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China Syndrome or Chinatown?

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

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

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