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A Fresno State student remembered through poetry

Fresno State graduate student Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, was killed in a car crash as rain drenched the Central Valley. “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of graduate student and poet ...

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Despite recent wildfires, air quality in the Valley is improving

Have you ever looked up at the gray haze that looms over Fresno in the afternoon hours and wondered “What is that and why is it there?” Many might think Fresno’s notoriously unhealthy air is growing worse, but the opposite ...

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Incoming strong El Niño may not relieve California’s severe drought

California has experienced rainstorms in the last couple of weeks, but these most likely have nothing to do with the predicted El Niño, said Cindy Bean, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Hanford. The storms, which hit the ...

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Winter-like storm hits the Valley, more to come

The first storm of the season hit earlier this week and it will not be long before we are soaked again. The cold storm that drenched Fresno Monday tallied up a total of 0.85 inches of rain, which more than ...

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Unhealthy air quality alert in effect for Friday

An alert is in effect Friday that warns people to be wary of the poor air quality in Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District said. The warning previously only affected people with lung ailments like asthma, but ...

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Climate change affects us all

Global climate change is melting the ice caps, threatening species with extinction and dramatically altering the seasons. This is terrible; it’s 90 degrees in October. What does this mean for us? The most important result is we’re losing the cold-weather ...

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Rain, rain don’t go away

As this weekend’s storm is came to an end with no major rain expected throughout the week, hopes of a “miracle March” are evaporating.

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Valley storms bring rain starting Wednesday

The Central Valley should receive some much-needed rain from two storms scheduled to hit the area this week, the National Weather Service in Hanford reported. Showers are expected Wednesday night through Thursday and then again over the weekend. The cumulative ...

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January temperatures break records

Fresno is going through a spell of unprecedented weather as record-breaking heat and a lack of rain threaten to make this the hottest and driest January on record. “This is uncharted territory in more ways than one,” said Gary Sanger, ...

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Cooler temperatures soon to arrive

The streak of temperature highs in the 80s is expected to end next week, as shorter days continue to lead to cooler fall weather.

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Heat, Rim Fire contribute to bad air quality in Valley

The Fresno State community found it difficult to take a breath of fresh air this week as air quality dipped below federal health standards.

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Campus life during the rainfall

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Warm weather slows ski season

Although the idea of a warm winter may present students with an early springtime feel, for the snow-sports enthusiasts that have been itching to hit the slopes all year, the spike in dry conditions hasn’t been ideal.

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Fallen tree branch damages vehicle

Strong winds snapped a branch, causing it to fall on top of a student's car.

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Students ready for fall season

It’s time to kiss the 107-degree weather goodbye and say hello to autumn.

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Spring semester starts with showers

The first day back at school was hampered by heavy rain and high winds.

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UPDATE: Barstow Ave. closed due to utility pole damage

Effective immediately, Barstow Avenue is closed in both directions between Chestnut and Willow due to a damaged utility pole.

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