NPP Voters may need to re-register for California Primary

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The California Presidential Primary isn’t until Tuesday June 7, 2016 but the rules for voting are convoluted because of it’s semi-open rules on presidential voting. The fact that California is not an open primary makes things particularly complex for voters who registered with “no party preference.” “No-party preference (NPP)” suggests that one ought to be able to vote for any […]

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7th Annual Central Valley Conference Against Human Trafficking

7th Annual CVAHT Conference

Fresno, CA–The Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) held their annual convention in Fresno this February 24, 2016. Present were social workers from many parts of the Valley including Kern, Tulare, Madera, Merced, and even from Los Angeles. Guests included Keynote speaker Kay Buck, a leading advocate in the fight against human trafficking, as well as local representatives from the […]

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Rough: the biggest Sierra Foothills fire in 2015

Dust, ash, and smoke linger in Valley

The Rough Fire is the biggest fire this summer in California. The fire, grown to over 140,000 acres, is less than 40 miles east of Fresno and runs north along highway 180 inside the Kings Canyon National Park. Reported size of the fire varies according to the amount of the burnt ground, but estimates range from 50,000 to 80,000 acres. […]

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