Steve Moua said he pitched the plan for a Hmong homeland on TV because “we are the indigenous people of Asia. That is our home.” He denied taking advantage of anyone: “People have a right to donate. We never harmed anyone.”
The Fresno businessman, speaking in Hmong, says that despite the conviction of his Minnesota colleague for what federal prosecutors said was a scam, Moua plans to reunite with Seng Xiong once he's free again and keep working toward the homeland goal.
Woodlake resident Clarissa Renteria shares a moving story about her struggle to afford pads and tampons, including feeling like a burden to her family. She has used toilet paper or newspaper in the place of menstrual products
Virginia La Salle, with Linda Crowder, offer prayers for anyone walking or driving by the canopies they set up at Van Ness and Belmont avenues. La Salle is leading a campaign to have 100 prayer tents around Fresno this weekend. The purpose: To help anyone who wants prayer.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said he was “stunned” and “broken-hearted” by the comments made by Rep. Frederica Wilson on the President’s phone to the widow of a fallen soldier during the Thursday’s press briefing.
The Miami Gardens Representative addressed the issue while attending at a hearing she organized to get expert opinions on what needs to change to protect frail and dependent people in the future. Mental health, emergency operations, fire rescue and nursing home personnel lined a table opposite Wilson and other elected officials.
The Walden Grove High School PAC dance team performed a Wizard of Oz routine with current music mixed in at the school's homecoming assembly in Sahuarita, Arizona. A video of the performance posted to YouTube on Sept. 29 has been viewed more than 1.2 million times.
Watch and listen as former Fresno mayor Ashley Swearengin describes the dramatic changes to Fulton Street as seen from drone video. After winning the fight to reopen the mall to traffic, proponents like Swearengin are looking forward to big things for downtown Fresno.
Valley Children's Zara Arboleda describes how employees of Crown Window Cleaning of Fresno returned to Valley Children's Hospital dressed as superheroes, hoping to bring smiles and cheer for the young patients. Batman and Spider-Man washed windows rappelling from the roof while Robin, Star-Lord, and Iron Man watched from below.