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Poor roads make vehicles work harder than they should

California is in a fight over fuel economy with Washington. But what California state officials and its drivers don’t realize is the quality of the state’s roads has an important impact the amount of fuel we use. It’s not just potholes either – the smoothness and stiffness of the roads we drive on determines how hard our vehicles have to work to reach their destination.

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New campaign provides loans to Latina-owned businesses

In California small businesses are the fastest-growing segment of the economy, employing nearly half of the state’s workforce, but they continue to have the hardest time accessing capital. Between 2007 and 2016, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. grew five times faster than the national average. During this time, Latina businesses grew by 137 percent.

Fresno Bee editors on Free Press editorial

Fresno Bee editor Joe Kieta and editorial page editor Tad Weber respond to media-bashing by President Trump