Photo of Pritpal Sidhu, nurse practitioner at United Health Center community clinic in Parlier

How Is This Poor, Rural District Keeping Kids in School?

At a time when rural schools all over California struggle to keep students in school, a three-year-old experiment in the southern Fresno County community of Parlier is showing some interesting results. And, officials say, chronic absenteeism isn’t the only ...

Dear Council, Please Show Up. It’s Your Job.

Are city council members more effective advocating for the city attending out-of-town conventions or actually voting on issues? The absence of Fresno councilwoman Esmeralda Soria last Thursday spotlights the...