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Clovis Community College opens Veterans Resource Center

Community leaders, veterans, educators and dozens of local residents came together on Thursday, Nov. 9 to celebrate the grand opening of the Veterans Resource...

Clovis Unified’s second annual Athletic Hall of Fame inductees shine

In a night of stars at Clovis Unified’s 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony on Nov. 4, seven new inductees and three teams shined...

Old Town Flea Market Returns

Always a popular event, the Old Town Flea Market got off to a brisk start the weekend of Nov. 4 at the Clovis Rodeo...

ClovisFest Soars

As the crowd watched expectantly in the cool morning air, the whoosh of propane burners did their job. One by one, hot air balloons...

Clovis welcomes two new Habitat for Humanity families

For many, the epitome of obtaining the American Dream is homeownership, and for two local families that lifelong dream has now been achieved thanks...

Clovis Unified takes a stand for social justice

A series of intolerant social media posts and text messages made by some Clovis Unified students the last weekend of September led the CUSD...

Cycling rally benefits Fresno State art students in honor of art professor

Over 150 cyclist participated in a road race just after sunrise at Millerton Lake to honor the work and life of a former Fresno...

A Day to Remember: Clovis Veterans Memorial District going all out for Veterans Day

An armistice between the Allied Powers and Germany on Nov. 11, 1918 signaled the end of World War I – and gave birth to...

Bigger and better International Village planned for this year’s ClovisFest

The second annual International Village, a special ClovisFest showcase, is expanding exponentially this year with 30 local cultural groups signed on to set up...

Clovis Botanical Garden Hosts Water Wise Plant Sale

By Stephanie Agnes-Crockett, contributed The Clovis Botanical Garden (CBG), in partnership with the California Native Plant Society (CNPS), hosted its semi-annual plant sale on Saturday,...

Fire causes major damage to strip mall on Shaw and Peach avenues

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fuiRRgqxqk] Clovis Fire Department responded to a large commercial fire that caused an estimate of $580,000 in damages in a three-business strip mall Tuesday...

Clovis veterans take part in 14th Central Valley Honor Flight

BY DANIEL GLIGICH When Lawrence Merten of Clovis joined the Navy in 1951 and attended radio school, he finished second in his class. One of...

Clovis residents train to help in case of disaster

For over 10 years, the Clovis Fire Department has trained city residents to put out fires, extract victims from debris, splint broken limbs and...

Clovis East students perform play at CUSD meeting

Cast members from the Clovis East High School Theater Arts program showed off their latest work during the Clovis Unified School District Board Meeting...

Boy Scout recognized for saving fellow scout

Logan Cardinal, a Boy Scout who saved the life of a fellow Scout this past summer, received recognition at the Clovis City Council meeting...

Local hotshots head to Puerto Rico to provide hurricane relief

Local hotshots are lending a hand to an island left in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The Crane Valley Hotshots, a fire crew stationed out...

House of JuJu gets ready to relocate and welcome Papa’s Place

When you’re in the mood for a juicy burger or a hefty salad full of fresh leafy greens and vegetables, House of JuJu in...

City and School District work in tandem

On Sept. 18, Clovis Unified hosted the annual joint city council school board meeting at its technology service center. For the first time in...

Profiles of Courage: WWII veteran Vincent Shuttera shares his service story

Vincent Shuttera, 99, vividly recalls the moment he heard of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A green Marine barely having completed boot camp, he...

Q&A with Public Utilities Director Scott Redelfs

When Luke Serpa took over the reins as the new City Manager of Clovis a few months ago, it left a vacancy in his...

Clovis couple stars in ‘House Hunters’ episode

Paul and Amanda Najera of Clovis recently purchased a vacation rental in nearby Shaver Lake, but unlike most locals purchasing a home or home-away-from-home...

Council contracts with 5 Bars Communities to avoid negative SB-649 impacts

As a means to rapidly bring 5G wireless cellular service to areas across the state, the state legislature recently put forth Senate Bill 649,...

Clovis to merge local elections with general come 2022

Last month, Clovis city council members approved an ordinance that will change the local Clovis election from every odd year in March to every...

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