Two Embassies in Jerusalem Would Be Right Move for Trump

Does President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel accomplish any policy goals besides fulfilling a campaign promise? According to an opinion piece published in The Economist this week, the answer is no. On one hand, t...

This is What the Fresno City Council Should Be Paid

Opinion by Bill McEwen Here we are again debating the salaries of Fresno City Councilmembers. The last time we visited the subject, circa 2006, the council boosted its pay to $5,416 a month or about $65,000 a year. Some residents protes...

Zakaria: Trump’s Saudi Ties Threaten Stability

Fareed Zakaria, in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post, cautioned President Trump against aligning too closely with Saudi Arabia and its unpredictable leader, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Zakaria cites Salman’s internal decisions – a purge of p...
Iran nuclear deal

Nunes, Costa Respond to Trump’s Iran Nuclear Deal Move

President Donald Trump’s move to decertify Iran's nuclear deal compliance is drawing responses from Fresno’s congressional delegation. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) issued a statement endorsing the president’s call for greater enforcement of the agreement, sa...