Photo of a home burning in Paradise, California.

Did PG&E Problem Spark Deadly Paradise Blaze?

A utility is facing increasing criticism following a deadly blaze that leveled a Northern California town and killed at least 42 people. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. told state regulators last week it dete...

This Video Brings the Cost of Freedom Close to Home

Since 2013, Central Valley Honor Flight has been thanking area veterans by providing them with expense-paid trips to visit America's service memorials in Washington, D.C. To date, more than 700 World War II ...

Brand: The Public Spoke on Parks-Only Tax

Measure P failed. Mayor Lee Brand acknowledges the ball is now in his court. Brand led the effort to defeat the city sales tax initiative that would have specifically benefited parks and cultural arts in Fre...
Central Unified student shows off her new winter coat

Students Feel The Warmth of Local Generosity

With winter weather approaching, the non-profit Foundation for Central Schools gifted new coats and jackets to over 800 students across the district Wednesday. Students from 22 district schools benefited fro...

On Economy and Politics: Australia Shows The Way

As Western nations experience rising populist anger over contentious issues like immigration, health care access and wage equity, one country appears to have cracked the code for maintaining political consensus...
Photos of Jim Costa, left, and Elizabeth Heng,

Face Off: Jim Costa and Elizabeth Heng

View the video above to compare the background and views of incumbent Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and challenger Elizabeth Heng (R), candidates for California's 16th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House ...