A Day Without Childcare

Hundreds of childcare providers around the state stopped working for a day as a protest to demand better working conditions and benefits. “A Day Without Childcare” occurred on May 9. Several of [...] Continue Reading

Systemic Racism on Display

Nothing upsets people faster than to suggest they’re reinforcing institutionalized racism, regardless of their race. Consider the elected officials and community leaders of the Fresno Council of [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

A Victory and a Tragedy In a violent and convulsive world, any good news is welcome. And Fresno got good news on May 17 when Judge Dale Drozd announced his judgment regarding a lawsuit brought by [...] Continue Reading

Community Slows Tax Renewals

Sales tax renewal efforts in Fresno and Madera counties hit historic roadblocks in May and have no chance of success at the ballot this year. Running on 20th century plans for the future, the renewal [...] Continue Reading

What Is the Liberal Agenda?

When asked why the only Black conservative U.S senator voted not to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court, Senator Tim Scott (R–S.C.) said, “because she [...] Continue Reading

Fresno Fuego Is Back!

The Central Valley’s new United Soccer League (USL) team, Fuego FC, played its first home game on May 7 against Greenville Triumph SC, tying 1-1. Fuego FC steps into the space left by the Fresno [...] Continue Reading


Integrity! What a beautiful word. Not the word. Its meaning. Random House Dictionary: “soundness and adherence to moral principle and character: uprightness: honesty.” I believe without integrity [...] Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

Holding Supervisors Accountable After years of seeing media go after the City of Fresno, while the [Fresno] County Board of Supervisors has slipped past the radar of the media—and while County [...] Continue Reading

Poetry Corner

Richard’s Soliloquy (Blank Verse Poem) Sometimes I feel I just cannot go on. I want to stop and let my spirit be. The forces in this world want more and more. They make demands upon my [...] Continue Reading

Fuego FC Hizo Su Debut

El nuevo equipo de la Liga United Soccer (United Soccer League) del Valle Central, Fuego Football Club, debutó como local el 7 de mayo jugando contra Greenville Triumph SC. El partido terminó con un [...] Continue Reading