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Fresno Teachers Union Grievance Has Potential $150M Price Tag

Fresno Unified's teachers' union says the district has violated its contract by improperly spending millions of dollars — perhaps as much as $150 million over the past three years — to cover retirees' healthcare costs with money that's supposed to be spent onl...
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New California Laws Help Animals, Fire Victims, Immigrants

SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of new California laws take effect with the start of the new year, including measures stemming from the devastating wildfires that have swept the state. Others address animal rights, criminal justice, businesses and health care. Among the...

What’s the Safest City? SF, LA, or Fresno?

Fresno is a "safer" place to live than either San Francisco or Los Angeles, according to WalletHub. The personal finance website went beyond crime statistics in its "Safest Cities in America" ranking of 182 ...
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These Immigrants are Making Healthcare More Human

Immigrants, already essential  to California healthcare, will  become even more important in the future. Today, one in six medical professionals, and nearly one-third of physicians, are foreign-born, and many are bringing not just their labor but their idea...