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MS-13 terrorized Mendota for nearly a decade. Why didn’t help come sooner?  Merced Sun-Star

President Trump's administration has targeted murderous gang MS-13, but the federal government hasn't helped the town of Mendota CA in their fight against ...

Mendota High School football coach arrested  KFSN-TV

The head coach of the Mendota High School football team was arrested on charges of insurance fraud. Mendota police took Coach Beto Mejia into custody at ...

Mendota High roars back to win Battle of 33  Vida en el Valle

When Mendota High School hosted nearby rival Firebaugh High in the Battle of 33 last Friday night before an estimated 6000 football fans, both teams made ...

Drive, determination at Mendota High  ABC News

July 1, 2013. It's 3:45 a.m. in Mendota, Calif. The migrant farm worker town of 11,000, just 40 miles west of Fresno, is pitch-black. Within 30 minutes, the rumble of ...

Updated: Mendota High senior Danny Trejo inches closer to California state record: 13 goals to tie  Vida en el Valle

Mendota High School forward Danny Trejo scored all three goals for his team in a 3-2 West Sequoia League soccer victory over host Tranquillity High on Jan.

Back to School 2018  Kaweah Commonwealth

Woodlake High students began the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Along with a new district superintendent and athletic director, as well as a new ...

Mendota powers past Avenal, 4-0, to claim Division VI boys' soccer title  Vida en el Valle

The Mendota High School boys' soccer team does not revolve around senior Danny Trejo, the state's all-time scorer.

High School Hotshot: Danny Trejo

Meet this week's SunPower by Sun Solar High School Hotshot, a Mendota soccer star chasing a state record.

Vaness French, who made Mendota High students national chess champions, dies at 49  Fresno Bee

Vaness French, a Fresno man whose love of chess turned Spanish-speaking farmworkers' children in Mendota into champions of the game, died Tuesday night ...

Fresno woman dead after crashing into Mendota canal  KFSN-TV

The California Highway Patrol doesn't know how fast she was traveling or why she crashed but they said her car hit the side of a canal, went airborne and ...

Mendota Aztecs defeat La Cañada in CIF So-Cal Regional first round, Santa Clara visits Thursday  Vida en el Valle

Mendota Aztecs had a bumpy first-round win, but a win regardless against La Cañada this afternoon (March 7) in the California Interscholastic Federation ...

Mendota High School chess team celebrates national victory  Los Angeles Times

This time the Knuckleheads -- the surprising chess champions from drought-weary Mendota where almost half of the Central Valley town is unemployed -- knew ...

Mendota High's Danny Trejo scores 7 goals in Central Section playoff win (Feb. 17) and breaks California record  Vida en el Valle

Mendota High senior Danny Trejo scored seven goals to break the California record in the Aztecs' Central Section Division VI first-round victory tonight (Feb. 17).

Mendota Aztecs fall in So-Cal Regional semifinal, state No. 1 Trejo held scoreless  Vida en el Valle

Bad luck and a tough defense held the state's leading scorer and Mendota High School Aztecs forward Danny Trejo scoreless in a 2-0 CIF So-Cal Regional ...

Fresno music teacher arrested for sex crimes with a child re-arrested on 5 more counts with another victim  KFSN-TV

The family of an 11-year-old watched in court Monday, as a long-time music teacher was arrested again. Now prosecutors say there is a second victim.

Former Fresno State student makes difference in small community  The Collegian

Former Fresno State student Robert “Beto” Mejia (center) has led the undefeated Mendota High School Aztecs to their first Valley Section Championship ...

Friday Night Football - Week 7  KFSN-TV

Schedules, scores and highlights of High School Football around the Valley.

Farm town of Firebaugh, Calif., awaits fate of 'chosen one,' Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen  Casper Star-Tribune Online

FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Dodging puddles on a gray Wednesday in January, it was almost easy to forget that Firebaugh has been in desperate need of water.

Bands head to Selma for annual parade and review  Hanford Sentinel

The Selma Rotary Club will host its 51st annual Marching Band Festival, consisting of a parade and field show, Saturday, Oct. 31.

Fresno county libraries to serve free lunch to kids  Fresno Bee

Fresno County libraries will kick off their free lunch program, “Lunch at the Library,” Monday at 1 p.m. at the Fowler Library, 306 South Seventh St. Monday's start ...

You Matter Day at Chukchansi Park gives students a chance to make a difference  Fresno Bee

About 600 students are expected to gather at Chukchansi Park on Saturday, March 18, 2017, for You Matter Day. Activities include writing letters to military ...

Chicago Weather: Tornado touched down in Coal City, NWS says  WLS-TV

At least one person was seriously injured as severe storms ripped across the Chicago area Monday night. The National Weather *Service* confirmed at least one ...

New Biodico BioFuel Facility In Fresno County  California Ag Today

Biodico Inc., a sustainable biofuel and bioenergy company, announced the opening of its Biodico Westside Facility, the world's first biofuel production facility to ...

Tom Flores leads the long list of sports' standouts  Vida en el Valle

Tom Flores forever etched his name as a pioneer for Latinos in sports.

KC Spotlight: Joel Ruble  Hanford Sentinel

How did you get started in your career? I studied physics as an undergrad and earned a bachelor's degree at Fresno State. I then realized that I need more ...

Jesse Lujan tourney  Hanford Sentinel

The Lujan family and Selma High School basketball will present the second annual Jesse Lujan Memorial Basketball Tournament Jan. 8-11 at Selma High ...

A fairy tale in the making: The Cinderella Project is accepting tax-deductible donations of prom dresses...  Fresno Bee

Attending prom is a rite of passage for teenagers — signifying the end of high school and the start of adulthood. But attending prom has been known to be ...

A league of their own  Fresno Bee

Will Magee and Amanda Kerr knew their children deserved better.

Influential Entertainers  Vida en el Valle

1 Yolanda del Río: She started to sing when she was five years old in her native Pachuca, Hidalgo, México and by age 14 she was recording professionally.

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