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Passengers board a FAX bus at a stop near Manchester Center in Fresno. In Fresno County, about 65% of all jobs are within a 10-m

Are Fresno’s car-less residents being left behind? What it means to our community

“If the bus is running late, that makes me late, you know,” one resident said. “For my important things I have to do, I have no choice.”
(Annelien Smet)

Who Gets the Child?

States across the country are considering equal shared parenting in custody cases. One young Kentucky couple serves as a test case.
A photo that ran with Christina Caron’s story in The New York Times, “Why Are More Black Kids Suicidal? A Search for Answers.”

Pushing past the stigma: Lessons from covering suicide and suicidal behaviors

Finding families willing to talk was a daunting challenge: "Why would anyone want to speak about this, much less with a reporter?"
California Attorney General Rob Bonta, seen speaking at a Modesto event in December. announced on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 that

This company collected hundreds of millions of dollars from Californians. Now state is suing

California Attorney General Rob Bonta is suing The Aliera Companies that offered sham health insurance plans and collected millions of dollars from Californians only to leave consumers with mounting debt after declining to cover their medical costs.
(Photo by Kenny Holston/Getty Images)

COVID isn’t just about learning losses in kids, it’s a mental and behavioral crisis too

As the omicron surge disrupts schools nationwide, new research finds that kids forced to learn online instead of in person exhibited more behavioral issues.
Katie Mulligan/For The Frontier

She was charged with manslaughter after a miscarriage. Cases like hers are becoming more common in Oklahoma.

A growing number of women are facing criminal charges for substance use during pregnancy in Oklahoma. Experts and health care providers say that’s bad for moms and babies.
Vascular surgeon Sammy Siada prepares for an amputation procedure.

Persistence and community champions open doors for series on COVID-era amputations

How one reporter perservered to find the right people for bringing an overlooked story of the pandemic era to life.

Coronavirus Files: Testing shortage and bungled messaging complicate omicron surge

The CDC leaves many scratching their heads in communications over isolation and quarantine.


Our California Fellowship supports reporters in the Golden State pursuing ambitious projects on overlooked health and health equity issues.


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