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Ag at large: Onions spice up state’s ag economy

Production of onions is a substantial contributor to California’s agricultural economy, but tracing the state’s numerous onion products to market is a challenge. There seems...

La Quinta opens hotel near Old Town Clovis

Clovis’ newest hotel is complete. La Quinta by Wyndham, a three-story hotel with 79 rooms, is now up and running on Clovis Avenue just south...

State’s best track & field athletes head to Clovis for the CIF Track and Field Championships

The state’s top high school track and field competitors will converge this weekend at the 2019 CIF State Track and Field Championships at Clovis...

Suspect arrested for Hot Prowl Burglary and assaulting two juveniles (News Conference Video)

On Sunday, May 12 at approximately 12:31 a.m. Clovis Police responded to a call for service from a resident in the area of Ashlan...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Taking advantage of the great Spring run of fish

Oh my, what a fantastic start to my 2019 charter season. In the first six trips, beginning May 1, we caught and kept (or caught...

This week is National Public Works Week

You turn the faucet and water comes out. You put out the trash and a truck picks it up. You go to the bus...

Food Review: Marco’s Pizza

One of the fastest growing pizza chains in America has recently made its way to Clovis. The chain’s founder is from Italy where they...

State’s best track & field athletes head to Clovis for the CIF Track and Field Championships

The state’s top high school track and field competitors will converge this weekend at the 2019 CIF State Track and Field Championships at Clovis Unified’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, and...

La Quinta opens hotel near Old Town Clovis

Clovis’ newest hotel is complete. La Quinta by Wyndham, a three-story hotel with 79 rooms, is now up and running...

VA Central California holds town hall for veterans

VA Central California Health Care in Fresno hosted a veterans town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 15, updating veterans...

This week is National Public Works Week

You turn the faucet and water comes out. You put out the trash and a truck picks it up....

Suspect arrested for Hot Prowl Burglary and assaulting two juveniles (News Conference Video)

On Sunday, May 12 at approximately 12:31 a.m. Clovis Police responded to a call for service from a resident...
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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...

La Quinta opens hotel near Old Town Clovis

Clovis’ newest hotel is complete. La Quinta by Wyndham, a three-story hotel with 79 rooms, is now up and running on Clovis Avenue just south...

Crave Cookie: Bringing a twist to one of our favorite treats

If you haven't heard of Crave Cookie, a local chocolate chip cookie delivery company, you’re missing out. Since November 2018, Shandi Scrivner and her family...

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...

Clovis Unified continues tradition of red-carpet gala

Clovis Unified School District hosted the 48th annual Danny Awards at the Mercedes Edwards Theatre on Tuesday, May 14. Visual and Performing Arts students...

Ninth annual Jefferson Elementary School Car Show

On Saturday, May 11, Jefferson Elementary hosted their annual car show. In its ninth year, this fundraiser attracted a large crowd that included attendees...

Buchanan students get recognized for multimedia production

Buchanan High School students continue to get accolades for their multimedia production skills. The Bears videography team, led by adviser Dan Pearce, not only...

Sierra Nights Live returns to Sierra Vista Mall

Live free concerts are back for the summer of 2019 and they've returned at full volume. Hosted by Sierra Vista Mall for the past decade,...

Fourth annual Clovis Trail Fest gearing up for health-promoting event

For the men, women and children in the Clovis Community, if you are looking for a fun and healthy activity, look no further. The Clovis...

Fourth annual Clovis Trail Fest gearing up for health-promoting event

For the men, women and children in the Clovis Community, if you are looking for a fun and healthy activity, look no further. The Clovis Trail Fest will once again take place on the Old Town and Dry Creek Trails from 5th Street to Dry Creek Park and Railroad Park....

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 senior care facilities. “It’s like an audit for job performance to see if we are compliant with all the rules and regulations required for assisted...

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...

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 embraces a “no judgements” atmosphere, is in the early stages of converting the former Wilson’s Motorcycles space into a 24-hour gym. “Some may call it a...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1921 Clovis High Argus

The first page of the 1921 Argus displayed the new 1920 administration building that is now preserved and occupied by the San Joaquin College...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1910 “Illustrated Musical Lecture by Prof. Lewis W. Harvey” Supervisor of Music, Clovis Union High School District

Lewis W. Harvey (1862-1929) was born in Clayville, Conn. He relocated from New York to Clovis in 1909 and became the supervisor of music...

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...

Ag at large: Onions spice up state’s ag economy

Production of onions is a substantial contributor to California’s agricultural economy, but tracing the state’s numerous onion products to market is a challenge. There seems...

Ag at Large: Prunes regain homey identity

Once again, in mixed company it will be okay to call a prune a prune. Almost 20 years ago, the people who grow them,...

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...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Taking advantage of the great Spring run of fish

Oh my, what a fantastic start to my 2019 charter season. In the first six trips, beginning May 1, we caught and kept (or caught...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Trophy sized rainbows and kokanee

The past two weeks at Shaver Lake have been productive with plenty of fish being caught by so many folks. A little over a week ago, it was trophy sized rainbows mixed with kokanee. This week has been mainly kokanee, which is what most folks are targeting now. My...

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 are showing on our depth finders. The kokanee are fairly small now, 11 to 12 inches, but within a month they will grow an inch....

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...