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The Fresno County District Attorney’s office earlier this week charged Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) with a single misdemeanor count of cruelty to a child.

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The Reedley Armory building was packed to full capacity on the morning of March 2. 

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Jerry Buckley was appointed as the new Reedley College president on the afternoon of March 5, but not before a heated exchange of words between Paul Parnell, the State Center Community College District chancellor, and board representative, Trustee John Leal.

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A quorum of members with the Reedley Planning Commission at its Feb. 21 meeting approved the first steps toward eventual placement of 12 antennas on the two historic Reedley Twin Water Towers downtown.

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The Greater Reedley Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala was held on Feb. 23 at Reedley College. It was an evening filled with laughter, musical entertainment, food and a ceremony recognizing local businesses, people, and educators who have made a difference in the community. 

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Another strong turnout of people attended the second monthly Reedley Town Hall, titled “Why Don’t We Have a Target Yet?” on Feb. 25.

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Less than two months into his term, Gavin Newsom visited the Reedley area on Feb. 13 to sign his first legislation as California governor.

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It took months of discussion and hours of working out a compromise, but on the evening of Feb. 13 the Orange Cove City Council and the Friends of the Orange Cove Animal Shelter or FOCAS finally agreed on a contract that would allow the shelter to once again operate within the city. 

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Reedley and eastern Fresno County received a healthy dose of winter weather for a good portion of last week. On Feb. 15, a brief afternoon thunderstorm brought lightning, thunder, high winds and concentrated heavy rain through the city. There were no official National Weather Service figures…

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Local florists agree that the most popular flower sold during the Valentine’s Day holiday is the red rose. 

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The city of Reedley took a step forward toward the possible installation of four-way stop signs at the downtown intersections of G Street at 9th and 12th streets.

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Danny Jimenez had a long career as head custodian for the Kings Canyon Unified School District, and in retirement has continued his love for Reedley High School and the city through volunteer activities and involvement in extracurricular school activities and sports.

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After years of planning and months of preparation by the city, work crews have started the demolition of the old Royal Valley packing shed building behind the Reedley Police Department. Demolition began on Jan. 31, and the job will take between three to five weeks to complete. Much of the pr…

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Audience members who attended the Reedley College presidential forum on the morning of Jan. 29 — as well as audiences who watched the forum online — were able to gather a little more information about the top two finalists; Donna Berry and Jerry Buckley. 

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More than 60 people — including residents, city leaders as well as police and fire personnel — attended the first town hall meeting in Reedley on the evening of Jan. 28.

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Both Orange Cove city staff and members of the Friends of Orange Cove Animal Shelter (FOCAS), stepped into council chambers the evening of Jan. 23 thinking they had reached a revised agreement to reopen the shelter that had been closed by the city in late December. 

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Bernadette Tasy has tirelessly devoted much of the past three years to the pro-life movement. That passionate work recently led her to the White House and an audience with Vice President Mike Pence and a chance to speak with him about the sanctity of life.

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Soccer has been the sport to blaze Anthony Velarde’s career path since he moved to Reedley from Southern California with his family as a 9-year-old boy in 2005.

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The Reedley area was expected to receive its heaviest amount of precipitation during the 2018-19 rain season on Jan. 16. The National Weather Service predicted rain that day and on Thursday, Jan. 17, with a chance of more rain on Sunday, Jan. 20. While Reedley and the Central Valley still is…

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The Orange Cove City Council had a meeting the evening of Jan. 14 at the Orange Cove Community Center. While a reporter was present, no discussion was held about the topic of possibly reinstating the Friends of Orange Cove Animal Shelter (FOCAS) to provide care for dogs and cats at the city …

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Reedley police investigate the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Frankwood and Parlier avenues, just north of T.L. Reed K-8 School, on Jan. 14.  The Chevrolet Cruze, left, and another vehicle collided at the intersection. There were no injuries. It’s unknown if rain at t…

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The former superintendent of the Parlier Unified School District was arrested last week on suspicion of  embezzling funds from the district’s “Sunshine Club” between 2013 and 2014, according to the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office.

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Tim Garrison, former battalion chief for the Reedley Fire Department who’s now the department’s fires training captain, was fighting a nasty cold and cough on the evening of Jan. 8. Still, he agreed to a phone interview to talk about what working in the city of Reedley has meant to him and w…

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Babies that don’t arrive on their due date can test the patience of any mother. But Adriana Vazquez Mariscal, who delivered the first baby of 2019 at Adventist Health Reedley, was overjoyed at the delay.

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