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  • 041314-kfsn-6pm-danzantes-festival-vid
  • Hundreds of folklorico dancers filled the baseball field at Clovis West High School in an attempt to break a world record.
good news, fresno, fresno northeast, fresno county, local
  • 041214-kfsn-6pm-honor-flight-vets-vid
  • Dozens of local World War II veterans will be traveling to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C., for the first time.
honor flight, good news, fresno, fresno county, central valley, washington d.c., local
  • 041114-kfsn-430pm-shoe-donation-rowell-vid
  • Students got a special treat when Skechers stopped by their Fresno elementary school to donate hundreds of pairs of shoes.
good news, fresno, fresno central, fresno county, local, amanda venegas
  • 041114-kfsn-4pm-good-sports-vid
  • Mariah Montoya just finished her senior season with the Central Grizzlies Girls' soccer team this past winter.
good sports, good news, fresno, fresno county, good sports, tommy tran
  • 040614-KFSN-6PM-RockClimbingCHCC
  • Dozens of kids with physical limitations achieved a small victory on Sunday by conquering rock climbing in Fresno.
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  • 040414-KFSN-6PM-Edison-vid
  • For Anthony Gonzales, this instrument delivers more than just music. Every breath and every note on the euphonium takes the Edison High School senior to a peaceful place.
good news, music, fresno, fresno county, local, margot kim
  • 040414-KFSN-4PM-GoodSports
  • A Fresno father-and-son duo is training to run in this month's Boston Marathon, but this isn't your average running family.
good sports, good news, fresno, fresno county, good sports, david bataller
  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_BigReadSpeakeasy
  • Fresno City College hosted a "Great Gatsby" speakeasy on Saturday night.
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  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_RelayForLifeVigil
  • Hundreds of people spent their Saturday night at Alta Sierra Middle School to take part in the Relay for Life event.
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  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_DiscoveryCenter
  • Fresno's Discovery Center is celebrating its 60th year in the community.
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  • 140329_KFSN_6PM_DiabetesWalk
  • People of all ages headed to North Fresno on Saturday morning to support the fight against diabetes.
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  • 140329_KFSN_6AM_PVillePark
  • Children in Porterville will soon have a new place to play. A new park is expected to open in August.
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  • A Fresno runner got more than a medal for finishing the Modesto Half-Marathon on Sunday morning.
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  • 140322_KFSN_11PM_PowerOfThePurses
  • Designer purses drew hundreds of mostly women to a fundraiser on Saturday afternoon for the Fresno Philharmonic.
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  • Coalinga Middle School's chess team has secured their spot as champs during a competition in Southern California.
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  • 140310_KFSN_4PM_StarrKidsChopper
  • George the Giraffe from Children's Hospital stopped by a Fresno school on Monday to thank members of the Kind Kids Club.
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  • A 7-year-old's gesture for a friend raised half a million dollars. And he's not the only one who will inspire you.
good news, hot topics
  • Buchanan High percussionist to play at Carnegie Hall
  • A young Valley musician will play at Carnegie Hall in New York this summer.
fresno, fresno county, clovis, new york city, music, good news, education, linda mumma
  • Kids Day
  • Volunteers hit Valley streets on Tuesday for the 27th annual Kids Day, which benefits Children's Hospital Central California.
kids day, childrens hospital central california, central valley, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • 140303_KFSN_5PM_ACTDogHelp
  • After a small dog was found nearly dead on the side of a reservoir this weekend, a local rescue organization kicked into action.
animal, storm, fresno, fresno county, good news, local, gaby rodriguez
  • Fulton Tunnels
  • Engineering crews are getting an underground look at Fresno's Fulton Mall.
fresno, fresno downtown, good news, local, gene haagenson
  • LocalSharkTank
  • Nemat Inc. is a Madera County business that is trying to make it onto the hit show "Shark Tank."
television, madera county, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • Sanger students make lunches for less fortunate
  • Fifth graders at Jackson Elementary School in Sanger spent their Valentine's Day showing some love for the less fortunate.
valentine's day, good news, charity, local, anthony pura
  • Students make cards for Valley veterans
  • With Valentine's Day approaching students at an elementary school in Clovis took time to spread the love to Valley veterans.
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  • 555555
  • The snowpack and rain plays a very important part in replenishing our water supply. In fact, the water flooding your neighborhood may quench your thirst one day.
