What happens when the UFW goes AWOLMay 11, 2015
The year was 1990: the Berlin Wall was beginning to fall, The Simpsons became its own TV show, and the Hubble telescope was put into orbit. Locally, it was the same year the UFW was elected as the representative...
Recovering from bad burns, Cpt. Dern got an unexpected visitMay 9, 2015
Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern is still recovering from severe burns after he fell into a home lit ablaze by an arsonist. But on Friday, he received an unexpected visit from students at Maple Creek...
Crime & Punishment
How Fresno cops stand in stark contrast to Ferguson and BaltimoreMay 8, 2015
While cops are perpetually in a state of bad PR, Chief Jerry Dyer is getting some positive ink from an unlikely source: the Washington Post. The Post’s Wesley Lowery writes: At a time when other...
Throwback Thursday hits State Center Community College District leadershipMay 7, 2015
It’s like deja vu hit Fresno County’s largest community college district. After ousting Chancellor Deborah Blue from her post in March of 2014, the State Center Community College District board installed her predecessor – Bill Stewart...
Democrat & In the District: Arambula creates Assembly campaign committeeMay 6, 2015
It’s officially official: Joaquin Arambula is in the race to replace Assemblyman Henry T. Perea in Assembly District 31. Arambula filed the paperwork to launch his campaign committee on April 28, documents from the Secretary...
Fresno State launches regional planning degree with eye on Rio Mesa boomSeptember 15, 2017
The university's degree program will partner with McCaffrey Homes to help plan Tesoro Viejo, the first development in the Rio Mesa area of Madera County, north of Clovis.
Schools get Fresno back to the basics: tackling the “Why work?” dilemmaSeptember 7, 2017
As the entitlement state grows and Universal Basic Income becomes a prevalent talking point, the conversation about jobs starts at our schools.
Fresno City Hall
Inside City Hall: Recharge Fresno construction, Darling plant relocationSeptember 12, 2017
As big-buck Recharge Fresno projects roll on, City officials are keeping their eyes on Temperance Flat along with residential and commercial water rates.