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Jose Ramirez brings Operation Gobble to Avenal families

AVENAL - Local boxer Jose Ramirez and Kings County Supervisor Richard Valle teamed up Tuesday to knock out hunger with "Operation Gobble," a program that provides Thanksgiving turkeys to local families in need. "I want to extend my gratitude to Jose Ramirez and the wonderful organizations that came

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

Heading to the coast or L.A. for Thanksgiving? Better leave early

If you plan on taking Interstate 5 or Highway 41 through Kings County for Thanksgiving travel, you might want to leave early. The California Department of Transportation and CHP will control traffic on those routes from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday in hopes of alleviating heavy congestion.


Black Friday deals at the Hanford Walmart

The local Walmart in Hanford will have several deals on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. If you're planning to go Thanksgiving night, you can visit Walmart.com or use the Walmart app to see where to line up for specific products, such as: Walmart is also offering a $300 gift card with

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 22:15:00

Another year of free Thanksgiving meals in Lemoore

Hundreds of Kings County residents were fed a free Thanksgiving meal. The 17th annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner took place at Lemoore's Senior Citizen Center. Volunteers served meals at the center, but people could pick up their free meal curbside too. Hundreds of meals were also delivered t

ABC30 FRESNO - 2017-11-24 04:00:12

Commercial leases and developments for Nov. 24

3,624 square feet at 7835 N. Palm Ave., Suite 103 from Park Place Partners LP to Mariner. Kevin Grossman, Nathan Negri, Sam Bogdanovich and Jon Cox were the agents. 1,249 square feet at the northeast corner of Dinuba Boulevard and Riggin Avenue in Visalia from Donahue Schriber Realty Group LP to P

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-23 20:59:00

A season by the pool

HANFORD - With the end of the CIF Regional water polo championships this past weekend, there were many teams that celebrated successful seasons. Those who made the tournament were definitely worthy of celebrating. The teams who won their respective Central Section titles could celebrate. Or maybe it

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

Valley students to perform at Saroyan in 'The Nutcracker'

FRESNO - A holiday tradition in the Valley, the Thanksgiving performance of "The Nutcracker" at the William Saroyan Theatre in Fresno, hosted by The Valley Performing Arts Council will showcase the Sacramento Ballet, along with over 100 student dancers from more than a dozen Valley cities as well as


Hanford awards commercial pot permits

Hanford, Calif. - Hanford's city council members vote unanimously to award the city's very first commercial cannabis licenses. The licenses will allow three large Bay Area companies to begin working to establish commercial medical marijuana grows, manufacturing and distribution centers in a Hanford


Snowflake/Taylor calendar filled with winter events

SNOWFLAKE-TAYLOR - Thanksgiving is near but the holiday season with all of the fun things to do in the White Mountains is just ahead. There are a number of holiday events and happenings in Snowflake-Taylor, as well as in Heber-Overgaard that are sure to please. One is the Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of


Portion of Highway 260 near Show Low closed due to head-on-collision

SHOW LOW - A head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on State Route 260 near the Lone Pine Dam turnoff has the highway blocked in both directions. Local law enforcement and emergency medical are en route to the scene. Initial reports are that a child may be trapped in a vehicle and will have to be extra


Boy Scouts filling empty food bank cupboards

SHOW LOW - Boy Scouts in the White Mountains are working to make sure as many people as possible get enough to eat during the holiday season. The Boy Scouts of America's Grand Canyon Council was recently contacted about a "dire" shortage of non-perishable foods in local food banks. So local Boy Scou


Two new suspects in Reed killing

NAVAJO COUNTY - There have been some recent developments in the 2016 homicide case of Show Low Police officer Darrin Reed. He was killed by 36-year-old Queen Creek resident, suspected drug dealer and convicted felon Daniel Erickson during a Nov. 8, 2016, drug-related call to the Days Inn. Suspects C


'Feaste of Carols' tickets now on sale for December events

SHOW LOW - Hearken Ye as the Show Low High School music department welcomes one and all to the 33rd annual Feaste of Carols. It will take place Dec. 7-9 at Whipple Ranch Elementary School. Performances begin at 7 p.m. each night. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $8 for the "Desserte Night" o


School board recognizes 'Legendary Staff'

Buy Now Legendary Staff pictured in the front row, from left, are: Mark Chavez, of Show Low Junior High, Samantha Torrez-Baca, of Nikolaus Homestead Elementary, Alex Deitering, of Whipple Ranch Elementary, Isela Quintana, of Linden Elementary, Stacy Anderson, board member, and Pam Lizardi, board mem


SL Senior Center holds 4th annual arts & craft fair

Marilyn Honsaker, owner of Angel's Meadow Ranch LLC, holds up one of her hand-crafted candles Nov. 19 at the Show Low Senior Center Arts & Craft Fair. Honsaker creates Hawaiian shirts, leather crosses, soaps and bath products, aprons and candles. Sadie Moss, owner of White Mountain Steampunk, poses


Clubs & Meetings for Nov. 21-27

Tuesday, Nov. 21 EAGAR: Eagar Town Council held on first and third Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Eagar Town Council Chambers, 22 W. 2nd St. Note: The second regular meeting of the month may be cancelled depending on wheter there is business to be conducted. LAKESIDE: Grief Support Group: You Are Not Alon


From Bogota to Sugarbush to Newburyport

Editor's note: Many North Shore residents came to this country seeking opportunities and a better life. This is one in a series on local immigrants who have made this country their home. NEWBURYPORT - For Catalina Cuervo, a native of Colombia, the start of a new life began at a ski resort in Vermont

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Newburyport receives national budgeting award

Mayor Donna D. Holaday announced that, for the sixth consecutive year, the city of Newburyport has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Governmental Finance Officers Association for the city's fiscal year 2018 budget. The award represents an achievement for Newburyport, refl


Public health nurses to pay visits to new moms

At the start of the new year, local public health nurses will be available to visit the homes of mothers and their new babies to give them some extra support. Public health nurses in Gloucester, Newburyport, Beverly, Peabody and Hamilton are part of the new North Shore Mother Visiting Program, or NS

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-23 22:54:31

Plenty of voices for ICC holiday concert Sunday

NEWBURYPORT - The My Own Voice choir will join the New England Tenors in welcoming the Christmas season at Immaculate Conception Church's annual holiday concert Sunday afternoon. The concert, a fundraiser for the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Newburyport, will mark the fifth year in a row the New E

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 09:30:00