The Rough Fire burning in Fresno and Tulare Counties and other surrounding wildfires have caused early morning smoke impacts and elevated fine-particulate matter (PM2.5) the past two days prompting air officials to issue a health caution throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
On Sunday, Sept. 20, at around 11:30 p.m. San Joaquin County Sheriff's Lathrop Police Services deputies initiated a vehicle pursuit after attempting to conduct a vehicle stop on a black Chevrolet Blazer for driving under the influence in the 100 block of E. Roth Road. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield to deputies and fled traveling eastbound on Roth Road reaching speeds of approximately 70 mph, and driving all over the road.
More than 300 people touched by the story of a three-year-old fighting the onset of MS turned out at Ripon's First Christian Reformed Church to support a new intensive physical therapy treatment for Hope Vander Maaden.
The San Joaquin Valley Brewfest this Saturday, Sept. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley anchored by Bass Pro Shops will benefit the free tutoring efforts of Give Every Child a Chance.