Tim Sheehan, The Fresno Bee

Tim Sheehan

The Fresno Bee

Fresno, CA, United States

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Past articles by Tim:

Historic downtown Fresno building will finally house now-overcrowded DA offices

The historic Rowell Building in downtown Fresno, California will house the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office’s scattered staff under one roof under a deal agreed to with developer Ed Kashian and his company. → Read More

As VP Pence visits a Lemoore farm, his wife will talk to Navy spouses

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, will talk about employment for military spouses at Lemoore Naval Air Station on Wednesday, July 8, 2019. It’s a cause that she supports to help military families. → Read More

From the archives: Fresno geology isn’t conducive to a big quake, yet vulnerabilities exist

The Fourth of July 2019 earthquake in Ridgecrest caused many to wonder about the vulnerability of California’s Central Valley. Fresno Bee reporter Tim Sheehan checked into that in a story published Aug. 31, 2014. → Read More

VP Mike Pence is coming to the Valley for trade and fundraising. Here’s where he’ll be

Vice President Mike Pence will visit California’s western San Joaquin Valley on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He’ll speak at a Republican Party fundraiser in Coalinga and talk about international trade in Lemoore. → Read More

Law enforcement officer shot in Fresno County. Emergency responders scrambling

Emergency responders are scrambling to the Tollhouse area in rural northeast Fresno County after reports of gunshots fired at law enforcement. At least one law enforcement officer was reported to have been shot. → Read More

Armed standoff ends in arrest after tense day. Fresno County deputy shot, in surgery

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office deputy John Erickson was shot in the leg responding to a property dispute near Tollhouse in rural Fresno County in California. The search for a gunman continued on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. → Read More

A California gas tax increase kicks in. How hard is it hitting you at the fuel pump?

California’s gasoline tax went up 5.6 cents per gallon on Monday. But in Fresno and across the Valley, the effects are slow to show up in average pump prices paid by drivers for gas. Fresno prices peaked at $4.07 → Read More

Search salaries of all Clovis Unified workers in our new database

Find salaries and benefits of Clovis Unified School District teachers and administrators in Fresno Bee’s database. Many take on extra assignments and get extra pay for coaching, advising, covering classes and more. → Read More

Does the state want to take away your natural gas? Valley leaders push for alternatives

Valley leaders fear ‘all-electric’ rules as California cuts greenhouse gas pollution from homes, buildings. They – and the gas company – want methane from dairies, landfills to be among allowable energy options → Read More

Chukchansi tribe kicking out dozens of new members it enrolled just two years ago

Dozens of Chukchansi tribal members who enrolled two years ago are being suspended. Current leaders now say those members are ineligible to belong to the Coarsegold tribe → Read More

‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ is coming back to Fresno area – this time to Clovis

The “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” TV show reboot is coming to Clovis, California, in July, 10 years after it filmed in Fresno. “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host the HGTV program. → Read More

Valley Children’s spends millions to buy land adjacent to its Madera County campus . Here’s why

Valley Children’s Hospital recently bought more land to make room for future expansion in Madera County, California. The hospital now owns about 280 acres north of the San Joaquin River. → Read More

California’s share of these grants for roads, rail and bridges is shrinking under Trump

California backed Clinton instead of Trump in 2016. Are the state’s roads and transportation infrastructure now paying a political price in a reduced share of federal TIGER, BUILD grants compared to Obama? → Read More

You elected them to lead city, county agencies. How much are you paying them?

Find out pay and benefits of elected officials in California Central Valley cities and counties in the Fresno area, including Kings, Madera and Tulare. Some jobs chosen by voters, like supervisor or council, offer more substantial compensation. → Read More

Prices tumble at Valley gas pumps. Where can you find the region’s cheapest fuel?

Gasoline prices in California fell by about 7 cents per gallon in the last week. Prices in the Valley are about 25 cents lower than their peak in early May, but are 50 to 60 cents higher than three months ago. → Read More

Harris Farms names a new CEO. He’s already got strong ties to the Coalinga company

Fresh from the sale of Harris Ranch Beef Co., John Harris names Jim Beecher as new CEO of his other farming operations in California. Those include Coalinga’s Harris Ranch Inn and farming and thoroughbred horses → Read More

Search our salary database of city and county workers in Fresno — and neighboring counties

Search pay and benefits for elected officials of Fresno area cities and counties, including Kings, Madera and Tulare in California, with The Bee’s database. Find government employee salaries and compensation. → Read More

Violations closed 32 Fresno County restaurants since mid-2018. See the list

Which Fresno restaurants have been closed after health inspections? Here are food spots that had code violations since mid-2018 into 2019, from cockroaches and vermin to faulty refrigerators and water heaters. → Read More

California sues over T-Mobile/Sprint merger. What could it mean for jobs in Fresno County?

A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint includes plans for 1,000 jobs at a new call center in Kingsburg. California and eight other states are suing to block the companies’ deal based on antitrust concerns. → Read More

Gasoline prices are still retreating in Fresno. How much are you paying at the pump this week?

Fresno, San Joaquin Valley see relief as California gasoline prices come down. Refineries in the state are producing more fuel than they were a month ago, and have larger inventories on hand. → Read More