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Do Fresno Councilmembers Deserve 23% Raise?

Do Fresno City Councilmembers deserve a 23% raise? That question is up for debate at the next meeting Dec. 14. According to the agenda, Councilman Oliver Baines is sponsoring the ordinance that would raise council salaries from $65,000 to $80,000. The counc...

High Times & High Stakes of California’s Legal Weed

Opinion by Joe Mathews California’s 2018 transition to legal marijuana contains a mind-bending paradox: Ending prohibitions on marijuana is going to require an awful lot of aggressive law enforcement. On Jan. 1, California will not merely be...