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Stories by Jody Murray

Good News: Beauty From the Ashes and One Lucky Rabbit

Artist Shane Grammer is based in Los Angeles, but he a native of Chico. After the deadly Camp Fire devastated the community of Paradise, he ...

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District 2 Candidates Aim to Make Fresno More Business-Friendly

OK, let’s have a show of hands: Is Fresno City Hall not sufficiently business-friendly? That was the question posed to four men who wa...

/ 5 years ago

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux, concealed weapon

If You Have a Concealed Gun Permit, Use It, Sheriff Says

People who have permits to carry a concealed weapon should “exercise” their rights so they’ll be ready to protect their co...

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Photo of a home under construction

Affordable Housing in NW Fresno? Candidates Respond.

Californians are long past the point at which affordable housing can be written off as somebody else’s problem. Last year, the Golden ...

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Delano on a map

Delano Declares Itself a Sanctuary City From ICE

A Valley city known as a birthplace of the farmworker rights movement has declared itself a sanctuary city, even as Delano’s leaders c...

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Ray O'Canto

Ray O'Canto 'Overwhelmed' by Support As He Battles Cancer

Ray O’Canto, a man never at a loss for words, has two to share with everyone: “Thank you.” The Fresno media personality kn...

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Police Chief Jerry Dyer

Police Chief Dyer Looms Large in NW Fresno Council Race

Fresno’s police force is entering a period of significant change, with the man who led the department for 18 years stepping down. That...

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Good News: Families 'Sleep with the Fishes' at Aquarium

Why would anyone who remembers classic lines from “The Godfather” want to “sleep with the fishes”? Here’s why:...

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Does NW Fresno Need Homeless Shelter? Council Candidates Weigh In

The pervasive problem of homelessness reaches well beyond the shelters and soup kitchens in downtown Fresno. Four men who want to represent ...

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Fresno City Council candidate forum

NW Fresno Council Candidates Clash Over Police, Homeless

Candidates to represent northwest Fresno on the city council sparred over opinions about police protection, the homeless, and the previous s...

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