In the downtown recovery race, Fresno is an unlikely frontrunner

Aug 14, 2023
A rich arts scene and a diverse workforce have helped foot traffic in downtown Fresno surpass pre-pandemic numbers.
Street vendors at Fresno, California’s monthly ArtHop, one example of how the city is trying to draw visitors to its downtown area.
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Local law enforcement in California work with ICE in different ways

Mar 15, 2017
At the Fresno County Jail, immigration agents have access to the jail’s database.
Sgt. Elisa Magallanes books a newly arrested man at the Fresno County Jail.
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American Futures from Detroit to Fresno

The Fallows have been on a road trip across the country to learn what it's like in small towns.
 A view of downtown Detroit. 
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Census data shows wealth and poverty of California cities

Sep 20, 2012
Fresno, California is one of the nation's poorest regions. Just three hours away, San Jose is one of the richest.