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Joe Arpaio on DACA: Send Them Back, then Fast-Track Them Here

Arizona’s former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio told a fundraiser in Fresno, California, on Friday evening that the best solution for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would be to send them back to their countries of origin and allow them to apply to immigrate legally through a fast-tracked process.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gestures to the crowd as he delivers a speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes …

Fresno Bee Mocked Fears of Radical Islamic Terror in February

The Fresno Bee reprinted a column by the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof belittling fears of radical Islamic terror — almost exactly two months before Tuesday’s deadly shooting attack in the city by a man shouting “Allahu Akbar.”

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Devin Nunes Will Return to Fresno to Discuss Water on Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is heading to California to attend the annual Ag Lenders Society meeting in Fresno on Friday, where he will address water issues affecting the Golden State.

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Oakland Sets Up $300,000 Anti-Deportation Fund

Oakland, one of California’s many sanctuary cities, set up a $300,000 anti-deportation fund on Tuesday in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order last week that aims to cut off federal funds to “jurisdictions that willfully refuse to comply” with federal immigration enforcement.

Oakland anti-Trump protest (Ben Margot / Associated Press)

Democrat Leadership Battle: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Protests with UFW

With the Clintons and the Obamas pushed off liberalism’s pedestal, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tried to pick up the Democratic mantle on Friday by joining the United Farm Workers’ (UFW) union in a Fresno protest against President Donald Trump’s promise to deport criminal illegal aliens.

Robert F Kennedy Jr. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

E-Cigarette Bursts Into Flames on Fresno Bus

A rare e-cigarette malfunction sent a Fresno man to the hospital on Wednesday when the device he had placed in his pocket appeared to explode in flames on a bus.

Fresno-e-cigarette-explosion-YouTube (Screenshot / YouTube)

Man Eats 5-Pound, 3-Foot ‘Anaconda’ Burrito in Fresno

Competitive eater Pablo Martinez challenged himself to become the first person to scarf down the monster “Anaconda” burrito at Fresno, California’s Taqueria Yarelis — and his buddy documented it all on video.

Anaconda Burrito (Facebook)

The Bee Looks Back on Fresno Mayor Swearengin’s 8 Years

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is one of the few prominent Republican officials in California. Her mission, when she took office, was to keep her city from bankruptcy. She sought help everywhere, including California Governor Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama.

Swearengin (Chris Carlson : Associated Press)

REPORT: America’s Deadliest Highway is CA Route 99

A newly-released report has pinpointed Highway 99, in California’s Central Valley, as the deadliest major highway in the country, after finding that the 400-mile stretch of road has been the site of at least 62 fatal accidents per 100 miles over a five-year span.

CA Highway 99 (Doug Kerr / Flickr / CC)

Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill to Improve High-Speed Rail Oversight

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have increased financial oversight of the state’s high-speed rail project, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles but lacks the necessary funds and rights of way.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

‘F*ck the Police, N**ga’: Mob Attacks CHP Officer in Vehicle

Approximately 40 people attacked a California Highway Patrol (CHP) vehicle as the officer inside of it attempted to pull over a suspected reckless driver in Fresno, California on Sunday afternoon. As they attacked the CHP car, the group hurled obscene and racist verbal attacks as well.

F the Police (Fresno People's Media / Facebook)

Donald Trump Talks Water at Central Valley Fundraiser

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a quiet, lightning-fast visit to California’s Central Valley on Tuesday, listening to local concerns about federal water policy, which continues to divert water from farms to an endangered fish.

Tulare Central Valley (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Gang Member Among Two Anti-Trump Protesters Charged with Felony

Two anti-Donald Trump protesters, one of whom is an East Side Bulldog gang member, are facing multiple felony charges for assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest during a May 27 demonstration outside a Trump rally in Fresno.

Police officers take a woman into custody after a Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump campaing rally in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, May 27, 2016. Police officers told hundreds of protesters to clear the streets in downtown Fresno following the Trump rally. Officers dressed in riot gear arrested two people on …

Bernie Sanders: ‘We’re Gonna Win This State, and Win it Big’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addressed thousands of ecstatic supporters at the Fresno Fairgrounds on Sunday evening, with an overflow crowd spilling outside the 5,000-seat Paul Paul Theater. His message: he expects to win the California primary.

Bernie Sanders in Pomona (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart)