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    Give Young People a Say in Fresno’s Parks

    Jun 30, 2016

    Patrick Antunez

    Youth Reporter Patrick Antunez asks the city of Fresno to let youth have a say in their parks.
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    Give Young People a Say in Fresno’s Parks

    Jun 30, 2016

    Patrick Antunez

    Youth Reporter Patrick Antunez asks the city of Fresno to let youth have a say in their parks.
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    First Time Rider Tackles Fresno Buses

    Mar 02, 2016

    Johnsen Del Rosario

    As someone who relies on their car way too much, I thought it’d be a great experiment to see what it would be like if I took the bus for a day. I have heard stories about how FAX operates and people’s experience using it, but I thought I’d put those preconceived notions aside and experience it for myself.
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    First Time Rider Tackles Fresno Buses

    Mar 02, 2016

    Johnsen Del Rosario

    As someone who relies on their car way too much, I thought it’d be a great experiment to see what it would be like if I took the bus for a day. I have heard stories about how FAX operates and people’s experience using it, but I thought I’d put those preconceived notions aside and experience it for myself.
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    In Fresno, A Push for More Parks

    Nov 13, 2015

    Kody Stoebig and Ezekiel Benavides

    The kNOw Youth Media reporters Kody Stoebig and Ezekiel Benavides highlight voices calling for Fresno leaders to address their city's status as one of the most "park poor" cities in the nation. Fresno ranked 74 out of 75 in a national study looking at how well the country's largest cities are meeting the need for parks.
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    In Fresno, A Push for More Parks

    Nov 13, 2015

    Kody Stoebig and Ezekiel Benavides

    The kNOw Youth Media reporters Kody Stoebig and Ezekiel Benavides highlight voices calling for Fresno leaders to address their city's status as one of the most "park poor" cities in the nation. Fresno ranked 74 out of 75 in a national study looking at how well the country's largest cities are meeting the need for parks.
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    In Solidarity With Onehealthyfresno Bus Ads Are Not "Too Political"

    Jun 04, 2015

    We’Ced Youth Reporters

    When the City of Fresno deemed an ad depicting disparities in parks across the city as "too political", WeCed's youth journalists decided to weigh in on the mayor's decision, censorship and the importance of green space.
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    In Solidarity With Onehealthyfresno Bus Ads Are Not "Too Political"

    Jun 04, 2015

    We’Ced Youth Reporters

    When the City of Fresno deemed an ad depicting disparities in parks across the city as "too political", WeCed's youth journalists decided to weigh in on the mayor's decision, censorship and the importance of green space.
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    PHOTOS: Children of the Drought

    Jan 16, 2015

    Reyna Olaguez

    One hot day, when I was in college, my friends and I decided we would take a seemingly abandoned boat for a ride down the Kern River and return it when we were done. We talked about life and laughed, the trees arching over the river occasionally brushed us with their branches. Today, that water is no longer there.
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    PHOTOS: Children of the Drought

    Jan 16, 2015

    Reyna Olaguez

    One hot day, when I was in college, my friends and I decided we would take a seemingly abandoned boat for a ride down the Kern River and return it when we were done. We talked about life and laughed, the trees arching over the river occasionally brushed us with their branches. Today, that water is no longer there.
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    Prayers to 'La Virgen' Are Often Personal, Sometimes Political

    Dec 17, 2014

    Daniel Jimenez and Amber Amaya

    For millions of Mexican Americans, December 12 marks one of the most important religious holidays of the year: El Dia de La Virgen de Guadalupe. Reporters from South Kern Sol and Coachella Unincorporated spoke to residents attending processionals and asked them what they were praying for and why they chose to participate.
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    Prayers to 'La Virgen' Are Often Personal, Sometimes Political

    Dec 17, 2014

    Daniel Jimenez and Amber Amaya

    For millions of Mexican Americans, December 12 marks one of the most important religious holidays of the year: El Dia de La Virgen de Guadalupe. Reporters from South Kern Sol and Coachella Unincorporated spoke to residents attending processionals and asked them what they were praying for and why they chose to participate.
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    What Is a Drought and How Does It Impact Merced?

    Aug 25, 2014

    Benny Escobedo

    I have lived in California my whole life, most of it in the heart of the Central Valley, a robust agricultural community. Not once did I hear of a drought.
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    What Is a Drought and How Does It Impact Merced?

    Aug 25, 2014

    Benny Escobedo

    I have lived in California my whole life, most of it in the heart of the Central Valley, a robust agricultural community. Not once did I hear of a drought.
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    How Protecting Marshes Saves Homes From Rising Seas

    Jun 11, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Goreatha Johnson, points towards Breuner Marsh across the train tracks in Parchester Village, a neighborhood of roughly 400 homes in North Richmond. It’s past 4 p.m. on a weekday and Johnson is knocking on her neighbors’ doors and passing out flyers to an event at the Parchester Village Community Center.
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    How Protecting Marshes Saves Homes From Rising Seas

    Jun 11, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Goreatha Johnson, points towards Breuner Marsh across the train tracks in Parchester Village, a neighborhood of roughly 400 homes in North Richmond. It’s past 4 p.m. on a weekday and Johnson is knocking on her neighbors’ doors and passing out flyers to an event at the Parchester Village Community Center.
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    Keystone XL Protest Takes a Comic Turn

    Feb 25, 2014

    Edgardo Servano-Soto

    With approval from President Obama on the Keystone XL pipeline still pending amidst widespread citizen’s protests, Movement Generation, a local environmental justice organization, recently screened “Keystone XL Has a Job for You,” a satirical video, to express their concerns about the potential impact of the pipeline in Richmond and on the planet.
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    Keystone XL Protest Takes a Comic Turn

    Feb 25, 2014

    Edgardo Servano-Soto

    With approval from President Obama on the Keystone XL pipeline still pending amidst widespread citizen’s protests, Movement Generation, a local environmental justice organization, recently screened “Keystone XL Has a Job for You,” a satirical video, to express their concerns about the potential impact of the pipeline in Richmond and on the planet.
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    Richmond Residents React to New Fees for Paper Bags

    Jan 24, 2014

    Chanelle Ignant

    Yesterday, plastic bag makers and environmentalists reached a compromise for a new future law to ban plastic bags in California. But before this deal had been announced, the City of Richmond had already enacted its own ordinance to charge 5 cents per plastic bag, and residents are beginning to speak out.
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    Richmond Residents React to New Fees for Paper Bags

    Jan 24, 2014

    Chanelle Ignant

    Yesterday, plastic bag makers and environmentalists reached a compromise for a new future law to ban plastic bags in California. But before this deal had been announced, the City of Richmond had already enacted its own ordinance to charge 5 cents per plastic bag, and residents are beginning to speak out.
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    Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

    Jan 11, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan.
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    Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

    Jan 11, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan.
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