Still thankful for Clovis mechanic

By James Matessino: Guest columnist In July 1968, I was a Vietnam-era veteran traveling from Louisiana to my next assignment at Sacramento’s McClellan Air Force Base. I was driving my old Ford Comet, determined not to go to California without wheels. I made it to visit a gent I was stationed with in Turkey. He […]

Campos elected to lead region

CNJ staff Rep. Jose Campos, D-Santa Rosa, has been elected to lead the Western region of the Council of State Governments, according to a release.The region is made up of Republican and Democratic legislators in 13 states. CSG-WEST is headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., with sister organizations in New York, Chicago and Atlanta.

May 25, 2008 Weddings

Finch-Boling Laurie Kathryn Finch of Sacramento, Calif., and Michael Jay Boling of Farwell were joined in marriage March 29, 2008, at a men’s club in Sacramento. The Rev. Joe Magliato performed the Christian wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Christine Finch of Garden Grove, Calif. The bridegroom is the son of […]

Chicago cuts Greenwalt’s season short

CNJ staff Cisti Greenwalt’s recent venture into the WNBA turned out to be a short one. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt, a 2001 Clovis High graduate, had a tryout with Sacramento in preseason before signing with the Seattle Storm in early June. She played in four games for the Storm, scoring two points and grabbing eight rebounds […]

Clovis standout refining game for WNBA

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Former Clovis High School standout Cisti Greenwalt is trying to get tough. Greenwalt is in the Sacramento Monarchs’ training camp for the second straight year, and she hopes to make the final roster this time around by getting mean in the post. “She needs to be more aggressive,” Monarchs […]

Greenwalt heading for Korea

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — While she hopes for another shot at the WNBA, Clovis High and Texas Tech graduate Cisti Greenwalt is getting ready to ply her trade in South Korea. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt gained a spot in a six-team South Korean professional basketball league. She will leave for Seoul in the next day or […]

Monarchs cut Greenwalt

CNJ staff SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Monarchs on Friday waived centers Cisti Greenwalt of Clovis and Australian Hollie Grima. Greenwalt, Sacramento’s third round draft pick, played in two preseason games with the Monarchs. In a 72-70 loss Thursday to Phoenix in an exhibition, the 6-foot-5 former Texas Tech Lady Raider played 12 minutes, scored […]

Ex-Clovis standout drafted by Sacramento

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer From the time she started dribbling the basketball, Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt has always dreamed of playing in a professional basketball league. “There wasn’t one then, we just assumed there was going to be one,” said Greenwalt, who graduated from Clovis High School and moved on to Texas Tech University. […]

Longridge, John

John Longridge Services: Have been held. John Charles Longridge, 66, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Clovis, died Friday, May 7, 2004, in Sacramento. He was born on Nov. 21, 1937, in El Paso, Texas, to Charles Albert and Margaret Jo Goins Longridge. Survivors include his wife, Gayle Longridge of Sacramento, Calif.; four children; and three […]

Williams, Al

Al Williams Services: Have been held. Al Williams, 53, of Clovis died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, in Berkeley, Calif. He was born on July 12, 1950, in Ponca City, Okla., to Floyd and Mrtyle Williams. He was the seventh son of 13 children. He moved with his family to Oakland, Calif., in 1962. He was […]