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Setting the Course for Tomorrow

By Ruth Gadebusch On April 9, women will have caught up with the pay that men made by Dec. 31. Despite all the efforts through the years to equalize pay for equal work women still lag behind, [...] Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor – March 2013

Fresno Police Accused of Excessive Force I am writing to you as a local business owner, a concerned citizen and, unfortunately, as a victim of assault by a Fresno police officer, who violated my [...] Continue Reading

Why They Still Suffer

By Leonard Adame I didn’t like the statues, which to me were real people frozen forever. I wanted to know why they were in pain and crumpled, always looking down at me, the blame in their eyes making [...] Continue Reading

It Ain’t Me, Babe!

By Maria Telesco Cardinal Roger Mahony recently joined historic figures French Army Captain Alfred Dreyfus, American Army Lieutenant William Calley, Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno, attorney Lynne [...] Continue Reading

The Good Fight

By Donald Ray Young Prop 34, the Savings Accountability and Full Enforcement Act, failed by a narrow 52%–48% split. Just enough to expose the execution chamber. But not enough for us to forget the [...] Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor – February 2013

Thanks, Fresno, for a Real Christmas Miracle [The] Inmate Family Council and collaborating churches knew it was time to get the Goodie Bags ready for the ladies in Chowchilla Prison. The warden told [...] Continue Reading

Bottom Line

By Javier Aguirre This is an open letter to all legislators, school administrators, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the federal government. The rush to implement new gun laws and new [...] Continue Reading

Iceland & Greece in the Global Crisis

By Alex Vavoulis Iceland, an independent country, is in the North Atlantic between North America and Europe, and Greece is a country in southern Europe. Both have suffered because of the global [...] Continue Reading