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Fresnans Meet to Discuss Gang Prevention

By Cresencio Rodriguez Delgado FRESNO, Calif — Ruben Hernandez is an active gang member in Fresno but is fed up with what he sees everyday in his community. “I’ve noticed that a lot of the children, ages 12 to 18 have started to rebel against the police,” Hernandez said. Hernandez, 30,  has spent 15 years […]

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Far and Near — Reflections on Friendship and Immigration in the Tech Era

By Elsa Mejía Ed. Note: For The kNOw contributor Elsa Mejia, traveling to her parent’s home state of Oaxaca this past New Year’s Eve brought to mind the power of social media to help preserve friendships across distances and borders. But with more friends having moved north to the U.S. in search of economic opportunity […]

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Student Reactions to Obama Free Community College Proposal

By Lauren Baker Photos by Victor Aparicio Ed. Note: In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced a proposal to reduce the cost of college for students who maintain a 2.5 GPA. Eligible students would receive free tuition, up to $3,800 per year, according to the White House website, which is 75% of […]

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‘When My Brother Comes’ – New Regs Could Discourage Prison Visits

By Tou Vang Ed. Note: A new set of California regulations aimed at ferreting out contraband in state prisons threatens to make visits to family or friends behind bars a humiliating experience.  The regulations – which require visitors of all ages to submit to a canine and/or strip search – will become permanent this year […]

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Youth Leave PARCS Leadership Conference Inspired About Their Future

By Kody Stoebig and photos by Marissa Vang FRESNO– On Saturday, Jan. 24, dozens of students from Fresno and the surrounding area gathered at Fresno City Hall for the 6th Annual Youth Leadership Conference. This event, organized by the City of Fresno Parks, After School, Recreation Community Services (PARCS) was a celebration of the jobs […]

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