Photo of a portrait of President Donald Trump's father Fred Trump

Trump’s ‘$1 Million Loan’ From Dad Was $413M Inheritance

NEW YORK — The New York Times reported Tuesday that President Donald Trump received at least $413 million from his father over the decades, much of that through dubious tax dodges, including outright fraud. The White House dismissed the report as a "mislead...

Student Debt Could Lead to US Financial Meltdown

Student debt now could lead to an economic catastrophe in the future. The New York Times reports that student borrowing is at $1.5 trillion. "Many borrowers are already falling behind. During the second q...
Photo of Journey's Steve Perry

Steve Perry’s Journey From Radio Silence to New Album

"A lot of my writing, to this day, is based on my emotional attachment to Lemoore High School." — Steve Perry Steve Perry, the rock 'n' roll legend who was born in Hanford, tells The New York Times that his Valley roots cling to him today. "A lot o...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. — Sonia Nazario "On Wednesday, Presid...
A pistachio tree in Central California

Trump Tariffs Worry Valley Farmers

How exactly will the Trump tariffs affect the economy? American businesses will soon find out and adjust as some of the United States’ largest trading partners announced retaliatory measures. Mexico and Cana...
A Palestinian protester hurls a stone during clashes with Israeli forces

Opinion: Palestinians to Blame for Their Own Misery

The Arab-Israeli conflict is a divisive issue as old as the Torah and Quran. The Holy Scriptures say when Abraham drove out his son Ishmael, so the tensions started in the Middle East. In modern times, Israel continues to battle its Arab neighbors, those...