Fresno was on its best behavior during the two-day Grizzly Fest, columnist Marek Warszawski says. There were zero arrests, few noise complaints and just the right police presence. Proving fears over the move to Woodward Park were unfounded.
More so than longtime coach Mike Batesole, the decline of Fresno State baseball can be attributed to a university that hasn't invested in what used to be a marquee program. Bee columnist Marek Warszawski explains why.
The recent bust of a Fresno, California marijuana dispensary surely looked impressive on the 6 o'clock news. But under the guise of "protecting the kids," Chief Jerry Dyer only served to further propagate the stigma of a drug that's legal in California.
It's now clear the only water-storage solution our elected officials have proffered for decades – another reservoir on the San Joaquin River – will never garner state funding. Time for our politicians to stop fooling themselves and come up with new proposals.
Trump now can outsource his lone-wolf hawkishness to new hard-liners Bolton and Pompeo, and remind enemies that his art-of-the-deal comprising is their last chance at an agreement. The tough reputations of Pompeo and Bolton now allow Trump to be what he always was – a dealmaker.
False equivalencies, lack of logic and hurt feelings were all on full display Thursday night as Fresno State held a public forum to hash out its latest professorial enfant terrible, Randa Jarrar. Columnist Marek Warszawski picks through the pieces.
The Boy Scouts of America dropping "Boy" from the name of its main program to make way for girl members next year is a welcome development and nothing to get bent out of shape about. Unless you're looking for a reason to be.
From the time Neil Young and Crazy Horse strode onto the stage at Warnors Theater on Tuesday night for the first of three Fresno CA shows, two things were clear: They don't need no stinkin' rehearsals, and the 72-year-old Young hasn't lost a step.
The country is about to witness an investigatory train wreck. In one direction, Robert Mueller’s investigation train is looking for mistakes by Trump campaign. The oncoming train mostly focused on improper or illegal FBI and DOJ behavior. Will the two collide?
Waiting, being patient, accept delays, writes David “Mas” Masumoto. We in the Valley have often heard these excuses as the larger cities and coastal regions of the state were often higher priority for public funds, foundation support and educational initiatives.
This weekend's 104th Clovis Rodeo includes eight Wright family members competing in saddle bronc. They're the subject of "The Last Cowboys," a detailed, sprawling book by Pulitzer Prize winner and former Fresno Bee sports columnist John Branch.
We’re suing Trump because we are standing up for young people and all who remain voiceless in the hope that we will be given the right to simply exist and share our lives with our loved ones. How can we be silent? What if there are no more Iranian Americans?
From the cantaloupe fields of Firebaugh to Reedley College to Wyoming to potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, quarterback Josh Allen's story is one of perseverance and self-belief. Here's what we can learn from it.
Victor Davis Hanson says Trump should keep quiet, stop tweeting his intentions and give no indication of what he might do next. If he decides to act again in the future, then he should do it unexpectedly, with overwhelming force and with the intention that he won’t have to do it again very often.
While Clovis CA Unified School District administrators, including superintendent Eimear O'Farrell, insist the district strives for equality when it comes to student discipline, they acknowledge the public has a different perspective. Bridging that gap will prove difficult, writes columnist Marek Warszawski.
Randa Jarrar clearly wanted attention with her unnecessary, bitter comments about Barbara Bush, marking the death of the former first lady by calling her an "amazing racist." Now Fresno State faces a difficult balancing act on what to do with the English professor, columnist Marek Warszawski says.
For Speaker of the House Paul Ryan – who says he will leave Congress after this term and not run for office again -- making lunches and driving carpool is a step up from having to comment daily on Twitter tantrums or the credibility of porn stars.
Last week, the story of bias against blacks unfolded at Starbucks. It’s not about the store. Nor are police shootings of unarmed black men really about police. No, it’s the same story, and the story is all about us, about we the people and the truths we claim to hold self-evident but don’t.
It will be interesting to see whether the new “Roseanne” show has staying power, writes Dom Giordano of the Philadelphia Daily News. “I don’t know whether the show “normalized” Trump, but it did once again help to “normalize” some of the people who voted for Trump.”
Fresno State's search for a permanent athletic director should start and end with former football coach Pat Hill. The old face of the Bulldogs needs to become the present one. He's just the guy to rescue a sinking program.