Opinion: Honor Chavez Legacy by Confronting UFW Corruption

Cesar Chavez spent his life trying to improve life for farmworkers, fighting for changes he felt would bring about civil rights and justice for workers. At the end of this month, California state legislators plan to honor Cesar Chavez’s birthday as a day of pu...
Illustration of 2018 Fresno newsmakers

They Made the News in 2018. Who Is No. 1?

Newsmakers come in all shapes, sizes, and impacts. There are those who dominate headlines and social media for a spell before free-falling back into obscurity. There are those who — by virtue of talent, posi...
Gerawan UFW Decision

ALRB Wrong Not To Count Gerawan Votes, Court Rules

A California appeal court granted a unanimous victory today to farmworkers who want their votes counted in a dispute over UFW representation. The Fresno-based 5th District Court of Appeal ordered the Agricultural Labor Relations Board, the state agency in c...

No DQ: Witness Comes Forward in ALRB Case

The identity of the witness behind Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) member Isadore Hall’s alleged threats against those who oppose him has been revealed. State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) initially called attention to a “profanity-laced tirade” ...

GV Wire Tracks Down Isadore Hall at ALRB

It’s a Monday afternoon in Sacramento. In an auditorium at the Employment Development Department, about a dozen people in total gather for a public meeting of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Most of tho...