As bulldozers and other big equipment slowly make their way down Fulton Mall, tearing out concrete paths and taking down trees to make way for asphalt streets and vehicle traffic, Fresno Bee photographer John Walker took a final stroll to record the last days of the once-historic walkway.
The Fresno City Council approved an agreement Thursday with the Central Unified School District for weekend use of playground areas at Steinbeck and McKinley elementary schools in the western part of the city. An agreement between the city and the Fresno Unified School District for the use of 14 school sites is expected to be approved in May.
Oroville congressman and bipartisan group of legislators say that Congress had not intended for tribal gaming on a site over the objection of state voters. But North Fork officials say it’s taken more than a decade to get the final stage.
A Lindsay man is suing the city, alleging use of excessive force and wrongful death after his grown son stopped breathing in the back of a police car while reportedly hog-tied. Police said he died of a methamphetamine overdose.
Fresno’s Dog Pound gang: Court documents reveal how its leaders made plans in a meeting at San Joaquin Hotel and raked in millions of dollars in criminal enterprises. But after an April crackdown, 18 gang members face federal charges involving murder, prostitution and more. An attorney for one gang member expects a grand jury indictment soon.