12 Days of Philanthropy: EPU Children’s Center

What started over 40 years ago as a small support group has expanded into an incredible resource for parents of children with specialized needs. Today, EPU Children's Center offers more than 1,000 services each week to families who have a child born with a dis...

Here’s How to Prevent Opioid Deaths in Fresno County

Opinion By Ken Bird, M.D., M.P.H Todd was 29 years old when he died alone, with a needle in his arm, in an abandoned house five miles from where he grew up. His family deserted him about two years prior, after several attempts to treat his heroin addict...

10 Things to Know About Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Joe Arpaio served 24 years as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona (the county includes Phoenix). His controversial views of crime and punishment made him one of the most well-known local law enforcement agent...

Fresno County is No. 1 in California Poverty

News Analysis By Drew Phelps Fresno County is finally number one … in the percentage of individuals living in poverty. According to the results of the U.S. Census’ single-year American Community Su...

Applying for CCW Permit? Fresno Sheriff Has App for That

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is making it easier for citizens to report crimes, interact with her office, and keep abreast of potential hazards such as major accidents and natural disasters. Friday morning she unveiled a mobile device app that allows...