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  • DAVID MAS MASUMOTO

    David Mas Masumoto: Creativity's food revolution

    Sacramento’s Farm to Fork Celebration. Fresno’s Food Expo. The San Francisco Fancy Food Show. All are about food and engagement. The junction of art and business and the rise of the artisan entrepreneur.

  • OPINION

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: Why serious people discount Fox News

    If you live with aberrance long enough, you can forget it’s aberrance. You can forget that facts matter, that logic is important, that science is critical, that he who speaks claptrap loudly still speaks claptrap — and that claptrap has no place in reasoned and informed debate

  • OTHER OPINIONS

    Victor Davis Hanson: Remembering Churchill, the lion of the 20th century

    The wisdom and spirit of Winston Churchill not only saved Britain from the Third Reich, but Western civilization from a Nazi Dark Ages when there was no other nation willing to take up that defense.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Publish photos of gangs

    As I ponder the latest execution of another victim in our community, I wish something could be done to fight back against those who continually commit these crimes.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Opt your students out

    Regarding The Bee’s editorial (Jan. 18) on the real test of Common Core: These new standards, “aimed at better preparing kids for 21st century college coursework and career choices” were never field tested, internationally bench marked or proved successful for improving student...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Make polluters pay

    Many people believe that the free market is the best way to deal with economic issues. Right now, we all pay for the pollution in our air and water that is caused by corporations. We pay in taxes and with our health. What if polluters paid for their pollution?

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Neuter North Korea

    With sanctions already in place against North Korea, even Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce, R-California, admits adding more will have little impact (“Obama to unveil cyber security initiatives” online Jan. 13).

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Jesus wouldn’t waterboard

    What would Jesus do? Waterboard? Absurd. Judging by how Sam Lukes (letter Jan. 18) interprets the Bible, I would almost expect him to be missing an eye or a hand if he takes Jesus’ words literally. (Matthew 5:29-30).

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Children’s Hospital decision

    Regarding Valley Children’s Hospital: I am in full agreement with Dr. Aimee Abu-Shamsieh (Jan. 11 letter). In severing its relationship with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, Children’s has undermined years of work to get a medical training program here in Fresno and the work...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    A family’s duty

    The front page story of the Jan. 17 Bee regarding the school lunch challenge should concern every citizen.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Don’t destroy ecosystem

    A recent letter by Ms. Joyce Orr (Jan. 20) shows that she, among others, does not remember that the Endangered Species Act passed by the Nixon administration covered species that are beneficial to our ecologic environment; the delta smelt, being one.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    HSR is a blessing

    I would like to respond to Congressman Jeff Denham’s Jan. 17 Sacramento Bee op-ed concerning high-speed rail.

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