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Clovis students plan to improve Valley air

Two Covis students are on a mission to clean up the Central Valley air. Marco Fung and Linkin Phimphisane, fifth-grade students at Garfield Elementary School,...

Fall All-Star Athletes: Kaleb Archer & Mikayla Weiss

Kaleb Archer Buchanan Boys Waterpolo A four-year varsity starter with four league titles, three straight Central Section championships and a combined record of 98-23, Kaleb Archer...

Clovis West boys win Simi Valley Tip-Off, start season 9-0

The season may still be considered in its early stage but the Clovis West boys basketball team is off to its customary winning ways....

Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Reagan Elementary

Reagan Elementary School students stepped outside the classroom Wednesday for a special assembly involving a dairy cow. In a presentation led by Mishael McDougal of...

Clovis Salvation Army in need of bell ringers

The Salvation Army of Clovis is in need of bell ringers again this holiday season to raise funds for its Red Kettle Campaign. Donations collected...

Clovis Rotary project brings Christmas cheer to seniors

Clovis Unified School District students and members of the Clovis Rotary Club spent their Saturday morning making the holiday season brighter for senior citizens. As...

Clovis East ag program selected for national award

The Clovis East High School agricultural education program was one of six finalist nationwide to receive the 2018 National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)...

Clovis North’s Tucker breaks school scoring record

Clovis North, off to a 6-1 start and a No. 13 state ranking by Cal-Hi Sports, has a new school scoring leader. Savannah Tucker, only...

Clovis West girls off to blistering start, now off to Hawaii

As advertised, the girls basketball programs from Clovis Unified are winning games and tournaments up and down the state, with a combined record of...

Clovis North lifts facility alert following social media threats

A facility alert has been lifted and classes have resumed at Clovis North as regularly scheduled following social media threats aimed at five students. The lockdown was issued during...

Fall All-Star Athletes: Kaleb Archer & Mikayla Weiss

Kaleb Archer Buchanan Boys Waterpolo A four-year varsity starter with four league titles, three straight Central Section championships and a combined...

Clovis West boys win Simi Valley Tip-Off, start season 9-0

The season may still be considered in its early stage but the Clovis West boys basketball team is off...

Clovis West girls off to blistering start, now off to Hawaii

As advertised, the girls basketball programs from Clovis Unified are winning games and tournaments up and down the state,...

Clovis North’s Tucker breaks school scoring record

Clovis North, off to a 6-1 start and a No. 13 state ranking by Cal-Hi Sports, has a new...

Fall All-Star Athletes: Kaleb Archer & Mikayla Weiss

Kaleb Archer Buchanan Boys Waterpolo A four-year varsity starter with four league titles, three straight Central Section championships and a combined record of 98-23, Kaleb Archer was routinely the best player in the pool every match....
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44th Annual ClovisFest

Saturday was the first day of 44th annual ClovisFest, a day filled with hot air balloons, over 200 craft and commercial vendor booths and a new and improved International Village exhibit. Priscilla Montell, administrative manager of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce, credited the turn out to warmer weather and the...

Faces of Clovis: Moni Randolph – Administrative Assistant, City of Clovis

FULL NAME: Moniqua Randolph PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in Santa Barbara, California at Cottage Hospital on March 18, 1981.” OCCUPATION: “I oversee the day-to-day...

Faces of Clovis: Marilyn Waayers – President, Kiwanis Club of Old Town Clovis

FULL NAME: Marilyn Waayers  PLACE OF BIRTH: “I was born in New York state! I grew up in the small town of Hopewell. As a...

Faces of Clovis: Danette Lewis, Manager at ABC Pack and Print

Full name: Danette Lynn Lewis (My maiden name is Austin) Occupation: Manager at ABC Pack & Print Duties: “General oversight of the shop, and marketing....

Faces of Clovis: Terri Hinshaw – Owner, ABC Pack & Print

Occupation: Owner at ABC Pack & Print and A1 Lock & Key “I oversee daily operations of ABC and do all the paperwork for...

Faces of Clovis: Ron Sundquist – Artist, Historian, Photographer

What is your current occupation? What do your duties entail? “I am retired but busy as a Clovis historian, researcher, photographer and design artist.” What got...

Small Business Saturday: Do Your Part and Shop Smart

Nov. 24 of this year marks the 9th annual Small Business Saturday. The American shopping holiday started on Nov. 27, 2010 by well-known credit card...

Big Lots introduces new Clovis store

Big Lots celebrated the grand opening of its new Clovis store with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning. The store, located in the former Rite...

KG Communications appoints new marketing/sales manager

KG Communications, a digital wireless communications firm based out of Clovis, has promoted Sandra Rios-Mancillas to Marketing and Sales Manager. According to a news release,...

Clovis Commons shopping center sold for $45M

Clovis Commons, the 326,608-square-foot community shopping center at Herndon and Willow avenues, is under new ownership. The transaction was made official in mid-October when Brixmor...

