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Posted on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:01:16 GMT



Snoop Dogg, Grizzly Fest get a green light to perform at Woodward Park - Fresno Bee


Fresno Bee

Snoop Dogg, Grizzly Fest get a green light to perform at Woodward Park
Fresno Bee
For rappers Snoop Dogg and Nas, indie rock band Foster the People and the rest of the Grizzly Fest lineup, the show will go on – and it will go on at Woodward Park in northeast Fresno, as planned by the festival organizers. On a 5-2 vote Thursday, the ...

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Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:44:06 GMT



Portugal. The Man tour bus catches fire before Iowa show - Fresno Bee


Fresno Bee

Portugal. The Man tour bus catches fire before Iowa show
Fresno Bee
Authorities say a parked tour bus for alternative rock band Portugal. The Man caught fire before a show in eastern Iowa. Iowa City Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Tinnes says no one was on the bus when the blaze broke out a little before 4:45 p.m ...

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Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:05:00 GMT



Phoenix police ID firefighter arrested in station thefts - Fresno Bee


Fresno Bee

Phoenix police ID firefighter arrested in station thefts
Fresno Bee
Phoenix police have identified a 36-year-old city firefighter who is accused of entering fire stations and stealing from fellow firefighters, sometimes after setting trash fires to keep crews away. Ryan Donahue remains jailed after being arrested ...

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Posted on Sat, 10 Feb 2018 20:49:00 GMT



City faces losing several firefighters amid budget crisis - Fresno Bee


City faces losing several firefighters amid budget crisis
Fresno Bee
Approximately two-thirds of the firefighters in a small Arizona city say they will resign by the end of the month. The Arizona Daily Star reports 19 of South Tucson's 30 firefighters have submitted their resignations ahead of a March 1 deadline. A ...

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Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:40:09 GMT



Alaska Editorials - Fresno Bee


Alaska Editorials
Fresno Bee
The recent decision by the Steese Volunteer Fire Department to limit the circumstances in which it will provide assistance to the Fairbanks Fire Department is troubling but understandable. It's troubling because of the potential impact on residents and ...

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Posted on Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:06:05 GMT



Fresno Police Chief wants shot spotter coverage to expand for more schools - yourcentralvalley.com


yourcentralvalley.com

Fresno Police Chief wants shot spotter coverage to expand for more schools
yourcentralvalley.com
Shot spotter technology locates gun fire and immediately notifies police through the Real Time Crime Center. Dyer says it takes an average of eight minutes for officers to respond to life threatening calls but just four minutes when alerted by shot ...

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Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:56:00 GMT



City 'Safe Stations' open for opioid addiction treatment - Fresno Bee


City 'Safe Stations' open for opioid addiction treatment
Fresno Bee
Officials say one person has sought treatment since the city of Providence launched a program to help connect people suffering from an opioid addiction to recovery centers. Providence became the first Rhode Island city to offer "Safe Stations" at all ...

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Posted on Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:05:00 GMT



Authorities: 12-year-old dies in fire set deliberately - Fresno Bee


Authorities: 12-year-old dies in fire set deliberately
Fresno Bee
The Journal of Martinsburg reports the city fire department responded to the early Monday morning call and found the boy trapped inside. The newspaper reports family members had attempted to rescue him and that firefighters removed him from the home ...

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Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:51:00 GMT



Fire Chief seeks new hires as calls spike - KFSN-TV


KFSN-TV

Fire Chief seeks new hires as calls spike
KFSN-TV
Fire and medical calls were up 4% in 2017 to 45,575 but that figure was up 20% from the 37,881 calls responded to in 2014. Staffing sits at 379. Donis hoped the city budget will allow her to add needed personnel. She said, "We are hoping to move ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Feb 2018 04:02:02 GMT



Bloomington police face criticism for armored truck purchase - Fresno Bee


Bloomington police face criticism for armored truck purchase
Fresno Bee
Bloomington's police department is facing criticism for buying an armored truck that opponents argue will militarize the college town's police force. Residents who oppose the new $225,000 truck that's being built for the department's critical response ...

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Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:43:57 GMT



 

 



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