Author: Tomas Kassahun

New CCC students take part in Crush Days

More than 400 new students came together on Aug. 8 and 9 to take part in Crush Days at Clovis…

Clovis police officer gets national honor

In August 2016, Clovis police officer Curtis Shurtliff saved a 5-year-old boy from drowning in a lake. Shurtliff, who was…

Clovis golfer gets $6,000 scholarship

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter Clovis native Michaela Cain was a junior-high school student when her grandfather took her golfing…

Clovis holds second annual Back to School Bash

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter Thousands of children and their families came together on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Sierra Vista…

Clovis students dive into space

By Tomas Kassahun For one week in July, 40 high school students in Clovis participated in a program called Dive…

Habitat for Humanity surprises new homeowners

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter Three families in Clovis were shocked to learn that they will soon become homeowners. The…

Clovis recognizes International Assistance Dog Week

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter @TomasKassahun The City of Clovis honored a special group of pets at the city council…

Clovis says goodbye to iconic educator

BY TOMAS KASSAHUN Daniel H. Langpaap, who was one of the original principals at Clovis Unified School District, died from…

Clovis student overcomes culture shock, gets scholarship

BY TOMAS KASSAHUN When she left India and came to the United States as a 13-year-old girl, Cinthiya Chander was…

Ulrich appointed as Deputy Superintendent at CUSD

BY TOMAS KASSAHUN Clovis Unified School District has appointed Don Ulrich to the position of Deputy Superintendent. Having worked for…

Clovis police officers get promotions and awards

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter The Clovis Police Department held its annual promotions and medal ceremony at the Clovis Veterans…

Agrian opens location in Clovis

BY TOMAS KASSAHUN Agrian, a company that develops internet-based crop tracking and reporting systems, has opened a new location in…

Clovis Community College hopeful on new project

By Tomas Kassahun | Reporter @TomasKassahun Each year, the California Community College Chancellor’s Office requires every district to submit a…

Clovis girl competes in national rodeo event

School's out for summer, but 13-year-old Mia Bernardi is busier than ever. Bernardi, a student at Clark Intermediate School in…

Abandoned yard sale signs drive council member crazy

Clovis council member Lynne Ashbeck has embarked on a personal journey to eradicate abandoned yard sale signs hanging on street…

Tooth fairy game widens kids’ cultural perspective

Tiffany Reimer once asked her 5-year-old niece where she would go if she could go anywhere in the world. The…

City of Clovis honors new senior center

Clovis will soon be home to Magnolia Crossing, a new senior assisted living center. With construction about 40 percent finished…

Buchanan honors seniors for academic excellence

The Buchanan High School Symbol of Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony, held on Wednesday, May 31 at the Clovis Veterans Memorial…

Eimear O’Farrell named CUSD Superintendent

When Eimear O’Farrell first came to the United States from Ireland in 1993, she had only planned for a short…

Calm, cool Cougars snag D-I softball crown

Facing a 1-0 deficit in the sixth inning of the CIF Central Section Division I Championship game against Central, the…

CART gets unanimous vote to continue operating

  The Assembly Education Committee came together on Wednesday, May 10 and unanimously approved a bill that allows the continued…

Fresno man loses 200 pounds, creates nutrition supplement

John Giannandrea was at this home in Fresno four years ago when his obese friend suffered a brain aneurysm in…

Veteran uses film to make impact

As he struggled to adjust to civilian life, George Ohan found the answer to his problems in a film studio…