The San Joaquin Valley Sun
Staff reports from The San Joaquin Valley Sun staff.
Woman charged with using Scott Peterson’s name to steal COVID unemployment
The fraud was a small, but headline-grabbing element of the $20 billion stolen in various scams during the coronavirus pandemic.
October 20, 2022
Fresno’s Zoo is planning an aquarium. Here’s an early peek at the plans.
The Fresno Chaffee Zoo has usurped the momentum to build an aquarium. Now, we're getting our first look at plans.
October 19, 2022
Jury convicts Paul Flores of murdering Kristin Smart, acquits father
A Monterey County jury on Monday found Paul Flores guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Kristin Smart in 1996.
October 18, 2022
Newsom: COVID emergency will end… in February
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this afternoon that the state’s long-running, Covid-related State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023. That’s basically three years after it began on March 4, 2020.
October 17, 2022
Stockton Police arrest suspect in recent serial killings
Stockton Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for the recent serial killings that claimed the lives of six people and had a city on edge.
October 16, 2022
Some Merced Co. voters received incorrect ballots. County officials probing how many.
Voters in three Merced County communities received ballots listing contests they were ineligible to vote for and omitting others.
October 13, 2022
LA Councilwoman Nury Martinez resigns post after racist remarks leak, national outcry
Following intense public pressure amid a growing controversy over racist remarks, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez announced Wednesday she is resigning her seat.
Can California tell Iowa pork producers how to raise pigs? SCOTUS will make the call.
The Supreme Court struggled Tuesday to draw a line for when a state can regulate commerce beyond its borders in a challenge to a California law directing the care of pigs and hogs used for pork.
Cannabis sales are coming up short. One Valley community is already adjusting.
Leaders in one Tulare County city are realizing they may have to tamp down their expectations on the amount of green marijuana can bring in.
Davante Adams charged with misdemeanor for shoving camera man after ‘Monday Night Football’
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams has been charged with misdemeanor assault for shoving a credentialed media worker after Monday's loss in Kansas City to the Chiefs.