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  • Mike Rhodes is a writer for the Community Alliance newspaper and author of the book Dispatches from the War Zone, about homelessness in Fresno. is his website. Contact him at

The Drone Memorial

  View from “The Drone Memorial” project, as captured by Community Alliance photographer Richard Iyall. Under way since March 16 and led by artist Joseph DeLappe, the participatory memorial [...] Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor – April 2014

Valley Air Inhumane I drove from Oakland to L.A. through the San Joaquin Valley in late June 2013 and on a recent weekend. I was shocked by the severe air pollution. I remember a trip over 10 years [...] Continue Reading

The State of the Paper

By Richard Stone* Congratulations to us all, supporters and staff alike: We did it! In just a couple of months, we have gathered more than $10,000 (including $5,000-plus from Editor Emeritus Mike [...] Continue Reading