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Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale 1:18

Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale

Public expresses views on proposed Rental Housing Improvement Act in Fresno 3:08

Public expresses views on proposed Rental Housing Improvement Act in Fresno

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight 1:19

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight

Tsev neeg nyob nrog kab laum, tuaj pwm thiab lwm yam, vim li cas ho tsis muaj leej twg pab? 3:37

Tsev neeg nyob nrog kab laum, tuaj pwm thiab lwm yam, vim li cas ho tsis muaj leej twg pab?

Nws ntsia nws tus txiv tuag hauv lub tsev apartment uas txias heev: ‘Nws thev tsis taug no’ 2:32

Nws ntsia nws tus txiv tuag hauv lub tsev apartment uas txias heev: ‘Nws thev tsis taug no’

Fresno landlord vows to be vigilant about his apartments' conditions 3:00

Fresno landlord vows to be vigilant about his apartments' conditions

Watch Fresno's blight line move north over the decades 0:33

Watch Fresno's blight line move north over the decades

Woman in run-down Fresno apartment fears for safety of her family 2:11

Woman in run-down Fresno apartment fears for safety of her family

A tenant's losing battle against roaches: 'I don't know where so many come from' 1:47

A tenant's losing battle against roaches: 'I don't know where so many come from'

See Fresno's long history with housing blight and discrimination 2:01

See Fresno's long history with housing blight and discrimination

  • Apartment family lives with roaches, mice, mold and neglect. Why will no one help?

    Luis Decubas, his wife and children live in a southeast Fresno apartment that is infested with roaches and mice. He says he has called his landlord and city government but the conditions persist. The family is part of Fresno's entrenched problem with blighted housing, a crisis that affects the pocketbooks and standards of living of everyone in the city.

Housing Blight

Apartment family lives with roaches, mice, mold and neglect. Why will no one help?

Luis Decubas, his wife and children live in a southeast Fresno apartment that is infested with roaches and mice. He says he has called his landlord and city government but the conditions persist. The family is part of Fresno's entrenched problem with blighted housing, a crisis that affects the pocketbooks and standards of living of everyone in the city.

Housing Blight

Living in Misery: About the project

A disaster at a central Fresno apartment complex last fall forced public attention on a problem that has beset California’s fifth-largest city for more than a century: substandard housing. Tenants of low-income apartments are the victims of landlords who collect rent but don’t maintain safe and healthy housing.

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Zip line right into adventure and a wonderful view of Lake Tahoe at Heavenly resort

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Pair of rangers fiddle away for guests at Yosemite Visitor Center

Watch Yosemite crew cut, clear big tree blocking trail in timelapse video 0:28

Watch Yosemite crew cut, clear big tree blocking trail in timelapse video

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Bear breaks into house, opens fridge as homeowners are asleep

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Summer skiers wear shorts, bikinis and stars and stripes

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Free Fishing Day is Saturday - no license needed

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This peaceful Yosemite creek offers small, quiet wonder next to massive Half Dome and roaring falls 0:34

This peaceful Yosemite creek offers small, quiet wonder next to massive Half Dome and roaring falls

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Injured on the American River Parkway: 'He hit him about as hard as you could probably hit somebody.'

Tour Yosemite National Park gateway communities on your next visit

Yosemite National Park has posted a video to help visitors better experience the natural attraction. Among the park’s ideas for getting the most out of a trip to the area is to explore some of the gateway communities just outside the park for opportunities to horseback ride, fly-fish, mountain bike and more.
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Tour Yosemite National Park gateway communities on your next visit 1:26

Tour Yosemite National Park gateway communities on your next visit

Zip line right into adventure and a wonderful view of Lake Tahoe at Heavenly resort 0:51

Zip line right into adventure and a wonderful view of Lake Tahoe at Heavenly resort

Pair of rangers fiddle away for guests at Yosemite Visitor Center 3:19

Pair of rangers fiddle away for guests at Yosemite Visitor Center

Watch Yosemite crew cut, clear big tree blocking trail in timelapse video 0:28

Watch Yosemite crew cut, clear big tree blocking trail in timelapse video