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Affordable Housing in NW Fresno? Candidates Respond.

Californians are long past the point at which affordable housing can be written off as somebody else's problem. Last year, the Golden State had the 49th lowest ratio of housing units per residents among the 50 states. Average rent in Fresno is $1,060 as of ...
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NW Fresno Council Candidates Clash Over Police, Homeless

Candidates to represent northwest Fresno on the city council sparred over opinions about police protection, the homeless, and the previous seat holder during a candidate forum Wednesday. The four candidates also addressed questions about Fresno business-fri...
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What Fresno Council Candidates Say About Homelessness

Candidates for the Fresno City Council's empty seat say one issue is consistently among the top concerns expressed by voters: the human suffering and public unease caused by homelessness. The city has more money than ever to spend on the problem, thanks to ...