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A Lost Credit Card and $7 Cheeseburger Reignites CA’s Debate Over Excessive Bail

By most metrics, Gerald Kowalczyk was a uniquely bad candidate to leave jail before his trial. He had a criminal record of more than 60 conv...

A Lost Credit Card and $7 Cheeseburger Reignites CA’s Debate Over Excessive Bail

By most metrics, Gerald Kowalczyk was a uniquely bad candidate to leave jail before his trial. He had a criminal record of more than 60 conv...

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Cheated Out of Your Paycheck? Help in Fresno Is on the Way

The Fresno City Attorney’s Office received $720,000 from the California Labor Commissioner to prosecute businesses for not paying work...

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This Is the Rare Financial Merger That Will Help Working People and Small Business

As an advocate for California farmworkers’ rights, I’m urging support for the Capital One-Discover merger. This alliance can del...

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A Radical Lesson From El Salvador to Solve Fresno Housing & Homeless Crisis

Several months ago, I sat on a bench for 24 hours and had conversations with people about all kinds of topics but mostly about the needs sur...

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Opinion: How Urban Renewal Ruined Everything

“America can’t build anything,” my co-worker, a talented data scientist from China, remarked as we rode a BART train through a suburb of Oak...

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What Do Supreme Court Justices Say About Homelessness?

The Supreme Court wrestled with major questions about the growing issue of homelessness on Monday as it considered whether cities can punish...

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Surprising Ways and Places You Can Use SNAP EBT Food Benefits

Did you know that SNAP EBT benefits used to be called food stamps and that recipients can use those benefits to get healthy food in places o...

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$11M State Grant Will Help Fresno’s Emergency Shelter Beds, Mental Health Services

Fresno got a $10.9 million piece of California grant money to shelter people living in encampments. The money from California’s $192 m...

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Fresno-Madera United Way Launches National Search for New CEO

The United Way Fresno and Madera Counties has launched a national search for a new president and CEO after the resignation of longtime chief...
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Sacramento Gave Homeless Camp a Lease as an Experiment. Here’s What Happened.

When Sacramento changed its plan to demolish a homeless encampment on a vacant lot on Colfax Street, instead offering the homeless occupants...

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