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Hundreds Gather at Northeast Fresno Vigil for George Floyd

As violent protests dotted Minneapolis and the rest of the country after the death of George Floyd, nearly 200 peaceful protesters gathered for a vigil Friday night in northeast Fresno. "Black lives matter! It bears repeating," organizer Karen Polnitz told the crowd, most wearing masks and practicing social distancing. Video of...

Want to Fight Crime, Fresno? Plant Flowers With Your Neighbors.

Neighborhoods struggling with physical decline and high crime often become safer simply when local residents work together to fix up their neighborhood. My colleagues and I at the University of Michigan School of Public Health Youth Violence Prevention Center have spent nearly a decade documenting why. Research from cities across...