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Newsom’s Budget Proposal Tackles Homelessness in California

SACRAMENTO — Calling it "a stain on the state of California," Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday vowed to use part of a historic budget surplus to tackle homelessness in the nation's most prosperous state. "This homeless issue is out of control. (People) are out...
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Governor Newsom Proposes $213B State Spending Plan

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $213 billion state budget Thursday that boosts spending on K-12 education, wildfires and homelessness while putting more money toward state reserves and debt...
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Janz Will Kick Off Mayoral Bid at Radio Park

Andrew Janz invites residents to attend the announcement of his 2020 Fresno mayoral campaign 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Radio Park. “Fresno needs someone who is attuned to the needs of its people. Throughout my c...

The KMJ Measure P Debate: Both Sides Square Off

Leading figures on both sides of the Fresno parks sales tax proposal debated their positions this week on KMJ580 in a conversation moderated by talk-show host Ray Appleton. No on P advocate and housing devel...

Millions in Homeless Funds Available. When Will Fresno Apply?

Aggressive panhandlers and human waste on the sidewalk are tarnishing San Francisco’s image as America’s most beautiful city. Dumping homeless patients on the street sullied Los Angeles’ reputation as the "City of Angels." Critics bashed Fresno’s ordinan...