If you watch the end of FDR’s famous Day of Infamy Speech you see he does not ask Congress to declare war, which is their Constitutional responsibility. FDR asks Congress to recognize a state of war already exists.
Fresno Mayor Lee Brand’s testy, indignant answers to reporter’s questions about his vacation with prominent businessmen Richard Caglia and John Shehadey doesn’t do him, or the city he’s charged with leading, any good.
American Airlines supervisor Tepatasi Scanlan used to fly for free to be with her husband, Fresno County correctional officer Taomalama Scanlan, as he recovers from a September 2016 shooting. Now she drives and may lose her job.
With President Donald Trump leading the chorus of incivility and insult, hate crime in California spiked more than 17 percent between 2016 and 2017. It reflects the state after Proposition 187’s 1994 passage.
When professional soccer finally came to Fresno, Milton Blanco wasn’t ready to hang up his cleats. So the Fresno Fuego fan favorite became the USL club’s top ticket salesman before convincing management he deserved to play (and coach).
Fresno State professor Andrew Fiala writes a weekly column on ethics for The Fresno Bee. For the week of July 15, 2018, he reflects on world integration as he attends the International Society for Universal Dialogue biannual congress in Lima, Peru.
Assemblyman Jim Patterson said the DMV promised to increase operating hours including Saturdays, and less crowding and waiting for customers. Despite an increased budget to accomplish that, Patterson says the DMV has failed to deliver its promises.