CPUC Electric Utility Rates Forum

CPUCThe City of Fresno will be hosting a California Public Utilities Commission forum  on September 22, 2015, at 6:00 pm which is free to the public.

They will meet to discuss changes to residential electric rates of PG&E, which begin January 1, 2019; how rates will soon more closely reflect the actual cost to serve you and much more.

The event will be held at Fresno City Hall Council Chambers, 2600 Fresno Street.

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Youth Tennis

Youth Tennis registration begins on Monday, August 24.

This is an instructional tennis program for boys and girls ages 5-10 years old.  The Program begins on Saturday, October 3 at the high school Tennis courts.  The cost is $25 per player and includes a t-shirt.

Registration form is available at the Kerman Community Center, 15100 W. Kearney Plaza or online.

For more program information call Recreation Coordinator, Theresa Johnson at 846-9383 or tjohnson@cityofkerman.org.


Healthy Community Forum

Health Fourm1Fresno Champions for Change will be holding a healthy community forum on Thursday, September 3 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at ther Kerman Community Center, 15100 West Kearney Blvd. Residents are invited to share their ideas and be part of the first steps to make Kerman a healthier place to live.

There is no cost to attend and there will be raffles, food and childcare provided.

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For more information contact Reyna at (559) 498-0870 ext. 103.

Marjaree Mason Center Healthy Lifestyles Classes in Kerman

Marjaree MasonLooking for ways to keep you family safe?  The Marjaree Mason Center is providing services to individuals who would like to learn more about healthy lifestyles.

Healthy Lifestyle Classes includes information on emotional intelligence, healthy relationships, parenting, building self-esteem, healthy boundaries and co-dependency.

Classes are held at Community Center 15100  W. Kearney,  Monday at 2:00 pm

Click here for more information or contact Delia, Rural Area Victim Advocate at (559) 696-3937

Kerman National Night Out

nat nightIn an effort to promote community involvement in crime prevention activities, neighborhood camaraderie the National Night Out program was launched.

The Kerman Police Department is proud to be a participant in this program. The Event will be held at Kerckhoff Park on Friday, August 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Admission is FREE. Come and meet members of the City Council. There will be police service demos, live DJ, refreshments, games and activities for the entire family, bounce house, prizes and free raffle.

Click here for more information or contact Officer Mendoza or Officer Rodriguez at (559) 846-6633.

ADT is a sponsor of this year’s National Night Out and has provided this resourse – http://www.adtsecurity.com/national-night-out-2015/ with more information on this nationwide event.


Kerman Lauches HERO Program

HERO Logo_Tagline1_Size1Kerman City Councul lauanched the HERO property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Progam.

HERO is a financing program that allows for energy- and water-efficiency home improvements to be paid through the property tax bill, with owners repaying the assessment over five to 20 years with tax-deductible interest.

There are numerous water-saving products HERO offers to homeowners, such as high-efficiency toilets, faucets and shower heads, drip irrigation systems, rainwater catchment systems, artificial turf and drought-tolerant landscaping — all ideal for California’s new regulations aiming to reduce urban water use by 25%.

Energy-saving products are also available, such as solar panels and whole-home heating and cooling systems.

The program has already saved an estimated 4.5 billion killowatt-hours with its completed projects. The water-efficiency projects HERO has financed will save 790 million gallons of water, or 25 million showers.

HERO’s website is www.HEROProgram.com. More information about the program can also be found by calling (855) 437-6411.

Westside Veterans Memorial Building Open

The City of Kerman’s Westside Veterans Memorial Building Opening Day Ceremony was held on May 16.

This quest began in May of 2011 with a presentation to the City Council to locate suitable property to house a Kerman Area Veterans facility. A property was located and renovation began.

After many hours of labor the American Legion Westland Post 355 Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8470 and American Legion Auxiliary Westland Unit 355 was completed.

The opening ceremony was well attended with presentations from Fresno County Supervisor Brian Pacheco and Kerman Mayor Stephen B. Hill.

Swim Lesson Registration Begins May 2

SwimRegistration for 2015 Swim Lessons will begin on May 2. There will be three sessions: June 13-24; June 27- July 8 and July 11-22. The fee is $35 per child in a group class and $60 per child for one-on-one instruction.  Click here for online applications.

The Aqua Zumba Program will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 14 – July 28 for $5.00 per day or $40 for a 12-day punch card. More Information contact Theresa Johnson at (559) 846-9383.

Summer Day Camp

SSunshineummer Day Camp 2015 will run from Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am-2:00 pm  on June 16-19; June 23-26; June 30- July 2*; July 7-10; July 14-17 and July 21-24  for $1 a day per participant and will be held at Scout Hut, “E” and 4th Street.

The Camp is for children ages 6-12 (Child must turn 6 prior to attending program) and is a drop-in program. Kids can arrive any time during program hours, daily attendance is not required. Recreation Leaders supervise children, creating a fun and safe environment that will include: Arts & Crafts, Games, Movies, Talent Show, and  Pool Days. A free lunch is provided by Summer Lunch Program.

On pool days participants meet at the Scout Hut and walk to the Kerman High School Pool, program dismal is from the pool. More Information contact Theresa Johnson at (559) 846-9383.

*No Day Camp on Friday, July 3