New Feature Starting in February

New Feature Starting in February
Local author and Community Alliance writer Richard Stone signs copies of his new book, Hidden in Plain Sight: Profiles of Fresno’s Unsung Progressive Activists, at the WILPF Craft Faire on Dec. 14. Stone’s latest book is a compilation of his “Profiles From the Grassroots” and “Credo” columns published in the Community Alliance newspaper over the years. For information about purchasing a copy,

Starting with the February edition, the Community Alliance newspaper will have a new monthly series called “Five Heads Are Better Than One” edited by Richard Stone. A topic will have been proposed in the preceding issue for readers to respond to briefly (up to 200 words). Stone will select four reader entries to print along with his response.

In addition, readers of this paper will be invited to join Stone (and a guest expert) in a discussion of the topic to be held at the Fresno Center for Nonviolence (1584 N. Van Ness Ave.) on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

The first topic for response is: In today’s economy, is a college education worth the cost? What alternatives might be considered?

Send (or hand-deliver) responses to Richard Stone, c/o FCNV, 1584 N. Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA 93728, or e-mail For more information, call 559-266-2559.


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    The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

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