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Stop the Hate Day in Fresno

The City of Fresno declared June 7 as the initial Stop the Hate Day. In recognition of the Stop the Hate coalition’s work, City Council President Annalisa Perea, Mayor Jerry Dyer, Fresno Police Chief [...] Continue Reading

Bitwise: Fact versus Fantasy

Fresno’s infamous Bitwise Industries saga continues as court proceedings are scheduled this summer, and chatter persists about the embroiled company and its scheming co-CEOs, Jake Soberal and Irma [...] Continue Reading

Central Valley Briefs

Taxpayer Deception Act Pulled from November Ballot  The California Supreme Court released an opinion on June 20 ordering the Secretary of State to “refrain from taking any steps” that would [...] Continue Reading

Delano Residents Take Charge

Last year, Delano residents attempted to pass a stricter rent control ordinance that would be easy to enforce at the local level. The ordinance did not pass the City Council. Residents then moved on [...] Continue Reading

Hands Off the Uhuru 3!

Jesse Nevel of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement was the interviewee on the June 12 episode of the Fresno Center for Nonviolence–sponsored Stir It Up on KFCF 88.1 FM. He discussed just the movement itself [...] Continue Reading

Día del Orgullo en Fresno

El 1 de junio tuvo lugar en Fresno 34avo. Festival Anual del Orgullo 2024 (o Pride Parade, en inglés), que contó con la presencia de aproximadamente 20.000 personas, además de autoridades locales. El [...] Continue Reading

Hate Speech and Crimes

Genocide and mass atrocities are commonly preceded and accompanied by “dangerous speech”—hate speech that has the potential to influence people to accept, condone or commit violence against targeted [...] Continue Reading

Central Valley Briefs

Rent Control in Delano? In a groundbreaking effort to address the housing affordability crisis, concerned citizens of Delano have turned in thousands of signatures to qualify a rent control [...] Continue Reading

Central Valley Briefs

Coalinga-Huron Teachers Vote to Strike On April 15, educators from the Coalinga-Huron Unified Teachers Association (CHUTA) voted to authorize a strike if a settlement cannot be reached by early [...] Continue Reading