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  • Kevin Hall hosts Climate Politics on KFCF 88.1 FM every second and fourth Friday, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. He tweets as @airfrezno and @sjvalleyclimate and coordinates an informal network of climate activists at Contact him at for presentations and information.

“Stop Talking to GV Wire”

Them's fightin' words in Fresno, but when the fascists went on a GV Wire–inspired attack at Fresno Unified School District Board meeting in February, Dr. Lars Maischak’s words of warning from a recent [...] Continue Reading

Fresno Bee Columnist Platforms Fascist

Deep into Fresno Bee writer Marek Warzsawki’s recent column on anti-vaxxer disruptions at Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) board meetings comes this oblique reference: “All but one of the 22 [...] Continue Reading

GV Wire Sparks School Board Attack

[Editor’s note: This article has been edited for content. The original version mentioned only a 2004 donation of $4 million to build the Islamic Cultural Center as an example of the Assemi family’s [...] Continue Reading

Measure C Redux

By Mary Savala and Kevin Hall Twenty years ago, Fresno County residents fell into acrimonious debate over transportation, land use and air pollution. Fueling tensions was the process being used to [...] Continue Reading

Can “C” Stand for Community?

Cars, Climate, Clovis: “C” stands for many issues in the emerging debate over priorities for Measure C, our countywide transportation sales tax expiring in 2027. Above all else, it should stand for [...] Continue Reading

Fresno Smoggies to Be Awarded

Breathers citywide are eager to learn who will take home a coveted golden inhaler—The Smoggie—at this year’s inaugural awards event for Fresno’s worst votes and quotes on air pollution and climate [...] Continue Reading

Think Global, Act Local: Transportation

Greenland’s glaciers are melting faster than the icy walls of the Fresno County Transportation Authority, but a large fissure cracked open in early November. The breach came when Measure C Renewal [...] Continue Reading

Fresno City Council Ignores Climate Plan

California’s fifth most populous city is sinking fast beneath the weight of developer control of every City Council seat on the downtown dais. Bereft of leadership on climate change, air pollution and [...] Continue Reading