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Fresno Police Chief Accused of Racism A lawsuit, filed in Fresno Superior Court in February, says that Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer’s ringtone for Cynthia Sterling, an African-American former City [...] Continue Reading

Revive the San Joaquin

Revive the San Joaquin is hosting the San Joaquin River Faire at Lost Lake Park on Saturday, August 21. The event will have live music, food, fishing, canoeing, environmental education booths and [...] Continue Reading

Scrap the Water Bond

Whether you call it "the water bond" or Proposition 18, the California legislature should scrap this proposed bond measure currently slated for the November 2010 ballot-not postpone it to 2012. Passed [...] Continue Reading

A Major Pollutant Goes Unregulated

Nearly three decades ago, federal scientists discovered the cause of a massive die-off of fish and birds at the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County, 10 miles north of Los Banos. [...] Continue Reading

Whose Water? Our Water!

Water Management--or Mismanagement--in Canada and California They say water is the new oil-the likely cause of future wars, and some current wars as well. Everywhere in the world water is an issue one [...] Continue Reading