Conflict and Contradiction for Fresno’s Nuclear Ambitions Fresnans looking for some cozy holiday movie watching might consider curling up with two classic California films from the 1970s—The China [...] Continue Reading
Opinion and Analysis from the Grassroots
Silence is betrayal! - A GREEN Outlook By Richard Gomez Green Party Gubernatorial candidate Laura Wells is expected to be in Fresno on October 1st and 2nd. To help or for more information call me at [...] Continue Reading
Hmong Gardeners Find a Home-Finally!
Almost two years ago, 13 Hmong families began to hear that they no longer would have access to the city-owned lot where they had been gardening for more than 10 years. What followed was outrage as [...] Continue Reading
Progressive News Briefs
Video Surveillance Increases with no Accountability By: Mike Rhodes Mayor Ashley Swearengin announced on April 14 that the city has placed an additional 10 video surveillance cameras in downtown [...] Continue Reading
Fresno Earth Day 2010: What’s the Big Deal with Earth Day?
By Jessica Mast Words from a friend’s grandfather can be disheartening but somehow utterly hilarious at the same time: “What is the big deal with Earth Day? The Earth has been around for millions of [...] Continue Reading
A Nuke in Fresno’s Stocking?
By: David Weisman He wasn’t wearing a red suit or sporting a full white beard, but Santa Claus did drop into Fresno last December. Adopting the more recognizable form of John Hutson, he stepped from [...] Continue Reading
Fresno Greens Begin Anew in 2010
“So flower power didn’t work, okay, we start again.”—John Lennon The Fresno County Green Party is reenergizing itself from within and looks forward to a successful rebuilding effort in 2010. In a [...] Continue Reading
From the Greenhouse: ‘Feed-in Tariff’
By: Franz Wienschenk If you live in the Central Valley and plan to buy a solar system, on average, the array that will be on your roof will pay for approximately 80% of your monthly electric bill. [...] Continue Reading
Green Washing the Milk
By: Robert Gammon Editor's Note: This article was originally printed in the East Bay Express The organic dairy industry has fallen on rough financial times in the past year. Small farmers have been [...] Continue Reading