Is Temperance Flat Dam Proposal Down to Its Last Strike?

A proposed dam at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Friant is eligible for $171.3 million in funding, California officials announced today. But while that's a lot of money, it's well short of what's needed — along with federal and local financi...

She Changes Lives. Here and Around the World.

One of Fresno's most remarkable people is fearless, compassionate and always ready to take on new challenges. She has been to war-torn Afghanistan nine times and can't wait to touch down there again. She's a...

The Next Speaker of the House: McCarthy or Pelosi?

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced his retirement from Congress at the end of this term, Dan Walters of CALmatters asks a logical question in his April 16th column: Will the second time be the charm for Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy? In...