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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...

Modernism, Fresno and the Future of a City's Heart

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The face of US post-war urban planning was irrevocably changed with the opening of Fresno, California's Fulton Mall, in 1964.

Paul Krugman: The Lights Are Literally Going Out On America

nytimes.com | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The lights are going out all over America -- literally. Colorado Springs has made headlines with its desperate attempt to save money by turning off a ...

Arthur Delaney

State, Local Governments To Fire 481,000 Workers: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To cover for lost tax revenues, local governments will fire nearly 500,000 workers in the coming year, according to a national survey of counties and ...

Chegg Rent-Don't-Buy Textbook Mantra Takes Hold In California Schools

Business Week | Ari Levy and Joseph Galante | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

May 3 (Bloomberg) -- No more $120 chemistry books. That's the message from textbook-rental service Chegg Inc., which is urging college students to s...

Repeat Police Offenders Remain on Force and Hidden from Public

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

In a joint investigation, ColorLines and the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute discovered dozens of Fresno police officers involved in repeat inappropriate shootings of civilians.