We Are The Ones Killing Us

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Last month, we discussed how legal and illegal guns terrorize our communities. We discussed firearms in America, whether acquired legally or illegally and how they can (and often)…

The Guns are Killing Us

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Fresno streets are tough—and deadly. Depending on the neighborhood, drive-by shootings may feel commonplace—unexpected, yet, not entirely unfamiliar. At least that’s how I feel living in District Seven.…

Masks for Dummies XXII

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Dearest reader, about two years ago, we started this Masks for Dummies (MFD) ad hoc column series. We did that because we needed and truly wanted to do our part…

Masks for Dummies XXI

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com When you take a good look at the verifiable world Covid data at reputable sources like Johns Hopkins, you can see the pandemic move across the globe in…

Masks for Dummies pt. XIX

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Dear reader, some people think the pandemic is essentially over with the worst already behind us. And then there are those who know the truth, those who work…