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Cities, Counties Could be Punished for Dragging Feet on Housing

SACRAMENTO — Faced with a crippling housing shortage that is driving prices up while putting more people on the streets, Gov. Gavin Newsom and California legislative leaders agreed Thursday on a plan to reward local governments that make it easier to build mor...
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Improving Special Ed Top Priority For New FUSD Trustees

Three new members will join the Fresno Unified School Board on Wednesday, and all say improving special education will be among their top priorities. "That is something that is very high on my list," said Terry Slatic, who will succeed Brooke Ashjian repres...

Another Harry Armstrong? If We Could Only Be That Lucky

They teach you right away in the news business to never say "never." But I write with complete confidence that there will never be another politician like William "Harry" Armstrong. Most of that is because of Harry. A little of it is because of changing ...