Rightfully Represented

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com The year was 1992, and voters in Fresno had just successfully voted to change how city government was conducted. In addition to switching to a mayor-council form of…

Free Bird Company

Owners: Doug and Linda Whisenant A Tower District business since 2009. Full of tie-dye clothing, Rock n Roll t-shirts, vinyl records, jewelry and home décor for everyone from Hippies and Hippie wannabes to Rockers and…

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…