Pushing for prison realignment change
Lynne Brown with Advocates for Public Safety said, "It's a huge public safety issue. The statistics across the state with violent crime or property crime are ramping up after decades of decline." In Fresno, roughly one quarter of the murders this year ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Posted by arlia at 9:45 AM
Valley illustrator at Arts Center
Chances are if you have lived in the Central Valley for the past 30 years and read its largest newspaper, you have viewed Doug Hansen's illustrations. Hansen, who worked for The Fresno Bee for more than 30 years, is now a professor at California State ...
Posted by arlia at 8:45 AM
Fresno State Students Facing Another Tuition Hike
SAN FRANCISCO â" A California State University panel approved a plan Tuesday to raise tuition by 5 percent early next year if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative and trigger a $250 million funding cut to the 23-campus system. The CSU board ...
Posted by arlia at 7:45 AM
Valley briefs: Caltrans will activate connector meters
The California Department of Transportation will activate its first freeway-to-freeway connector ramp meters in the northbound lanes of Highway 41 from eastbound and westbound Highway 180 today. The ramp meters will be fully functional from 4:15 to 6 ...
Posted by arlia at 4:45 AM
Dialogue continues between SPCA, Fresno
With a little more than a week to go until doomsday, officials at Fresno City Hall are trying behind the scenes to convince an old but aggrieved partner to continue providing the city's animal-control services. Whether it's short-term or long-term is ...
Posted by arlia at 3:45 AM
Setting up the kill
In sports, possibly the biggest cheers and fan praises are reserved for the players who rack up goals, points, touchdownsâ"and kills. In fast-paced volleyballâ"a sport that seems to increase in suspense the longer the ball fails to hit the groundâ"the ...
Posted by arlia at 2:45 AM
Earth Log: Is China's ozone a big problem in Valley?
Scientists are exploring a game-changer in the battle over cleaning up the San Joaquin Valley's air: China might make bigger contributions to the ozone problem than anyone knows. Researchers already have established that pollution is floating eastward ...
Posted by arlia at 1:45 AM