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Where There’s Smoke

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com On August 31st, Fresno’s Office of Cannabis Oversight announced its tentative list of recipients for cannabis business permits in the city. Twenty-one applicants were selected, three for each of the city’s…

Anthony Flores’ Dickishness is the Point

By Jaguar Bennett  | jaguarbennett@gmail.com Of the many mysteries surrounding Adventure Church’s attempted purchase of the Tower Theatre, the one I find most mysterious is this: Why does Adventure Church Pastor Anthony Flores take such…

Masks for Dummies XV

By I. Smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Dear reader, wherever you live, you should know the Covid data in your area. Do you? If you’ve been following this Masks for Dummies series, you already know…

Drinks Around the Valley

Dav Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com September is here again. That means summer will soon be mercifully drawing to an end. And with that end brings sweet relief from the brutal triple-digit temperatures that have been pummeling…

If the Tower Theatre becomes a church, it’s…

 By Jaguar Bennett | jaguarbennett@gmail.com I confess, I’m a barfly. I love hanging out in bars. I love beer and cocktails. I love random conversations with strangers. I love long boozy conversations about philosophy, politics,…

Mask for Dummies XIV

By I. Smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com It seems like everything is getting worse. The hospitals are jam-packed with unvaccinated Covid patients so much so that typically treatable emergencies are turning deadly.  Take, for example,…

Bringing Berner Back

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com The last time Brad Jaurique brought hip-hop artist Berner to Fresno’s Woodward Park, back in 2014, the event caused quite an uproar with some residents. Held on 4/20 - a…