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Monday, April 22, 2019

Lunch on the Fringes (of Old Town Clovis that is) – The Craft House

Just a short walk south of Fifth Street on Pollasky Avenue, you will find The Craft House – one of Clovis’ best kept secrets. It...

Clovis Community College head coach crushes indoor marathon world record

A new world record in the men’s indoor marathon was set by Clovis Community College cross country head coach CJ Albertson at The Armory’s...

Clovis Mayor responds to FHA Commissioner on recent comments

The City of Clovis is responding to comments made by Fresno Housing Authority (FHA) Commissioner Terra Brusseau during a March 26 meeting regarding a...

Buchanan rely on pitching and a big inning to upend Clovis

Behind a dominant pitching performance from Michelle Kroell and three hits from Claire Buckley, the Buchanan Bears softball team outlasted the Clovis High Cougars...

Magnolia Crossing receives perfect rating

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living community based out of Clovis, recently received a perfect five-star rating for following standards and guidelines relating to...

Faces of Clovis: Mario Flores – Bus Driver for Clovis Transit

FULL NAME: Mario Flores PLACE OF BIRTH: Jalisco, Mexico OCCUPATION: Bus Driver for Clovis Transit WHAT GOT YOU INTO THIS LINE OF WORK? “When I was little,...

Cougars unable to find their way at the plate in Fresno Easter Classic Championship

After over 100 games, among 34 different teams throughout the Central Valley, the 50th anniversary of the Fresno Easter Classic has found its winner. The...

Timberwolves end Fresno Easter Classic 3-1 and in good spirits

In the 50th anniversary of the Fresno Easter Classic, the Clovis East Timberwolves showed just how far they’ve come over the 2019 season with four strong showings, including three...

Cougars unable to find their way at the plate in Fresno Easter Classic Championship

After over 100 games, among 34 different teams throughout the Central Valley, the 50th anniversary of the Fresno Easter...

Clovis Mayor responds to FHA Commissioner on recent comments

The City of Clovis is responding to comments made by Fresno Housing Authority (FHA) Commissioner Terra Brusseau during a...

Clovis community members come together for some early Easter fun

Parents, kids and community members enjoyed an afternoon of early holiday fun at the Clovis Easter Eggstravaganza at Bicentennial...

Magnolia Crossing receives perfect rating

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living community based out of Clovis, recently received a perfect five-star rating for following...

Timberwolves end Fresno Easter Classic 3-1 and in good spirits

In the 50th anniversary of the Fresno Easter Classic, the Clovis East Timberwolves showed just how far they’ve come over the 2019 season with four strong showings, including three wins. “We’ve been playing well, and...
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Gavin’s Law looking to close loophole benefiting DUI Hit-and-Runs

SACRAMENTO – After emotional testimony from the wife of a fatal hit-and-run victim, the Assembly Public Safety Committee voiced their support for closing the loophole in state law that actually...

Faces of Clovis: Mario Flores – Bus Driver for Clovis Transit

FULL NAME: Mario Flores PLACE OF BIRTH: Jalisco, Mexico OCCUPATION: Bus Driver for Clovis Transit WHAT GOT YOU INTO THIS LINE OF WORK? “When I was little,...

Faces of Clovis: Vong Mouanoutoua, Clovis City Councilmember

FULL NAME: Vong Mouanoutoua PLACE OF BIRTH: Vientiane, Laos “I came to the United States when I was five years old.” OCCUPATION: In addition to serving on...

Faces of Clovis: Kayce Reitz – Clovis Unified School District

Full Name: Kayce Lynn Reitz Place of Birth: Fresno, Ca Occupation: Teacher Duties: I teach math, Algebra, and the online high school diploma program “Edgenuity” used...

Faces of Clovis: Amy Hance – General Services Manager, City of Clovis

Full Name: Amy Hance Place of Birth: Lansing, Michigan Occupation: General Services Manager for City of Clovis Duties: I oversee three divisions: Clovis Senior Activity Center, Clovis...

Faces of Clovis: Teresa Stevens, CPA

Full Name: Teresa Stevens Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines Occupation: Certified Public Accountant Duties: I do income tax preparation, consulting, bookkeeping, payroll, 1099s, financial statements, audits, and...

Magnolia Crossing receives perfect rating

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living community based out of Clovis, recently received a perfect five-star rating for following standards and guidelines relating to...

Avon, Jazzy Snaps on the move

The Avon store is on the move. After 10 years at the original 429 Pollasky Ave. location, owner Craig Heilbut decided to relocated the beauty...

Crunch Fitness tabs Clovis for first Central Valley location

A gym with a unique philosophy is getting ready to open shop in Clovis just east of Shaw and Peach avenues. Crunch Fitness, which...

United Skates of America Holds Grand Opening in Clovis

Thousands of excited roller skating enthusiasts flocked to United Skates Clovis during their grand opening weekend on March 22 - 24, 2019.     Located on...

W Furniture ushers in new era

W Furniture, a store dedicated to indoor and outdoor furniture, is starting fresh. To usher in the new era, its staff hosted a ribbon...

Andiamo Ristorante Italiano finishes as runner-up for “best kept secret” award

The secret is out: Andiamo Ristorante Italiano is one of the hottest dining spots in town. Earlier this month, the Clovis-based Italian restaurant finished...

