Three Fresno, California councilmen propose to fine drivers who hand out donations to panhandlers at intersections. The Bee’s opinion is that the law would be ineffective and there are better ways to help those in need.
Opinion: Putting an end to the death penalty in California for 737 inmates on death row is a bad choice by Gavin Newsom. Instead, the governor should make his case to voters through a new ballot initiative.
Opinion: Fresno, California, Mayor Lee Brand needs to remember his campaign promise and let Fresno citizens help find the next chief of police to replace Jerry Dyer through an open, transparent selection process.
In the opinion of The Fresno Bee, California’s Central Valley has a critical need for more federal judges. The last judgeship was created in the late 1970s. Congress needs to make new judgeships a priority.
The San Joaquin River Conservancy is trying to decide on public access to the waterway in Fresno, California. The Bee’s opinion is that Riverview Drive is best because another road to the river would also open up.
The Fresno Bee’s editor, Joe Kieta, says the newsroom is not bias to liberal or conservative views but seeks daily to pursue the facts & report the news, shedding light on issues in the Fresno, California, area.
The editorial board of The Fresno Bee is endorsing Nasreen Johnson in the special election on March 5, 2019, for Fresno County, California, Board of Supervisors, filling the seat left by Andreas Borgeas.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom scales back the proposed high-speed rail system to just the Valley. Gone for now are rail lines to San Francisco and Los Angeles. The decision impacts Valley’s economic hopes.
An industrial park project in southwest Fresno, California, is on hold so developer Richard Caglia can study an environmental impact report. Mayor Lee Brand emphasized the need for public hearings on the plans.
Newly elected California Governor Gavin Newsom shocked city officials across the state when he sued Huntington Beach over its housing plan. They should not be surprised. He means to solve the housing crisis.
Making sure the newsroom is transparent, executive editor of The Fresno Bee in California, Joe Kieta, offers answers to questions from readers about how the newspaper gets story ideas and reports the news,.
Gordon Scott, who served as a US Navy petty officer 3rd class on the USS Lexington during World War II, survived the ship's 1942 attack in the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first aircraft carrier to aircraft carrier battle in history.