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Tax Vote Should’ve Been 50/50 For Parks & Police: Ashjian

It has been said, "Two men look through the same jail cell walls, one sees mud and one sees stars." Certainly, this is the way that I see the Fresno parks sales tax initiative. First, I think some background is in order. Opinion Brooke Ashjian...
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The Greening of Fresno? Voters Will Decide Cannabis Tax.

Fresno voters will decide whether they want to tax cannabis. The city council enacted step one Thursday (June 14) — deciding by a 5-1 vote to place the item on the November ballot. However, the tax would have to earn the approval of two-thirds of Fresno ...

Grizzlies Home Opener Brings Glitz, Good Vibes and a Loss

When can a 13-0 loss be classified as a pitcher's duel? When the Fresno Grizzlies give up 11 runs in the ninth inning to the Tacoma Rainiers. Regardless of the final score, an announced crowd of 10,198 fans enjoyed the glitz and glamour of the home opene...