Opinion: When Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, said “let’s be real” about the future of high-speed rail during his State of the State address, he ended up confusing proponents and opponents alike.
After pulling the brakes on the bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom owes San Joaquin Valley residents a fuller explanation of how a truncated segment will help us gain “a fair share of our state’s prosperity.”
Two months have passed since Fresno (CA) state assemblyman Joaquin Arambula’s arrest for misdemeanor child abuse. Time for the Fresno County District Attorney’s office to file charges or let him move on.
Fresno City Councilmember Garry Bredefeld’s Twitter rant on abortion and toxic masculinity, and his doubling down, are part of a careful strategy to stake out the most conservative position for future elections.
The Valley Air District’s new plan to curb particle pollution is a step forward, Fresno (CA) Bee columnist Marek Warszawski writes. However, its success relies on billions in incentives we don’t currently have.
It’s possible to respect retired Marine and newly elected Fresno Unified board member Terry Slatic’s commitment to safety and holding district officials accountable and still believe his actions are out of line.
Opinion: What would Fresno CA be like if there was no smog and residents & visitors got a clear view of the Sierra Nevada mountain range free of air pollution throughout the year instead of only after a storm?
Two stalled projects, River West and the Midtown Trail, would make Fresno a better place. Mayor Lee Brand says he’s in favor of parks and public access to the San Joaquin River. Here’s his chance to prove it.
Saturday’s 74-64 loss to No. 10 Nevada before a season-high 9,586 showed that Save Mart Center can be the setting for a raucous atmosphere. And that Fresno hasn’t completely forgotten how to be a basketball town.
Opinion: Halfway through his first season at Fresno State, men’s basketball coach Justin Hutson is proving he was an excellent hire, leading the Bulldogs to a 12-3 record. The team faces No. 10 Nevada January 12.
State-appointed board votes to halt its own December 2017 decision to build a new road to the river bottom from near Palm & Nees avenues. What does that mean? Fresno (CA) Bee columnist Marek Warszawski explains.
Poop and trash are dirtying American national parks like Yosemite in California. Due to the federal government shutting down, rangers can’t clean and visitors are littering and not doing their part by burying feces.
After a blurred month of excessive “to dos,” on this morning I force myself to sit still, shake the snow globe resting on top of my desk, pretend to catch a few snowflakes on my tongue and revel in the wonder of it all, quieting my mind while house guests sleep.
Looking back on a list of Fresno California area stories that made news but were overshadowed by bigger events going on at the same time. Subjects include the environment, education, mass transit & poverty.
From the worst team in Fresno State history to arguably the best in the span of two seasons? It’s a heart-warming, feel-good, story of perseverance that culminated in a 31-20 Las Vegas Bowl victory over Arizona State.
Fresno State won the Mountain West, is nationally ranked and has a chance to win 12 games for the first time in program history. And for that the Bulldogs get to play the No. 6 team from the Pac-12? Something stinks.
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.