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Kmart closing 46 unprofitable stores, including Clovis location

Kmart’s parent company informed associates this week of its plans to close 46 unprofitable stores by November. One of the 46 set to close is...

Steven’s Bicycles named one of America’s Best Bike Shops

Steven’s Bicycles, known as the “Valley’s cycling source since 1955,” has been named one of the country’s best bike shops by the National Bicycle...

4 Sisters Thrift says goodbye to Clovis

4 Sisters Thrift is ready to hang it up. The store, which specializes in collectibles, home goods and furniture, is closing its doors after five...

Ferguson Fire reaches full containment

After over a monthlong battle between firefighters and Mother Nature, the Ferguson Fire is fully contained at 96,901 acres, officials announced Sunday, Aug. 19. While...

Senior apartment community keeps Clovis firefighters hydrated

The devastating impact of the statewide wildfires prompted Dan Piro and his senior community to give back. Piro, the community manager of The Fountains at...

Magnolia Crossing announces new sales director

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living facility in Clovis, announced a new addition to its staff this week. Shana Estes has joined the community as...

CHSU receives six-year WASC accreditation

California Health Sciences University announced Wednesday that it is now accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The Clovis-based institution received the...

Clovis Unified celebrates start of school year with General Session rally

Clovis Unified School District united its 5,000-plus employees Tuesday morning at the Save Mart Center to kick off the 2018-19 school year. From administrators to...

Clovis race car driver with ‘huge personality’ passes away

Clovis race car driver Donnie Large Sr. died Saturday night while racing at Madera Speedway. Reports indicate that Large, 52, suffered a medical emergency and...

Clovis residents show concern of rehab center in neighborhood

Clovis residents came together at the city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 6 to express their concerns about a proposed rehab facility in their...

Clovis Community College adds River Park route to shuttle service

In an effort to improve transportation services for students, Clovis Community College has made big changes to its shuttle express. Starting this fall, students will...

The Body Building celebrates one year in Clovis

Amanda Kahl wanted to make a difference with her degrees in exercise science and kinesiology. She thought opening her own business as a personal...

Congressional candidate Andrew Janz hosts town hall meeting in Clovis

Andrew Janz, a Democratic candidate running against Devin Nunes for California's 22nd Congressional District, held a town hall meeting Wednesday at Clovis Veterans Memorial...

Legends inducted into inaugural Clovis Football Hall of Fame

Clovis High football is certainly steeped in tradition; the program dates back to 1924 and boasts eight Central Section championships in its storied history....

Back to School Bash supplies students with tools for success

Sierra Vista Mall and hip-hop radio station Q97.1 collaborated once again for the third annual Back to School Bash. With more than 2,000 backpacks...

Public encouraged to keep ‘head on a swivel’ as back-to-school season approaches

As students prepare to return to school, one of the top priorities for parents, teachers and administrators is student safety. Dealing with the back-to-school rush,...

Ferguson Fire at 38 percent containment, Yosemite Valley and other sections of park remain...

Due to the increased Ferguson Fire activity in the areas around Yosemite National Park, administrators have made the decision to extend the current park...

CHSU begins construction on new campus

Construction is in the early stages for California Health Sciences University’s new Clovis campus. Crews on bulldozers and tractors have began moving dirt at the...

Agrian CEO receives PrecisionAg award

Agrian co-founder and CEO Nishan Majarian was recently named Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur of the Year for his efforts in merging agriculture and technology. Majarian received the...

International Assistance Dog Week recognizes devoted, hard working dogs

By Edward Crane Founder/President, My Assistance Dog Inc. Each year during the first full week of August, International Assistance Dog Week is celebrated around the...

Clovis Save Mart rolls out online shopping system

The Save Mart at Herndon and Fowler avenues unveiled a new service Wednesday for shoppers. ClickCart, the store’s new new online shopping platform, allows customers...

Habitat for Humanity and De Young Properties make dreams true

Habitat for Humanity Fresno County partnered with De Young Properties to help a Clovis family achieve its dream of homeownership. Volunteers and staff members from...

Clovis presents plan for new center

Clovis residents gathered at the Government Council Chambers on Tuesday, July 24 to see the proposed plan for the Clovis Senior Activity Center and...

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