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Santa Has Gifts for Nunes, Newsom, and More

Jolly old Santa Mac is heading down the chimney with a bag of gifts for: — The seven Fresno Unified trustees, in the words of Toby Keith, "a little less talk and a lot more action" on student achievement. Bill McEwen Opinion — Mayor Lee...
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Spend Friday Evening With Fresno Author Mark Arax

Mark Arax is on a roll. In April, the Fresno author and journalist received a James Beard Media Award for feature reporting for “A Kingdom from Dust.” The story was also a finalist in feature writing for the...
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Arax’s Memories of Saroyan at Home on West Griffith Way

Mark Arax was the Fresno kid who wanted to become a writer. William Saroyan was our city's most famous native son, an accomplished and revered man of letters — a world traveler who owned adjacent houses at 2729 and 2739 W. Griffith Way near Marks and Dakota...