Hedge Fund Commits to Local Journalism in the Wake of McClatchy Takeover

By Vic Bedoian McClatchy newspapers, the nation’s second largest newspaper chain, was purchased at auction by Chatham Asset Management, a New Jersey–based hedge fund. McClatchy, which began publishing 163...

Living on Occupied Land

By Mike Rhodes Have you ever thought about what the Central Valley was like before it was invaded and taken over by our ancestors? Tulare Lake, which was just...

The Long History of Police Corruption in Fresno

By James Mendez Fresno is on the cusp of a historical mayoral election. Do we break with our past, look to the future and embark on a new pathway...

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr., in Fresno

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Unity Committee of the City of Fresno sponsored the annual MLK march on Jan. 20. The march went from St. John Cathedral to City Hall, where...

2020 Primary Election Endorsement Grid

Note: A dash means that either the organization did not endorse in that race or that our capable staff could not track down the entity’s endorsement. Democrats: California...

Presidential Primary Election Calendar

Feb. 3: Vote-by-mail ballots in the mailFeb. 4: Ballot drop boxes openFeb. 17: Last day to register for this electionFeb. 18–March 3: Conditional Voter Registration periodFeb. 22: Eleven-day Vote Centers openFeb. 25:...

A World Where You Get to Choose Your Future

(Editor’s note: The story below is a creative way of looking at our future and the importance of the upcoming election. Which world would you rather live in?) My...

Fresno Peace in Iran Vigil Coordinates with Nationwide Protests

By Peter MaidenPhotos by Peter Maiden More than 100 people attended a vigil for peace with Iran in Fresno at 5 p.m. on Jan. 9, in one of around...

Activist Shaun King Speaks in Support of Bernie Sanders

Alexandria O'Casey, left, holds a speaker that connects activist Shaun King to an audience in Bernie Sanders campaign headquarters, at 1250 Fulton St. in downtown Fresno on January 2. King is a...

Kern County and the Oil Industry That Refuses to Die

By Community Alliance Staff On Jan. 14, hundreds of oil workers and oil company owners packed the Kern County Administrative Center. They were invited by Kern County supervisors to...

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