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Planning Commission recommends General Plan amendment regarding Housing Element Rezone

By Cheryl Senn The Planning Commission, at their December 27, 2018, meeting, by a vote of 4-1, to approve staff’s recommended Alternative I, on agenda item G. 1. Public Hearing Regarding Housing Element Update Rezone, which was continued from the ...

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The Wonderful Company raises minimum wage to $15 per hour for CA employees

Contributed The Wonderful Company, America’s fastest-growing consumer packaged goods company, announced today it is increasing its minimum wage to $15/hour for full-time California employees effective Jan. 1, 2019. This means a 36 percent jump in pay for those making the ...

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HOPE Sanger Christmas Blessing sees increase in volunteers, donations, and families served

By Cheryl Senn Christmas is going to be a little bit brighter for the more than 100 families who were on the list for the annual HOPE Sanger Christmas Blessing event. The families could pick out three to four gifts ...

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93rd Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree honoring sacrifice of fallen soldiers

By Cheryl Senn The 93rd Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree is a tradition “to remember and celebrate not only the birth of Christ, but also the life of a nation birthed from great sacrifice,” said Fresno County Board ...

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SWC’s Dickens of a Christmas, helping to fulfill the Sanger Pledge Promise

By Cheryl Senn The Central Avenue Dry Yard was transformed into the streets London in preparation for the 300 dinner guests who attended the 2018 A Dickens of a Christmas fundraiser. The Sanger Woman’s Club has hosted this event, which ...

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Guerra is following God’s calling to serve, minister and share His love

By Cheryl Senn About six years ago, Sanger United Methodist Church (SUMC) member, Stephen Minister and certified Lay Speaker, Jessica Guerra, began her journey led by the Lord.  “I was hired to work in the SUMC office in 2010,” said ...

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Appreciation and thankfulness shared at inaugural HOPE Sanger Thanksgiving Luncheon

By Cheryl Senn The HOPE Sanger front parking was filled with tables, decorations, and 75 HOPE Sanger clients enjoying a Thanksgiving meal, during the HOPE Sanger Thanksgiving Luncheon, which was hosted this past week. “We are here serving all our ...

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Honoring Sanger’s “Covered with Love” project gives the gift of warmth to seniors

By Cheryl Senn The residents of Dycora Transitional Health & Living (DTHL), formerly Golden Living Center-Sanger, will be feeling a lot warmer this winter because of the recent donation from Honoring Sanger. Honoring Sanger’s Covered with Love Project took place ...

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Sanger Veterans Parade, a community tradition honoring valley veterans

By Cheryl Senn The 8th Annual Sanger Veterans Day Parade took place this past Saturday with more than 50 entries and some new additions. Traditionally, AMVETS Post 98 Posts Colors, and the National Anthem is sung prior to the parade ...

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New Sanger Youth Council has fresh perspective on community issues

By Cheryl Senn On October 18th, the Sanger City Council approved the appointment of Youth Council members to the Sanger Youth Council (SYC).  The staff recommended eight members which include: Amanda Cantu, Cristal Meza, Haidyn Washburn, Casandra Ibarra, Clarissa Rosales, ...

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