The California Air Resources Board will get more than $813 million from a Nov. 14 auction of pollution allowances for its cap-and-trade program. And some of that funding goes to the state’s High-Speed Rail Authority.
With new-home prices on the rise, older homes remain in demand in many markets – not only as starter homes for families, but as investment opportunities for would-be “flippers” anxious to fix ‘em and turn a tidy profit.
About one out of every four civilians against whom law enforcement used force in California last year were killed. But in Valley counties, civilian deaths in such encounters were almost double the statewide rate.
In Fresno County, California, more than 1 in 5 households receive food stamps or other food help, according to the US Census Bureau. Also, more than half of senior citizens in the city cope with a disability.
Where you live in Fresno may have affect how long you live, according to research by federal scientists. It’s the first time that such data at the neighborhood level has been made available to the public.
Apartment rents were higher in Fresno and Clovis than a year ago, with the average cost in August up more than 5 percent. Still, market-rate rents were lower than all but one big or medium-sized California city.
Health inspections in Fresno County, California, restaurants found violations like rodent and roach infestation, water problems, and bacteria that makes you sick. About 80 of 11,300 inspections led to a shutdown.
California cities and counties spent $3.7 billion total on overtime in 2017, a large increase from 2012. Governments say they’re struggling to recruit police. Some say rising pension costs means slower hiring.