The Zero Percent Solution

By Will Freeney | memo247365@gmail.com A gentleman much involved in the charitable work arena once said, “The poor you have with you always.” It is not recorded that he added any comments about sending them…

The Home Stretch: A Gauntlet

Another face of homelessness. by Will Freeney | memo247365@gmail.com The visible homeless are only a fraction of those without a place of their own to sleep or take care of their other daily needs.  Although those…

Education Foremost

By Will Freeney | memo247365@gmail.com I was able to talk with Delaine by phone for a few minutes, to fill in gaps and make clarifications regarding her campaign and her intentions for her tenure as…

Alternative Principles

By Will Freeney | memo247365@gmail.com “So we can all have a life of dignity.” This quote from my conversation with Gloria La Riva seems to aptly summarize her underlying motivation for a life of activism…

Think Local. Shop Small

by Lisa Talley | lisa@fresnoflyer.com Last year, shoppers spent a staggering $655.8 billion on Black Friday, just one single day of sales and specials. Even more, those numbers are split between in-store and online purchases…