‘It’s bringing a lot of much-needed attention to Chinatown’. The 559 Night Market celebrates its one-year anniversary
Central Fish Co.’s owner and Fresno Street Eats bring a new mix of food, music, shopping, and K-pop to an often neglected neighborhood.
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FRESNO COUNTY’S MEASURE C 🚘 🚍🚲
Fresno ranks among the top 20 most severely cost-burdened cities in the nation for renters and homeowners, according to a July study by SmartAsset, a financial technology company. Among the factors contributing to the housing crisis in Fresno are rents and home costs that skyrocketed during the pandemic, low wages and a mismatch of affordable…
‘¿Esto es libertad? No tengo nada.’Los residentes de Fresno enfrentan desafíos para encontrar vivienda después del encarcelamiento￼
La lucha por encontrar vivienda después del encarcelamiento es común. Christopher Washington, el ex presidente de Fresno City College, se quedó sin hogar después de seis meses en la cárcel.
Homelessness increased 15% in Fresno, Madera counties during pandemic – even as number of shelter beds grew
The Fresno Madera Continuum of Care released 2022 data on homelessness, including sheltered and unsheltered individuals.
Resources for Renters
The Fresno City Code Enforcement team provided an update on their Anti-Slum Enforcement Team on Thursday. See if your apartment is on the list of targeted properties.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta met with residents of south Fresno and Calwa to talk about environmental issues and pledged to support the community.
California Agricultural Labor Relations Board issues civil penalties to farmers that misclassified workers as independent contractors instead of as employees.
Fresno, Madera, & Tulare County employers were hit with citations from Cal/OSHA for workplace deaths, not having prevention plans, reporting violations and more.
Employees at a Fresno Starbucks reject union representation. Company accused of ‘anti-union campaign’
A regional manager for Workers United slammed Starbucks, stating, “This is very disappointing and it is a clear evidence of the fact that the will of the workers is being affected by Starbucks’ anti-union campaign, which includes threats, discrimination and the targeting of leaders.”
The supervisors unanimously approved the Measure C one-half percent local sales tax for voters to decide on in the November general election.
In response to a letter from the California State Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control stating that the city’s licenses are “over concentrated,” City Attorney Hilda Montoy recommended that the city council put liquor license restrictions in place.
Kings County Board of Supervisors (8/9/22) Development impact fee increase denied + final budget approved + McKinney Fire
The supervisors approved the final budget, voted to keep development impact fees the same and received an update that the McKinney Fire is 55 percent contained.
Fresno County Board of Supervisors (8/9/22) Fresno State stadium tax + Low-Income Household Water Program + Meeting calendar change
The supervisors approved a revised meeting calendar, advanced a tax measure for the November ballot that would benefit California State University, Fresno and the Low-Income Household Water Program that will provide financial assistance to low-income county residents.