Debate is raging about removing memorials and renaming public spaces dedicated to Confederate leaders. But all’s quiet at the Pentagon, even though 10 major Army bases in the South honor Confederate leaders, including one named for the rumored chief of the Georgia Ku Klux Klan.
Former state lawmaker Ross Johnson, a conservative Republican who served 26 years in the Assembly and Senate and three more as chairman of Fair Political Practices Commission, died Wednesday August 16, 2017.
ALAVEZOS — Connie Yvonne Alavezos, 76, of Squaw Valley died Aug. 11. She was a surgical secretary for Fresno Community Hospital. No services will be held. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.
The Atlanta Falcons will play seven of their eight home games at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sundays, a day that Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed. But the stadium will host Atlanta United soccer games, two college football games, the SEC championship game and a Garth Brooks concert.
In more than a dozen interviews, black Republicans across the nation blame Trump’s much maligned response to the Charlottesville, Va. events on his inexperience as a politician and they accuse Americans of holding Trump to a different standard than others.
Racial violence in Charlottesville has fueled a renewed push to remove Civil War memorials honoring Confederate soldiers. The efforts took off after 9 black parishners were gunned down in a South Carolina church in 2015, but continue to face resistance in some Southern states.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom cited California's pluralism and diversity as a role model for the world before launching into policy issues during a meet and greet session organized by the Fresno County Democratic Party on Tuesday afternoon in Fresno.
Eric Paul ZamoraThe Fresno Bee
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