Opinion

Valley Voices

Why I am marching on Saturday

I followed the presidencies of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, fascinated not only by the politics but the decency of those who sought and occupied the office. While I certainly had preferences during each race, I never worried that the outcome of the election would threaten the center of my being, until now.

Letters to the Editor

Setting it straight

A letter to the editor in the Jan. 14 editions of The Bee from Andrea L. Daw of Fresno gave the wrong birth date for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He was born on Jan. 15, 1929, not Jan. 20.

Valley Voices

Nurses are neither doctors nor handmaidens

There are overlapping functions between nurses and physicians. How the two intersect became a Fresno court matter in December. Who should have been injecting Botox in a medical spa where the service was rendered? What was the role of the nurse in that office? What was the role of the physician?

Letters to the Editor

Jefferson wanted religious freedoms

Thomas Jefferson, in his description of the “separation of church and state” to the Danbury Baptist association, meant that all religions, regardless of size or title, are entitled to religious freedom and equal representation within the sphere of religion and not fear government interference in their rights of religious conscience.

Letters to the Editor

Dignitaries praising gambling casino?

But then I reconsidered my astonishment to “If that isn’t typical Fresno.” Of all people, law enforcement should be specifically aware of the many ruined families, missed rent payments, no food for the children and, divorces that are created by compulsive gamblers.

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Enter this week's caption contest for a chance at free coffee

Scott Tredwell won our last caption contest, but don't worry, there's another one this week.
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Enter this week's caption contest for a chance at free coffee

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Loretta Susan Carr is this week's caption contest winner

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San Joaquin Valley farmers continue to drill even as groundwater limits loom

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The politics of graduation rates