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Improving California Gun Safety

Gun violence makes all our communities less safe. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, California had the highest firearm death rate in the United States. Over the past 30 years, California showed the [...] Continue Reading

Brady Comes to Fresno

On March 27, the United States experienced its 130th mass shooting of 2023. The shooting occurred at a small private Christian-based school in Nashville, Tenn. The assailant had legally purchased the [...] Continue Reading

We Are on Our Own

On Dec. 20, 2022, the Fresno Bee reported on the status of hospital beds during the current surge of Covid-19, influenza, RSV and other respiratory infections. As of Dec. 20, Fresno County hospital [...] Continue Reading

Gun Violence in Fresno 

The recent mass killings at a parade in Highland Park, Ill.; an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas; and a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., brought increased media and political attention to the [...] Continue Reading

Drinking Water or Lawn Water?

Based on numerous historical studies and predictive climate modeling, climate scientists predict that the future of the American West, and California in particular, will be one of higher daily average [...] Continue Reading