural San Joaquin Valley.The Fresno County Sheriff's Office found the goats Monday and arrested the owner of the property where they were stored.Sgt. Rob ...

California lawmaker steps aside, denies child cruelty charge

U.S. 03/12/19, 15:43

A state lawmaker took a temporary leave of absence on Tuesday while disputing a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to his young daughter as "false and unthinkable." Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula acted hours after Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp announced that he ...

Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

Sports 12/15/18, 19:07

Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula "Tank" Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona State 31-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday.Marcus McMaryion rushed for a ...

Lawmaker arrested for child cruelty says he spanked daughter

U.S. 12/12/18, 22:10

A California lawmaker arrested on suspicion of child cruelty said Wednesday the allegation stemmed from spanking his 7-year-old daughter.Democratic Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula said he spanked his daughter Sunday night and it's a punishment tool he rarely uses, the Fresno Bee ...

Update: School reported lawmaker’s alleged child cruelty

U.S. 12/11/18, 20:40

The Latest on the arrest of a California lawmaker (all times local):5:30 p.m.Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested in connection with a child cruelty report made at a local elementary school.Dyer says officials at ...

McMaryion, No. 20 Fresno State defense roll past UNLV

Football 11/04/18, 02:20

Marcus McMaryion threw for two touchdowns and 274 yards, while the Fresno State defense had a near-perfect game as the No. 20 Bulldogs cruised past UNLV 48-3 on Saturday night.Fresno State (8-1, 5-0 Mountain West) won its seventh straight and ...

Single race may tip power balance in California Legislature

U.S. 11/03/18, 11:28

Whether Democrats win a veto-proof supermajority in both chambers of the California Legislature will likely come down to a sprawling state Senate district west of Fresno that looks on paper like it should be a lock for the party. Democrats have ...

Vehicle blamed for deadly California wildfire

U.S. 10/05/18, 16:46

Authorities say a California wildfire that killed two firefighters and destroyed nearly a dozen buildings in Northern California was caused by a vehicle.The U.S. Forest Service on Friday said investigators determined that a hot catalytic converter ignited dry roadside vegetation. ...

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