As a new wave of flu tore through Fresno, the debate over reopening turned into all-out war – with business and church interests ultimately winning out, at a steep cost to public health.
The amplification of dangerous and persistent anti-Asian racism is a central part of our failed response to COVID-19.
In a time of great pain and great courage, we miss those who we lost too soon, and everyone else too.
As students returned to school and theaters reopened, was a second wave of the deadly virus about to hit Fresno?
The pandemic wanes, the world begins to reopen — but in December 1918, was a second wave about to hit?
Churches, flu masks, theatrical fare, and some hungry Fresnans. How does the crisis finally unwind?
The people of Fresno try to figure out how to celebrate the end of the Great War — without reviving the flu epidemic.
Why do we talk about “reopening” the economy, as if it were a bodega or a Bennigan’s? Americans trip over political metaphors yet again.