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Friday, September 21, 2018

Food Review: Clovis Pizza Junction

Clovis has its fair share of pizza options and Clovis Pizza Junction, located on Clovis Avenue just south of Herndon, is among those at...

2018 TRAC football preview: Your one-stop guide to everything you wanted to know about TRAC football and more

Well, here we are folks, about to embark on the second half of the high school football season and straight into league play on...

Clovis Unified grieves hit-and-run death of administrator Gavin Gladding

The Clovis Unified School District community is mourning following the death of beloved Fort Washington Elementary School vice principal Gavin Gladding in a hit-and-run...

Valley leaders kick off Proposition 3 campaign

Congressional, state and local leaders gathered at Friant Kern Canal near Millerton Lake Thursday to kick off a campaign in favor of Proposition 3,...

Wawona Express makes final run at Smittcamp property

The Wawona Express that circled the 55-acre Smittcamp property for nearly three decades made its last run Thursday, Sept. 20 before it was donated...

Clovis beer maker spreads passion for brewery

Students at Reedley College get to enjoy a rare privilege – making and tasting beer in class. That class is Plant Science 21, led...

Honoring Our Heritage: Annual Clovis Hall of Fame ceremony celebrates outstanding leaders, citizens

Sponsored by the Exchange Club of Clovis, the Annual Clovis Hall of Fame Awards Gala was held on Saturday, Sept. 15. Councilmember Lynne Ashbeck...

Clovis Community College showcases successful culture

Clovis Community College president Dr. Lori Bennett addressed the community Wednesday morning during the school’s inaugural President’s Breakfast in which she and other administrators...

Letter to the Editor: Utilize Kmart space for veteran medical purposes

Dear Daniel, As a military veteran I would like to know if Kmart leaves, why not utilize that building for now while the new VA...

Letter to the Editor: Presenting both sides

Dear Editor, There’s nothing like reading the news and enjoying a cup coffee without getting mad. That’s why we cancelled the “Bee” and are trying...

Valley leaders kick off Proposition 3 campaign

Congressional, state and local leaders gathered at Friant Kern Canal near Millerton Lake Thursday to kick off a campaign in favor of Proposition 3,...

Wawona Express makes final run at Smittcamp property

The Wawona Express that circled the 55-acre Smittcamp property for nearly three decades made its last run Thursday, Sept. 20 before it was donated...

Clovis Community College showcases successful culture

Clovis Community College president Dr. Lori Bennett addressed the community Wednesday morning during the school’s inaugural President’s Breakfast in which she and other administrators...

The Arm and Hammer of TRAC Football

The quarterback – the glory position, the most important in all of sports, but also the one with the most pressure. The running back – the workhorse position, when carrying the ball you are...
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Faces of Clovis: Ron Sundquist – Artist, Historian, Photographer

What is your current occupation? What do your duties entail? “I am retired but busy as a Clovis historian, researcher, photographer and design artist.” What got...

Faces of Clovis: Heriberto “Eddie” DeLeon – Director, Clovis Kiwanis Club

OCCUPATION: “After 12 years at AT&T, I left to start a new business. In 1989, I became a Financial/Investment Advisor with Shearson Lehman Brothers,...

Faces of Clovis: Ed Flores of Clovis Book Nook

ROAD TO CLOVIS: “My parents moved us to the Clovis area about 1956. I attended Temperance-Kutner, Jefferson Elementary and the old Clovis High School....

Faces of Clovis: Mai Kou Yang – Recreation Specialist, Clovis Senior Activity Center

ROAD TO CLOVIS: “I was born in Stockton, and raised in Oroville. I moved to Fresno in 2009 to live closer to family....

Faces of Clovis: Sierra Lopez, student at Clovis Community College

ROAD TO CLOVIS: Sierra Lopez is a sophomore at Clovis Community College, she recently transferred to CCC from Old Dominion University in Virginia. FAMILY:...

Faces of Clovis: Debbie Juarez

JOURNEY TO CLOVIS: “My husband and I are from San Luis Obispo, we moved to Clovis to be near my mom in 1991. I...

Faces of Clovis: Ron Dunbar, Director, Clovis Rodeo Association

BACKGROUND: Ron Dunbar is a Clovis High graduate and has resided in Clovis for 51 years. FAMILY: “I’m married. I have two daughters, two...

