California's Central Valley is known to be one of the most polluted areas in U.S., but few know that the two national parks above the Valley, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, actually have higher ozone concentrations than the flatlands below.
Jul 20, 2006 The Fresno Bee
Air pollution control meant looking at tailpipes and smokestacks. Not anymore. San Joaquin Valley is first in nation to take into account air pollution created by urban sprawl.
Dec 16, 2005 The Fresno Bee
City in California hopes to cut down on electricity bills and improve the environment with the largest solar projects of its kind on the West Coast.
Dec 12, 2003 The Fresno Bee
A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies says that sprawl in California's Central Valley could be controlled by curtailing immigration.
Aug 29, 2003 The Fresno Bee
Fresno, California--home of the 3rd worst air in nation--rejects Measure C, a controversial 1/2 sales tax measure which would have been used primarily for road projects.
Nov 8, 2002 The Fresno Bee
The sincerity of Fresno County's goals are questioned.
May 15, 2002 The Fresno Bee
Fresno,CA, is considering a plan to allow automobile traffic through a pedestrian mall.
Apr 14, 2002 The Fresno Bee
City leaders in Fresno, CA, have unveiled a $30 million plan to will revitalize the city's downtown. Will it succeed?
Mar 14, 2002 The Fresno Bee
A five-year pilot habitat restoration project in California may become the model for new land retirement programs.
Jan 6, 2002 The Fresno Bee
Fresno County and the cities of Fresno and Clovis are celebrating an agreement which they hope will dictate regional growth for the next 20 years and protect farmland.
Aug 11, 2001 The Fresno Bee