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  • Whale Watching in Monterey
  • Monterey makes the claim of being the whale watching capital of the world, and the whales didn't disappoint.
good news, entertainment, christine park
  • Carls Jr Money
  • ABC30 has been unable to track down the man who lost that money, but the bag contains between $10,000 and $15,000.
fresno, fresno county, good news, local, rick montanez
  • Fresno City College
  • This month Fresno City College has a series of events planned in honor of African American History Month.
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  • Fresno State students start restaurant delivery service
  • If you're sitting at home and craving food from your favorite restaurant, but just don't feel like going out, two Fresno State students may be able to help.
fresno, fresno county, clovis, fresno state, good news, business, sara sandrik
  • Fresno man uses skateboard to rescue woman from overturned car
  • A Fresno man took extraordinary measures to rescue a woman trapped inside her overturned vehicle.
fresno, fresno county, accident, good news, local, linda mumma
  • 5 houses rebuilt in Fresno?s Armenian Town
  • A tiny new neighborhood in Downtown Fresno is waiting to be brought back to life.
fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, good news, local, gene haagenson
  • WWII Veteran honored in military service 70 years after he died
  • A U.S. Marine killed in action during World War II was honored in a special ceremony in the North Valley seven decades after he died -- and his son played an important role in his service.
chowchilla, madera county, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Good Sports: Calwa Park Cal Ripken League
  • On a recent drive through the Calwa neighborhood of south Fresno, Cardoza Tucker thought about childhood experience at the community park.
good news, good sports, david bataller
  • Central Valley teen earns Girl Scouts highest honor
  • Dozens of shelter animals have a more comfortable place to stay thanks to the efforts of a Valley teenager.
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  • Crews break ground on new Fresno Chaffee Zoo exhibit
  • Monday crews broke ground on the new African Adventure exhibit at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo.
chaffee zoo, fresno, animal, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Fresno 7-Eleven offers free Slurpees to kids who read
  • The new year is looking a little brighter for some children who live in a Central Fresno neighborhood.
fresno, fresno central, fresno county, good news, local, mariana jacob
  • Central Valley?s first babies of 2014
  • Mission accomplished for one determined woman hoping to deliver the first baby of 2014 in Fresno County.
fresno county, good news, local, mariana jacob
  • Last minute donations help the Poverello House
  • Despite a drop in toy donations Fresno's Poverello House was able to participate in the spirit of giving this year.
poverello house, fresno, fresno downtown, good news, local, gaby rodriguez
  • Valley kids make dream come true for man with cancer
  • A Merced man who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer got a heartwarming surprise Sunday.
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  • Toys for Tots needs just over 10k gifts to meet goal
  • Christmas is a little more than a week away, and Toys for Tots organizers said they are a little more than 10,000 toys away from reaching their goal.
charity, christmas, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • Angel Tree Program aims to give Valley kids a better Christmas
  • The recipient of a unique program reaching out to the children of prisoners is giving back this holiday season.
charity, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Fresno State football is back. Except for the "White Out and Black Out," games this season Bulldogs Stadium looked like a sea of red once again.
fresno state, fresno state bulldogs, fresno state football, good news, good sports, tommy tran
  • 2-year-old Fresno boy to be on Americas Funniest Home Videos
  • America's Funniest Home Videos will air this Sunday after Action News Live at Eleven.
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  • Fresno firefighters
  • Everyday firefighters put their lives on the line while responding to calls.
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  • Bobby Cox
  • Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee on Monday.
selma, reedley, good news, sports
  • Toys for Tots marathon in River Park to help many children in need
  • The Toys for Tots marathon weekend kicked off before the sun even came up Friday morning.
fresno, fresno county, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • A wish is coming true for a South Valley girl
  • As part of the "Wishes Across America" campaign by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Macy's, more than 50 wishes will be granted.
tulare, tulare county, charity, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • TyphoonRelief
  • It has been almost a month since Typhoon Haiyan demolished parts of the Philippines and the country still needs help providing food and shelter to thousands of people.
good news, red cross, typhoon, fundraiser, fresno east central, fresno, central valley, local, linda mumma
  • Many Valley residents attend 68th annual Candy Cane Lane Parade
  • The 68th annual Candy Cane Lane Parade saw a few changes this year.
visalia, parade, christmas, good news, local, jessica peres
  • Christmas Tree Lane opens with first walk night
  • One of the longest-running holiday events in the country is kicking off Tuesday night in the Valley.
christmas, good news, vod