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Fresno: A Tale of Two Cities

Fresno is two cities, like most American cities. It’s a city of haves and have nots. It’s near the bottom of the list in America for income equality. Some of the haves are employers who fail to pay [...] Continue Reading

Across the Tracks

Photo Essay by David Bacon (Editor’s note: Photojournalist David Bacon visited Fresno in November 2022. He walked around downtown Fresno and captured some special moments he now shares with us. His [...] Continue Reading

Progressive, Local/Independent News

The April 2023 Issue of the Community Alliance is now online. You can read the print version of the paper at the link below. This is a .pdf of the April 2023 Community Alliance newspaper. There are [...] Continue Reading

Beyond Racism and Resignations

Recent disclosures that Los Angeles City Council members and a union official racially denounced others compels us to deal with racism, colorism and anti-Blackness interwoven with classism for it [...] Continue Reading

The Ineffective Leadership of Fresno

Thanks for the great, informative June issue! On the front page, an excellent explanation of Measure C helped many of us realize what a mess all of this is and how totally ineffective the “leadership” [...] Continue Reading

A March for Their Rights

A group of farmworkers marched 335 miles from the United Farm Workers’ (UFW) headquarters near Delano to the State Capitol in Sacramento. The three-week march was aimed at pressuring Governor Gavin [...] Continue Reading

Gun Violence in Fresno 

The recent mass killings at a parade in Highland Park, Ill.; an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas; and a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., brought increased media and political attention to the [...] Continue Reading