Posted by George Hostetter on February 25, 2014
Fresno’s debate on the homeless has taken a dramatic turn.
The turn is this: Homelessness as an all-consuming issue that divides the city is gone.
I’m guessing it’s gone forever. The key step was last summer’s decision by Mayor Ashley Swearengin to raze four high-profile downtown homeless encampments.
Posted by George Hostetter on February 24, 2014
A handful of thoughts on Fulton Mall:
Posted by George Hostetter on February 20, 2014
I’m working on an advance story for the Feb. 27 Fresno City Council meeting. That’s when the council is expected to vote on the future of Fulton Mall — bring back cars to the six blocks between Tuolumne and Inyo avenues, spruce up the place or leave it as is?
Posted by George Hostetter on February 17, 2014
Joe Levy helped me see why the Valley’s economy is such a mess.
Posted by George Hostetter on February 18, 2014
My newsroom colleague Marek Warszawski delivered another thought-provoking production of “The War Zone” in the Feb. 17 edition of The Bee’s Sports Section. Here’s one of his items: