Thoughts on the 9/11 Tragedy

The tragedy of 9/11 has come, been acknowledged with great ceremony, and gone. But not the aftereffects. Slightly less than 3,000 lives were lost on that momentous occasion. As a direct result of this [...] Continue Reading

Stir it Up

Listen to the September 2022 Community Alliance radio show, Stir it Up, with guest Camilla Chavez, Executive Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.  Chavez talks about her life growing up - [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

Is Our Democracy Working? President Biden finally decided to help millions of college graduates stranded by thousands of dollars in debt. Those who owe money they borrowed to pursue an education [...] Continue Reading

Bill Simon ¡Presente!

Bill Simon, of Fresno, passed on Aug. 17 due to complications from diabetes. He was 79. Simon was raised in the Chicago area and served as a priest in the Archdiocese of Chicago. After leaving the [...] Continue Reading

The Dog Whistler

Most of you have heard of a horse whisperer, who can calm horses and build trust. Well, Oakhurst and the Madera County Supervisorial District 5 race have a dog whistler. Candidate Mark Reed has [...] Continue Reading

One Fresno. Not.

Fresno’s mayor and City Council have coined the term One Fresno even though, according to a 2019 Urban Institute report, Fresno ranks No. 59 of 59 cities in California for economic inclusion and [...] Continue Reading

Una Marcha Por Sus Derechos

Un grupo de jornaleros agrícolas marchó 335 millas desde la sede del Sindicato de Campesinos (UFW por sus siglas en inglés), cerca de Delano, hasta el Capitolio, en Sacramento. La marcha de tres [...] Continue Reading