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Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge to California Housing Fund

OAKLAND — Calling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets. “Safe and stable housing is key to a person’s physical, mental ...

Gov. Newsom Says Highway 99 is ‘Top Priority’

Gov. Gavin Newsom says funding Highway 99 is a "top priority," dispelling the notion that a September executive order diverted money from improvement projects in Madera and Tulare counties. "As it relates to Highway 99 in particular, it is a top priority fo...

Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Isn’t Coming to Central Valley

Judge Jeanine Pirro's scheduled visit to Tulare is not happening. The Fox News personality was scheduled to speak at a rally organized by the Valley Young Republicans PAC on Nov. 7. However, the event is no longer mentioned in the group's social media. The ...
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Will US Supreme Court End Inclusionary Zoning?

In a story that largely has flown under the radar, a major case involving inclusionary zoning in California could be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. A tip of the hat to City Lab's Kriston Capps for his stor...

Sale of Long-Vacant UMC Lauded as a Big Win for Fresno

Fresno County Supervisor Nathan Magsig says the sale of the county-owned University Medical Center campus is a win-win-win. "It's a win for the city of Fresno, a win for the residents not only of the city but also the county, and the county government — it'...