Opinion

Armen Bacon

When grief is everywhere

July 17 marked year 12 of son Alex’s passing

This year it is especially daunting since the entire nation also grieves – blanketed in its own unique, complicated sorrow

Grief is not something you get over; any way you get through it is heroic

Editorials

In Trump vs. Clinton, will fear trump facts?

This week at the Democratic National Convention, the scene, we hope, will be different than what transpired at the Republican National Convention. Hillary Clinton will have a chance to appeal with hope and rationality to voters and to offer more fact-based solutions to the nation’s problems, which are considerable, but objectively nowhere near Donald Trump’s grim landscape.

Editorials

Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to sprinter Don Cheek, 86, for his world-class accomplishments in the Senior Games. Thumbs up to Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro for his leadership award. Thumbs down to Attorney General Kamala Harris for her lack of oversight on an important ballot measure on criminal sentencing.

Videos

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight

A typical day somewhere deep within an aging and neglected Fresno apartment complex long ignored by city leaders ...
SW Parra swparra@fresnobee.com
'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight 1:19

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight

Fresno woman becomes an adoptive mother at 96 1:44

Fresno woman becomes an adoptive mother at 96

Keeping Fresno park trees alive in drought 1:06

Keeping Fresno park trees alive in drought

Vietnam veteran talks about his experiences, take aways 5:21

Vietnam veteran talks about his experiences, take aways