Dority Insurance merges with DiBuduo & DeFendis

Dority Insurance, a brokerage firm based out of Old Town Clovis, has joined forces with DiBuduo & DeFendis, one of the largest independent insurance...

Chocolate Wishes and Treats brings dessert options to Sierra Vista Mall

Sierra Vista Mall is now serving dessert. Its latest store, Chocolate Wishes and Treats offers an abundance of options to satisfy the sweet tooth. Offerings...

Clovis community members come together for some early Easter fun

Parents, kids and community members enjoyed an afternoon of early holiday fun at the Clovis Easter Eggstravaganza at Bicentennial Park on Sunnyside and Sierra...

“The Magical World of Oz” Comes to Life at Temperance-Kutner Elementary

Complete with flying monkeys, drama students at Temperance-Kutner Elementary School presented their live-theatre spring performance of "The Magical World of Oz" earlier this month....

Clovis East Dance Repertory Presents “Cinema to Stage”

Clovis East High School students transfixed audiences with their 17th Annual Dance Gala, "Cinema to Stage,” over the March 22-23 weekend at Clovis North's...

Clovis breweries pick up honors at Old Town beer crawl event

A trio of Clovis breweries took home top honors at the Old Town Clovis Beer Crawl over the weekend. “We have been holding the...

Clovis High’s “Sugar”, the “Some like it Hot” musical makes a successful run

On March 16, 2019, Sugar, performed by Clovis High School Theater Arts students, completed a successful run at the Mercedes Edwards Theater. The production...

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. With help from Swan Consulting Inc., a Clovis-based applied behavioral analysis therapy provider for children with autism, Clovis Roundup would like to recognize individuals and organizations around the valley that are currently working to make a difference in the lives of families and children...

New Clovis Medical School unveils technology-enhanced curriculum

The new College of Osteopathic Medicine at California Health Sciences University (CHSU) has unveiled their innovative approach to medical education for the first, four-year medical school in the Valley. Local leaders and elected officials visited the campus in Clovis recently to experience the CHSU medical school’s debut of their unique...

Clovis non-profit donates tons of medical supplies to those in need overseas

Do you know what happens to unused medical equipment? This was a question that a certain Clovis-based non-profit asked back in 1998. Medical Ministries International (MMI) is a Christian-based non-profit organization that was incorporated on Oct. 30, 1998. MMI was formed after the founders, Tom and Nancy Stoeckel, visited...

CHSU’s soon-to-be-built medical school receives approval to accept applications

The medical community recently celebrated a milestone as California Health Sciences University received approval to start accepting applications for its College of Osteopathic Medicine. CHSU received the news following the Nov. 30 meeting for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. As a result of the accreditation, the Clovis-based institution becomes the...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis Rodeo Grand Marshals

We are sharing information on a few of the men and women who were Clovis Rodeo Grand Marshals during the Rodeo’s 105-year history. The first...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Ernest C. Harwell’s “Garfield Bachelors Wake Up” and Ernest C. Harwell’s (1885-1971) Undated News article

It is our good fortune that Ernest Harwell pasted his personal newspaper clippings in an 1892 business journal. However, we cannot verify the dates...

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Iconic 1920 Clovis High School

An assessment of the historical and architectural significance of the 1920 Clovis High School was prepared for the County of Fresno. Ephraim K. Smith...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Lewis Willis Gibson, President of 1912 Clovis Board of Trustees

Lewis Wills Gibson, 1857-1937, became our first President of the Board of Trustees (City Council) when Clovis was incorporated in 1912. His agrarian roots,...

Ag at large: State’s farms produce large variety of seeds

Whether they occupy those little seed packets in grocery, hardware and variety stores, or large containers for transit, hundreds of seed varieties are produced...

Ag at Large – Farm suppliers can be neighbors

The companies and industries that provide farmers with tools, equipment, supplies and services are often desirable neighbors. Because so many vital crops are produced...

Ag at large: Popular weed-killer chemical under review

Among certain growers of a few California crops, an established weed control chemical has become as common as bread and butter. They cringe when they...

Ag at Large: Farmers lead clean-up efforts in California

Farmers in California are leading an accelerated program to clean up the environment. It includes their animals, their soil, and their crop production practices. The...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Marina expected to be in full operation by Easter

More boat fishermen are heading to the lake and finding success. The kokanee bite returned and perhaps better than that, big schools of kokanee...

Shaver Lake community remembers Capt. Jack Yandell

Shaver Lake lost a legend kokanee fisherman and tackle maker on March 19. Capt. Jack Yandell succumbed to cancer. He battled the terrible disease for about two years before it took its toll on him. The captain was like a brother to me. He was Shaver’s fishing guide for...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Fish planting for the Spring season

The report on Shaver Lake is that fishing is slow. Very few people are catching any fish, trout or kokanee. But, there has been planting activity by Department of Fish and Wildlife this past week. Fifty thousand 5- to 9-inch golden trout were planted recently. And, an additional 10,000...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Cold and snow are slowing things down

There’s not much going on here in Shaver. The cold and snow have kept the boats off the lake for the most part. And, Southern California Edison, has dropped the lake level drastically. SCE is correct in their keeping a close eye on the lake’s level, as the huge...