Two Cities Coffee Roasters brewing up business

Two Cities Coffee Roasters, a family-owned coffee roastery and cafe, is approaching one year of business in Old Town Clovis. It’s located inside the the...

Women in Business: Marty Watt, The Original 4th Street Antique Mall

October is National Women’s Small Business Month. All month long we will be featuring local female business leaders to celebrate their success and contributions...

Sierra Vista Mall welcoming new businesses

Sierra Vista Mall is welcoming a pair of new businesses. Japanese restaurant Sakura Chaya and Teazer World Tea Market are both set to open shop...

Big Lots moving on up

Big Lots is in the process of relocating its Clovis store to a larger space across from Sierra Vista Mall. The current store at Shaw...

How well do you know Clovis? Test your knowledge in the Big Wins Day City-Wide Photo Hunt

Take a look at the map and use a little detective work to figure out which photos match each of the numbered locations on...

Christmas attractions spread holiday cheer

The Christmas season is here and there’s plenty of activities and attractions to see in Clovis. Here are a few of our favorites: Santa Claus...

Play Review: The Wedding Singer

Clovis North High School’s fall production is a blast from the past. “The Wedding Singer,” put on by director Joel Abels and his drama students,...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ review: Rami Malek hits every note in Queen biopic

As the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” begins, we watch the Queen frontman heading to the stage. We see only the back of his...

Clovis North to debut fall production of ‘The Wedding Singer’

Clovis North High School’s drama program is gearing up to present its fall musical of “The Wedding Singer” this week at Mercedes Edwards Theatre. The...

Clovis woman rises above diabetes

For JoAnn Verduzco, riding motorcycles and playing with her granddaughter in the park is second nature, but it hasn’t always been that way. When her father passed away in 2014 due to diabetes and other health complications, Verduzco was determined to make drastic changes in her life – and that...

Magnolia Pediatrics hosts opens house at new Clovis facility

Valley Children’s Healthcare welcomed the community Saturday at Family Fun Day to celebrate its newest facility. Magnolia Pediatrics, located on Herndon Avenue just west of Temperance, hosted a carnival-style open house in its parking lot. Children of all ages, patients or not, enjoyed a festive morning with face-paintings, balloon animals,...

Clovis Community Medical Center continues growth, unveils plans for skilled nursing facility

Clovis Community Medical Center is growing rapidly with the completion of the new cancer center, plans for a $390 million expansion and now a skilled nursing facility to be built just south of the hospital on Herndon and Coventry avenues. The planned two-story, $65 million skilled nursing facility is part...

VA confirms Clovis expansion plans

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center is aiming to “decompress” its Fresno campus by expanding to Clovis, officials confirmed to the Clovis Roundup last week. The expansion effort will include a shuttle bus service and a state-of-the-art ambulatory care center to be built on what is currently an empty nine-acre...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis role model, Seferina Herrera Franco (1916-2018)

Seferina Herrera Franco was born on Aug. 26, 1916. We celebrated her 100th birthday at the Clovis Museum on Aug. 27, 2016. We are...

Let’s Talk Clovis: John Chambers, Academy Constable

Michael J. Chappell, great grandson of John Chambers, provided the following information based on family history and Paul Vandor’s 1919 “History of Fresno County.”...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Honoring local Gold Star heroes and all veterans

I began the “Let’s Talk Clovis” presentations in September of 2001. On Oct. 9 of that year, the following WWII veterans shared their war...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1868 Academy Church – Part 2, Oldest Continuing Church in Fresno County

We continue the history of the 1868 Academy Church pioneers who spiritually and financially supported their Church. In 1872, they built the Academy school...

Ag at Large: For ag, the state is many – and more

Presenting California as the nation’s largest farm state projects a massive agricultural behemoth, but its growth profile is really composed of many diverse units...

Ag at Large: ‘In the red’ appeals to citrus growers

Researchers and sales-oriented industry leaders are steering California’s citrus industry toward a blood red future, and many growers are anxious to get in step. Consumers...

Ag at Large: Flowers add color to farming output

Only for some are they edible, but California-grown flowers make a substantial contribution to the state’s agricultural arrangement – and its income. Their colorful production...

Clovis company honored as Ag Business of the Year

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce and Baker Peterson Franklin announced the winners of the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year and the Ag Business of...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

Goodbye fall weather and hello winter! Shaver Lake went from one of the nicest fall climates to winter conditions this past week. Heavy rain, a...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

The unexpected good weather brought more boat fishermen out this past week. I think the results have been mixed. Some trollers are connecting with 12- to 14-inch kokanee and some are having problems. I think it has a lot to do with the depth and colors of tackle. The guys...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

It's fall here at Shaver Lake, but you would not know it with our mid-60 days. There’s not too much activity on Shaver now, but those who are going out are getting fish. My good friend and Camp Edison host, Craig Davidson, of Selma, continues to limit out on a...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

Clovis Roundup editor Daniel Leon and I felt that the Shaver report should continue through the winter, so here we are – and what a good report I have. Second-year kokanee are biting consistently and are looking like mature salmon as they enter their third year in January. Most fishermen...