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Chef Pacini says farewell to Old Hotel Bistro

By Valerie Shelton It was a bittersweet goodbye to the Old Hotel Bistro for Chef Jim Pacini, who had spent the last two years establishing...

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 Into Space. The program is designed...

Chris Colfer visits Clovis on ‘Land of Stories’ book tour

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter Famous Clovis East alum Chris Colfer returned to his hometown July 25 to celebrate the launch of the final book...

Jan Thomas says farewell to swim school

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter After teaching 60,000-plus children in the Clovis and Fresno area to swim over six decades, 80-year-old Jan Thomas is finally...

Clovis Soroptimist to offer $1,500 in Live Your Dream Awards

CLOVIS ROUNDUP STAFF Soroptimist International of Clovis is starting off its 2017-2018 year by offering $1,500 in Live Your Dream Awards; installing new officers for...

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 Karapetyan, Lee and Yang families got...

Peach Party takes over Farmers Market

Photo by Ron Sundquist/Clovis Roundup - The Peach Party is sponsored by Wawona Foods and was held on July 14 during Old Town Clovis’ Friday...

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 meeting on Monday, July 17, presenting...

The Body Building offers first cryotherapy chamber and infrared sauna in Central Valley

From left to right: The Body Building owner Kasey Kahl and general manager David Boutte. (Photo by Valerie Shelton/Clovis Roundup) By Valerie Shelton | Reporter For...

Pole Vaulting returns to Clovis

By Johnny Martin | Reporter The 23rd annual North American Pole Vault Championships returned to Old Town Clovis during the July 21 Friday night Farmers...

Country musician John Pemberton returns to Clovis

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter John Pemberton has been playing music since the tender age of 5 and performing since age 10, when he and...

A revival for an Old Town boutique

BY VALERIE SHELTON For nearly three years, a little boutique filled to the brim with clothes, candles and fragrances was confined to 700 square feet...

Smoke N Spurs Plans Future Grand Opening in Old Town

BY CAROLE GROSCH After a year and a half of renovations, new family-run restaurant Smoke N Spurs, opened earlier this year at 361 Pollasky Ave....

Local Construction Firms Honored by ABC NorCal with Safety Award

CLOVIS ROUNDUP STAFF Soltek Pacific Construction Company of Clovis, Four C's Construction Company of Fresno and Fresno Plumbing & Heating, Inc. were among 25 recipients...

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 illness on June 28, 2017. Langpaap...

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 expecting the kids in her...

New Clovis Sport Clips provides men’s haircuts in unique sports-themed environment

  By Johnny Martin | Reporter @jmart_17 Gentlemen, have you ever wanted to get your haircut but the “big game” was about to come on? With...

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 32 years in CUSD, Ulrich said...

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 Memorial District’s auditorium on...

Sierra Vista Mall serves as only Clovis cooling center

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter The scorching heat of the Central Valley midsummer is upon us and while many are grateful for having had an...

Little Sprouties nutrition program sees growth spurt

By Valerie Shelton | Reporter On Monday, a group of 30 youngsters enjoyed mid-morning snacks they prepared themselves at Sprouts Farmers Market. The Clovis area kids,...

Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 now serving alcohol to moviegoers

BY JOHNNY MARTIN Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 has added a new feature to the movie going experience, adding a bar service that serves beer and...

Governor Brown Signs Bipartisan Bill to Keep CART Operational Indefinitely

CLOVIS ROUNDUP STAFF California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 760 into law on Monday to allow the Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART)...

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