Opinion: Looking at Fresno’s Top Media Feud

Opinion by David Taub It’s one of Fresno’s more interesting media feuds, not involving me. It involves truth, trolling and not knowing when to let it go. Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian’s war of words with Fresno Bee reporter ...

Politics 101: Should Clovis Tax Airbnb Rentals?

Should Clovis residents who rent out their homes through services such as Airbnb be taxed? The Clovis City Council will ask staff to come up with a plan at Monday’s (Oct. 9) meeting, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. There have been a number of complaints, c...

Fresno Unified’s Top Leader Supports LGBT Students

Ahead of what could be another charged Fresno Unified school board meeting tonight, Interim Superintendent Bob Nelson had a clear message: “I want every student, employee, family member and member of this community to know, all are welcomed and safe in Fresno ...

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 ...