A Catholic Muslim organizes civil rights event

In the wake of travel bans and immigration raids, dozens gathered at Fresno State Monday night (February 13) to talk about the future of their civil liberties. Billed as “Know Your Rights,” a panel of attorneys...

Discussing Whiteness

A bi-weekly meeting at Fresno State is exploring what it means to be white in America. The rather academic setting titled “Discussing Whiteness” meets every other Friday exploring themes like white culture, whi...

How to spend $70 Million in Fresno

The city of Fresno is ready to receive its largest grant in history- $70 million. The debate on how to spend it is just starting. Wednesday night (February 15), the state agency in charge of distributing th...

Sights and Sounds from the World Ag Expo

Maybe three days isn't long enough to visit the more than 1,400 exhibitors at the World Ag Expo. They take up more than 2.6 million square feet at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. The annual event dr...

Mark Gardner talks Giants, bullpens

The pitchers and catchers have reported. Baseball spring training is open. The San Francisco Giants are getting ready for the 2017 season in Scottsdale. Clovis native Mark Gardner returns as the Giants bu...

Brand lays out future focus

In front of hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand detailed what he wants to accomplish in office. Brand delivered a keynote address to a Fresno Chamber of Commerce brunch event in his hono...

Four views on Sanctuary Cities

In January, Lee Brand declared that Fresno is not a sanctuary city. A week later, he said “The only difference between Fresno and other cities who label themselves as sanctuary cities are only words with no ...

Smittcamp honored for business, philanthrophy

Bill Smittcamp knew that Valley Children's Hospital was an important part of the community. But he never felt that he would make use of one of his philanthropic pursuits. During a speech accepting the Leon S...

Next steps for Fresno’s $70 million

The next step for Fresno collecting $70 million in state funds happened today (February 9) in Sacramento. The board of the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) handed over the duties to administer the program to ...