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Wow! MacKenzie Scott Gifts $20M to Fresno Unified’s New Foundation

  Fresno Unified's fledgling Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools got a huge boost with the unexpected — but highly welcome — donation of $20 million by billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Superintendent Bob Nelson announced the unrestricted gift at a news conference Wednesday morning. The funding means that the district's new...

California Wants Amazon to Answer on Warehouse Worker Safety During Pandemic

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday asked a judge to order Amazon to comply with subpoenas his office issued nearly four months ago as part of an investigation into how the company is protecting workers from the coronavirus at its facilities. Becerra said the online sales giant hasn't provided...

Amazon Lock Boxes are a ‘Blight to the Area,’ Says Councilmember

A City Council discussion Wednesday about the approval of a new Johnny Quick convenience store in northwest Fresno resulted in the ban of Amazon lockers from the site after a councilmember said they have attracted a "criminal element" at other locations. Council President Miguel Arias said outdoor Amazon lock boxes...