Fresno Expands ShotSpotter Gunfire Coverage

The Fresno City Council unanimously approved adding 2.26 miles to its ShotSpotter coverage at Thursday's meeting. The three-year cost for the additional area, which covers the new Bus Rapid Transit corridor on Blackstone Avenue, between Olive and Ashlan ave...

Will Community College Campus Spur West Fresno Renaissance?

Plans to revitalize west Fresno took a major step forward Tuesday with the unveiling of the location of a new satellite Fresno City College campus. Educational and publicly elected dignitaries gathered at Gaston Middle School to announce the proposed locati...

Campus Leaders Speak on California Travel Ban

Goldsmith, Castro Offer Different Takes on AB 1887 A state law enacted this year would prevent public institutions like Fresno State from using taxpayer money to travel to eight states that are perceived to ha...

FCC Pres, Community React to Ashjian’s LGBT Remarks

Comments published last week in the Fresno Bee attributed to Fresno Unified School Board President Brooke Ashjian got the community talking. In a story about sex education by the Bee’s Mackenzie Mays on August 4, Ashjian is printing as saying: “My biggest ...

Working on a half-billion dollar project

Should unions be able to decide who gets hired to work on a half-billion dollar public works project? That is the decision that will be made by the board that oversees the area’s community colleges. It is an is...