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Can leaders learn from losses?

Voters rejected four local sales tax measures last month. Millions of dollars later—much of it in public funds—they have perhaps taught local leaders some valuable lessons, at least those who have [...] Continue Reading

Climate Quest Begins Anew

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”—Bilbo Baggins As American democracy slips further into a darkness that [...] Continue Reading

Deadly Hospitals, Divided Houses

Are hospitals killing Fresno? Has the House of Labor split asunder? Is the Democratic Party divided? Why, yes, but that’s nothing new, it’s just much worse than anyone realized. Underlying the [...] Continue Reading

Setback Zones from Oil and Gas Approved

As Mexicans, we have always celebrated Sept. 16 because it is Mexico’s Independence Day. But Sept. 16, 2022, had a new meaning for us and 3 million other California residents. Why? Because Governor [...] Continue Reading

Political Humor

Rumor Has It… On his recent visit to Saudi Arabia, President Joe Biden said he did not feel any nervousness or anxiety in meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman until he saw what was [...] Continue Reading