Jack in the Box to close Clovis Avenue restaurant

The Jack in the Box restaurant at 1132 Clovis Ave. is set to close at the end of the month. There are several factors that...

Weight Watchers announces Clovis move

The Clovis Weight Watchers store has moved from its Sunflower Marketplace location to a new space inside The Trading Post shopping center, the company...

Orchard Supply Hardware shutting down all stores

In its second quarter sales and earnings report released Wednesday, Lowe’s announced the decision to close all 99 Orchard Supply Hardware stores by the...

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...

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...

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...

Clovis Walmart gets new look

The Clovis Walmart Supercenter at 323 W. Shaw Ave. held a community celebration this morning to mark the completion of its latest remodeling project. The...

Pelican’s Snoballs opens in Clovis

A shaved ice shop called Pelican’s Snoballs has popped up on Clovis Avenue in the site of the former Crazy Horse Hand Car Wash...

Senior Center hosts model train show

The second Central California Model Railroad Historical Society (CCMRHS) Toy Train Show was held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Clovis film debuts in Los Angeles, sheds light on domestic abuse

A Clovis short film is up for nine awards after making its debut in Los Angeles. The film, titled “Impossible” and directed by KP...

Exciting Weekend Blender returns to Sierra Vista Mall

The weekend of Aug. 25-26 marked the ninth time Diehardz & Son held its popular family friendly Weekend Blender at Sierra Vista Mall. Creative costumes...

Fan request brings Sierra Foothill Musicians to Clovis

On Aug. 26, the Sierra Foothill Musicians and fans from all over the community gathered at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Clovis where...

‘The Little Mermaid’ beautifully transports audiences under the sea

If you didn’t get a chance to see CenterStage’s production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” you missed out on a phenomenal performance that transported...

Magnolia Pediatrics hosts opens house at new Clovis facility

Valley Children’s Healthcare welcomed the community Saturday at Family Fun Day to celebrate its newest facility. Magnolia Pediatrics, located on Herndon Avenue just west of...

Clovis Community Medical Center continues growth, unveils plans for skilled nursing facility

Clovis Community Medical Center is growing rapidly with the completion of the new cancer center, plans for a $390 million expansion and now a...

VA confirms Clovis expansion plans

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center is aiming to “decompress” its Fresno campus by expanding to Clovis, officials confirmed to the Clovis Roundup last...

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...

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Clovis Independent; May 7, 1953

In 1953, the town of Clovis had a population of approximately 3,000. The city limits had not expanded from the 1912 (1.00 square mile)...

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Clovis Independent

In 1953, the town of Clovis had a population of approximately 3,000. The city limits had not expanded from the 1912 (1.00 square mile)...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1915 and 1920 Clovis Sanitariums and 1944 Clovis Sierra Vista Hospital

Early Clovis pioneers relied on home remedies and traveling physicians to provide their medical needs. Doctors were on duty 24 hours, seven days a...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis Oil Fields, 1909 & 1916

Fortune hunters turned their interest from gold nuggets to “liquid gold” in Fresno County in the late 1860s. The City of Coalinga made its...

Ag Alert: Dirt not needed to grow veggies

It may be a stretch to call them farmers, but some enterprises, particularly in the arid Middle East, are producing vegetables, notably the leafy...

Ag Alert: Sun cleans soil ahead of crops

Fans of global warming can take comfort in the potential benefits that increased heat might have for agriculture, particularly in California’s Central Valley. Already at...

Does Salinas portend future ag labor peace?

Observers and participants in the 50-year struggle for peaceful relations between farm workers in California and those who hire them are seeing some encouraging...

Ag at Large: Wild pigs bore down on the farm landscape

In a few California locales, wild boars can be hunted for sport during specific seasons. In mid-Kern County, the presence of wild pigs is...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

As we enter mid-September, I must say that this is one of my favorite times of the year at Shaver Lake. Multiple reasons: cooler...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

Well, the kids have returned to school and things are settling down at Shaver Lake. Agreeing to a limited three trips a week with...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

In my last article in the Roundup, I brought up the need for parents and grandparents to take the kids out and let them...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report

You folks have had some real weather conditions this past month. It is hot in Clovis land! Because of the heat, many of you...