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Hells Angels Wait In Line For 5 Days To Buy Bikes For Homeless Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact

The Hells Angels may enjoy racing down highways in Harleys, but they'll also wait in a stagnant line for days if it means putting a smile on a kid's f...

Alena Hall

The Unlikely Story Of How Rugby Changed The Future For These Inner City Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact

When Lana Shields, 68, came across a local newspaper article highlighting her once-rival high school in 2011, she paid particularly close attention. A...

Reflections of a University President, One Year into the Job

Joseph I. Castro | Posted 11.29.2014 | College
Joseph I. Castro

Just over a year ago, I began serving as the eighth President of California State University, Fresno. I had big shoes to fill following my predecessor, who served for 23 years. I wanted to share with other new presidents a few lessons I have learned.

4 Ways to Tell If Your Internship Is Worth Your Time

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

When it comes to applying and choosing an internship, it's okay to be picky. Even though you're still a student your time does matter, so make the most of it. Here are four ways to tell you're getting a worthwhile experience.

Politician Who Helped Bail Out Wall Street Spends Week In Homeless Shelter, Donates $500

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari appears to be determined to prove to every Californian he's the man for the job, regardless of where ...

Ryan Grim

Man Begins Prison Sentence For Working In Legal Medical Pot Shop

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Monday afternoon, Robert Duncan will report to Mendota Federal Correctional Institution near Fresno, Calif., to begin a two-year prison sentence. His ...

Dad Watches As Wife, 4 Kids Die In Car Crash

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California man helplessly watched his wife and four young children perish in a fiery crash after trying unsuccessful...

The Worst-Run Cities In America

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St. A federal judge granted Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing earlier this month, making it the largest municipal bankruptcy...

The Inspiring Way One 7-Eleven Is Keeping Kids Out Of Trouble

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

In hopes keeping kids out of trouble in a crime-ridden area, a Fresno, Calif. 7-Eleven store is giving out free Slurpees to children for each book the...

3 Stolen Reptiles Found, 1 Python Still Missing

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Weird News

FRESNO, Calif. -- Three of four reptiles that were swiped from a science museum and thrown together into a garbage bag during a heist were recovered F...

City Diverts 73 Percent Of Trash From Landfill

Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

From National Geographic's Dan Stone: (Click here for original story.) Pop quiz. If I asked you to name some of the country’s most innovat...

The Book "Valley of Dreams and Shadows" Reveals a Reality About Farmworkers Many Don't Accept

Eduardo Stanley | Posted 08.31.2012 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Stanley

The book, "Valley of Dreams and Shadows" has 154 pages and over 110 beautifully printed photos. It is not a collection of pictures accompanied by texts, but a careful and critical photographic essay that took five years to complete.

10 Cities Where Your Car Is More Likely To Be Stolen

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money

Car thieves are slacking. The number of auto thefts in the U.S. fell for the eighth consecutive year last year, according to a study recently relea...

Schools Must Pull Kids in, Not Turn Them Away

Robert Ross | Posted 05.30.2012 | Education
Robert Ross

For each day that a young person is suspended from school, his or her educational attainment experiences a setback.

Fifth-Graders Attempt To Poison Teacher With Coffee, Cupcake

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

Teachers beware: The bad apples in your classrooms may be the ones left on educators' desks. One instructor at Balderas Elementary in Fresno, Calif...

The Rise And Fall Of Spanish-Language Weekly Newspapers In California

Eduardo Stanley | Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Stanley

Spanish-language weeklies created by English-language dailies, which began to emerge in the mid in California's Central Valley in the 1990s, are now disappearing.

LOOK: Car Lands On Roof

Posted 01.05.2012 | Weird News

He won't want to give up that parking spot. Police in California say that a man driving a stolen vehicle at unsafe speeds struck a rock and then a ...

HuffPost Guides: China Peak Mountain Resort

The Huffington Post | Angela Clark | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

China Peak Mountain Resort in California is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Tra...

Heating and Air Pollution

Marcelo Mena | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcelo Mena

What's the point of spending money on all clean technology, when it is clearly more cost-effective to clean up residential wood burning?

Movie Review: Dirty Girl

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dirty Girl barely elicits a chuckle and, indeed, provokes groans with its obvious use of '80s artifacts.

California's High-Speed Rail Mistake

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In an ideal world there would be enough money to build both the high-speed rail and all the regional mass transit California needs. But we don't live in that Emerald City.

Obama Launches Community-Based Urban Program To Spark Growth

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- The Obama administration is launching a pilot program designed to spark economic growth in urban America by partnering federal officials wi...

WATCH: High School Senior Class Lip Sync Parting Words

Posted 08.18.2011 | Education

In a single take, seniors from Clovis High School take viewers on an 11-minute, unedited lip-syncing journey through campus grounds and the many facet...

Fresno Homeless Man Commemorates Deceased Companions

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Reporting from Fresno The flower is fake, the puppy belongs to a 24-year-old homeless woman and this strip of dirt under a highway overpass that Ray P...

PHOTOS: Most Walkable Cities In The U.S. -- Did YOURS Make The Cut?

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cul-de-sacs are so passé. Having a walkable city isn't just about avoiding smelly car exhaust and noise pollution, fighting climate change, or curb...