Bill McEwen

Environmental portrait of Fresno Unified trustee Terry Slatic

Slatic Must Shape Up or Face Getting Shipped Out

It's obvious seven months into his service on the Fresno Unified school board that Terry Slatic misunderstands his trustee duties. A trustee's biggest jobs are to set the vision for the district, keep a close watch on the budget, and oversee the superintend...

DA Smittcamp Talks Gangs, Stolen Guns, Sentencing Reforms

Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp is calling for a community-wide effort to prevent children from joining gangs. She also has a message for otherwise law-abiding citizens: Lock up your guns! If you don't, they could end up used in robberies and...
Composite of FTA and Fresno Unified logos with a children walking to school warning sign

Will Fresno Unified Labor Peace End or Continue?

Since dramatically avoiding a strike at the last minute early in 2018, Fresno Unified leaders and the teachers union have gone to great lengths to keep their public comments positive. Opinion Bill McEwen But as the final scheduled Board of...
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