Club One Casino’s move to Granite Park will return 300 jobs lost during the pandemic along with $1.2 million in tax revenues annually to Fresno, Fresno Chamber CEO Scott Miller writes.
Without key partnerships, the political will that galvanized the COVID-19 response and directed Fresno County’s homeless community into housing and support services will fizzle.
Thanks to the latest round of restrictions, the home of the fifth-largest economy in the world now resembles a third-world, landlocked country.
With major employers leaving the state during 2019 and 2020, a law like Asm. Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 701 will only make matters worse at a time when Californians want and need to get back to work, writes Joe Denham.
“Well, we finally have that much sought-after statewide drought emergency from Gov. Gavin Newsom. Now it’s time to realize what this really means.”
“The Golden State’s lack of water spells catastrophe in wildfire season and could leave poor communities without water. Don’t worry, Washington Democrats say. We’re focusing on coral reefs.”
Welcome to dry California, a place where we have one full reservoir: a reservoir full of hyperbole, propaganda, and political theatre.
“If California small-business owners want to survive, it is imperative that we get involved — specifically, in supporting the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom.”
The debate over climate change is long-over in California. The battle now centers on who decides our future because of it, Wayne Western, Jr. writes.
A key question remains, the Fresno Councilman and businessman argues: how do we provide independent workers with the certainty of having access to benefits?