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Judith Preuss honored to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

By Carole Grosch A native of Clovis, Judith Preuss was raised in what was considered at the time to be a rural area off Pollasky...

Jeremy Edmonson recognized as Officer of the Year

By Valerie Shelton Photo contributed by the Clovis Police DepartmentPolice Officer of the Year Jeremy Edmonson Each police officer takes an oath—a vow to serve...

Clovis fireman Brian Cox serves on and off duty

Many times firefighters enter the lives of community members through a rescues or by extinguishing fires, but an individual like Brian Cox goes out...

Sierra Vista Highlights Back-to-School Styles with Fashion Show

By Carole Grosch Photo courtesy of Kamarie LoveModel demonstrates back-to-school separates. One of the fun things about going back to school is getting new school...

Faint and Fading: Artist Julia Woli Scott’s unique works on display at Clovis Community...

By Valerie Shelton The mind often plays tricks on our memory. While each personal memory may be intense, filled with raw emotion, and jogged by...

BREAKING NEWS: Clovis says goodbye to legend Floyd “Doc” Buchanan

By Valerie Shelton On Tuesday, August 11, Clovis lost one of it’s greatest icons—the legendary Floyd “Doc” Buchanan, who passed away at age 91. Doc was...

Living life on his own terms: Clovis resident combats grim cancer diagnosis with nutrition-based...

By Valerie Shelton In June, lifelong Clovis resident Jim Stashuk, 48, was diagnosed with stage four liver cancer and given six to 11 months to...

Wet winter or continued drought: Clovis prepares for two weather extremes

By Diana Giraldo The weather is not giving California a break. After a stressful summer due to the lack of water and residents conserving the little...

Simonian Farms copes with drought effects

By Valerie Shelton California’s drought has done a number on farmer’s Valley wide, but small farmers in particular are feeling the sting of the unrelenting...

Mary Poppins transforms musical theater into magical theater

By Carol Lawson-Swezey From the moment that Mary Poppins pulls a six-foot hat rack out of her satchel, the audience expects there will be magical...

A Different Bent: Clovis’ laidback bike shop

By Valerie Shelton The cycling scene in Clovis and Fresno has expanded in the past decade, as more bike and pedestrian friendly trails and bike...

Whip it good: how a dance move at a baseball game turned viral

By Paul Meadors Carter Gambrell was umpiring a summer league baseball game at Buchanan when he spiced up a lagging game with some rhythmic pizzazz. The...

Migrant to lieutenant colonel to CEO: Lorenzo Rios shares journey

By Valerie Shelton Like many in the Central Valley, the Clovis Veterans Memorial District’s new CEO Lorenzo Rios is a product of humble beginnings and...

Representing our city as pageant royalty

By Carol Lawson-Swezey There is much more to beauty pageants than a pretty face. Today’s scholarship competitions bring together the best of the best to...

Clovis now boasts the 113th community college in California

By Valerie Shelton As of July 1, Clovis Community College is no longer a center of Reedley College, but is it’s own separate entity under...

Korean Peace Medals awarded to local veterans

By Valerie Shelton Central Valley Korean War veterans were honored by Korean Consul General Dong-man Han and local congressmen Jim Costa, David Valadao and Devin...

Wild Water Adventure does its part to conserve water

By Diana Giraldo The drought has affected the lives of Californians in many ways, from having to cut back on personal household use to the...

Sprouts Farmers Market plans for Clovis store to open in 2016

By Diana Giraldo Sprouts Farmers Market will be opening their doors to the Clovis community in the spring of 2016. The neighborhood grocery store has signed...

From Farm to Enzo’s Table: Ricchiuti family’s award-winning olive oil takes off

By Valerie Shelton California—when outsiders think of the golden state, they often imagine its expansive coastline, the beauty of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada mountain...

NBA star blessed to give: Quincy Pondexter basketball camp a rousing success

By Paul Meadors Photo by Paul MeadorsQuincy Pondexter celebrates after making a half-court shot at his 3rd annual basketball camp held at Buchanan High...

Caring for Karyn: Young mom battles rare thyroid cancer

By Valerie Shelton On the surface, 37-year-old Karyn Jakobs is your typical supermom. Her effervescent personality allows her to keep up with five busy kids—serving...

Looking for Lainey: Clovis pet owner inspires community-wide search for beloved dog

Photo contributedLainey, a beloved black miniature schnauzer, has been missing since April 14. Her owner, with help from volunteers in the community, is...

Korean War veterans join WWII vets on June Honor Flight

By Sarah Soghomonian Janet Holman couldn’t hold back tears as she waited alongside her father and uncle—both Korean War veterans—to board the Central Valley Honor...

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