On the More Money Trail “Allegedly” for the Unhoused

By Bob McCloskey  Recently, Fresno County “cleaned up” a homeless encampment along Kings Canyon Avenue, just east of Temperance Avenue. The folks at the encampment had to move to...

Broad Coalition Opposes Voter Suppression Laws

By Jenny Manrique The dramatic image of Texas Democrats leaving the legislature before midnight to block a voter restriction bill spotlights a surge of activism to secure access to...

The Dolores Huerta Foundation Food Distribution

Photos by Peter Maiden The Dolores Huerta Foundation sponsored a food bank for families at several locations around the San Joaquin Valley on May 15. At Wilson Elementary School...

On the Money Trail for the Unhoused

By Bob McCloskey On April 28, the Fresno City Council held a workshop titled “Homeless and Housing Strategy” as part of a “special” meeting. The City released the workshop...

Biking for the Homeless

By Community Alliance Staff Gordie Ochinero-Bermudez of Fresno embarked on a special trip May 8–14. She biked from San Francisco to Los Angeles—about 450 miles!—as part of a fundraising...

Public Funds to Shelter the Unhoused: Crossroads on the Money Trail

By Bob McCloskey We, the community, are at a crossroads. Do we accept a continued failed effort to “shelter the homeless”? Do we continue to pour millions of dollars...

New Murals in Fresno Portray Deported Veterans

By Peter Maiden A mural prepared by the Leave No One Behind Mural Coalition was unveiled March 28 in Homerun Alley, behind the 3 Hermanos Company store that has...

Nancy Waidtlow Wins Mr. Rogers “Good Neighbor” Award

By Gerry Bill Nancy Waidtlow is finally getting some of the recognition she deserves for her founding of the amazing project we call the Dakota EcoGarden (DEG). Waidtlow recently...

Vigil for Slain Street Vendor

By Peter Maiden A vigil was held for Lorenzo Perez in Pilibos Soccer Park in southeast Fresno on March 28, drawing 250 people. Perez, a pushcart vendor, was shot...

The Virus of Anti-Asian Racism

By Vanna Nauk and Gaonoucci Belle Vang The South Korean film Parasite made Oscar history when it became the first non-English film to win the Academy Award for Best...

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