Terry Tumey to be next athletic director at Fresno State

Fresno State president Joseph Castro has hired Terry Tumey as the Bulldogs' next athletics director. Tumey has been the AD at NCAA Division III Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps in Southern California since 2016. Tumey was previously AD at UC Davis.

Thumbs up, thumbs down: New effort to help the homeless, silence by key lawmaker on border separations

Thumbs up to Fresno Mayor Lee Brand and county Supervisor Sal Quintero for leading a new effort to help homeless people move from the streets of Fresno to better homes and lives. The mayor announced formation of the Street 2 Home Fresno County program this past week during the chamber of commerce’s 2018 State of the City luncheon. The initiative will work with community organizations to provide services to people without a home. Saint Agnes Medical Center and its CEO, Nancy Hollingsworth, and the Edward & Jeanne Kashian Family Foundation together donated $100,000 to launch the initiative. Quintero said the program will include the Poverello House and Fresno Rescue Mission. It will focus on finding people transitional and permanent housing while connecting them to services. “The important part is the commitment is there from both sides (city and county) to do something about it,” Quintero said.

HIV infections among youths increasing in Fresno County

An increase in newly diagnosed HIV infections among teens and young adults in Fresno has Toni Harrison, program director at The Living Room in Fresno, concerned about an epidemic.