Archive: Articles on Homelessness in Fresno

(Articles on homelessness in Community Alliance in chronological order) updated April 8, 2018 City of Fresno Criminalizes Poverty Monday, Sep 23rd, 2002 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2002/09/23/1510061.php The City of Fresno Moves to Evict Homeless from Tent City Saturday, Jan 31st, 2004 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2004/01/31/16692241.php Down...

Fresno Police Shoot Unarmed Man in the Back

Angelo Fernandez had just gotten into the back of his brother’s car after they bought a few things from a discount store at Peach and Belmont. With his brother in the front and his...

A Mother Who Didn’t Let Bullying Destroy Her Family

Sukhvir Kaur, an immigrant from India living in Visalia, knew something was wrong when her oldest son, Anmol, asked, “Mom, do I look different?” He avoided elaborating for a while, but later...

In This Corner: The Case of Laura Robitschek vs. Ray Appleton

By Richard Stone Author’s note: Radio station KMJ is the most powerful and far-reaching station in the area. Ray Appleton is the local face of the station and a full-on participant in the station’s regimen...

REPORT HIGHLY CRITICAL OF FRESNO POLICE DEPARTMENT

By Gerry Bill Something pretty bizarre has been going on at the Fresno Police Department. Apparently unbeknownst to most City leaders, such as the Mayor and the City Manager, FPD Chief Jerry Dyer authorized...

2012 City of Fresno Salary Information

According to the Fresno Bee, 80 City of Fresno employees make more than $130,000 a year. Five employees make more than $200,000 a year. Are these government bureaucrats willing to make the same sacrifice...

Listening to the Ghosts of Fresno

By Paul Gilmore “Every city is full of ghosts, and learning to see some of them is one of the arts of becoming a true local.”—Rebecca Solnit Why in the last couple of months have thousands...

Court Ruling a Blow to Agribusiness Mogul’s Kern Water Bank

By Vic Bedoian In a ruling on March 5, a Sacramento Superior Court judge struck a blow against the operation of the Kern Water Bank. It is the most significant decision to date concerning the...
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A Fresno Epiphany: Swearengin Video Offers Insights on Racism, White Privilege

By Kevin Hall Stark examples of institutionalized racism and White privilege in Fresno burst out publicly in October like a Charlottesville rally of Trump supporters. The tiki torches illuminating the forces of civic and moral failure...

Filing a Complaint Against the Police or the Sheriff

By Community Alliance Staff If you have a complaint you want to file against the Fresno Police Department, visit www.fresno.gov/Government/DepartmentDirectory/Police/IAComplaint.htm and fill out the form. Be sure to fill it out completely and state all...

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