Watch the excitement of the play-by-play announcers screaming "Gol! Gol! Gol!" from the press booth during a Fuego soccer match played at Chukchansi Park in Fresno. The Fuego is a semi-professional soccer club competing in the Premier Development League.
Covered California is giving consumers one more week to sign up for health coverage that will begin on Jan. 1, 2018. According to Covered California officials, over the past three days, Covered California has seen more than 38,000 new consumers sign up for coverage, which means that as of Dec. 13 more than 182,000 new consumers have signed up for coverage since open enrollment began.
Consumers now have until the end of Dec. 22 to sign up for coverage that will begin on Jan. 1. Covered California officials also wants consumers to know that while the enrollment deadline for most states is Dec. 15, Californians will have through Jan. 31, 2018, to sign up for coverage. While consumers can sign up for coverage after Dec. 22, their coverage will not start until Feb. 1 at the earliest.
Former quarterback for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders Jim Plunkett, a two-time Super Bowl champion and MVP, was inducted to the California Hall of Fame at the California Museum in Sacramento on his 70th birthday, Dec. 5.
Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe por la Sociedad Guadalupana de la Iglesia Santa Brígida en Hanford, California el domingo 10 de diciembre del 2017. Cientos de feligreses participaron en la procesión en honor a la Virgen de Guadalupe. Más de 8 millones de personas celebran el día cuando Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe se le apareció a Juan Diego un 12 de diciembre de 1531 cerca de la Ciudad de México.
Tulare Western High School Mustangs will face off against visiting San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno) for the Central Section Division III football title this Friday (Dec. 1) night at Bob Mathias Stadium at 7 p.m. on the campus of Tulare Union High School. David Alcantar is honoring those stricken with cancer with a memorial he's been wearing on his body throughout the season. At 5-foot-8 and 155-pounds, Alcantar is the Mustangs’ leading rusher with 1,555 yards on 177 carries with 26 touchdowns.
The McFarland High girl's cross country team was bumped from Division II to Division I after their second-straight Valley Division II title last season. Watch and hear longtime head coach Amador Ayón say just the right words to the small cross country team from the tiny farming community of McFarland, California. The Central Section finals were held at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 16, 2017.
McFarland High School junior Dede Salcedo and her Cougars teammates proved they can compete against larger schools in the Central Section Division I cross country championships. The section bumped McFarland, an approximate 700 enrollment, to D-1 against large schools like Buchanan and Clovis, which have anywhere from 1,900 to 3,000 students on campus. Yet McFarland, a farming community, finished third in the team standings. All three schools are headed to the state finals.
What does this Washington Union Panther have to say about never seeing a state cross country final? Caliska Avila, a freshman, won the Division V Central Section Cross Country Championships with a time of 21:03.57 at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 16, 2017.
Vicente Fox Quezada, de 75 años de edad, fue presidente de México desde 2000 hasta el 2006. Fox fue el primer orador invitado de la Serie de Conferencias del San Joaquín Valley Town Hall llevada acabo el 18 de octubre en el Teatro Saroyan en Fresno.