A Sneak Peek of the Copper River Marketplace

https://vimeo.com/475642512 Greetings Neighbors, I am so excited to share with you a sneak peek of what’s coming to the corner of Copper and Maple Avenues. The beautiful Copper River Marketplace will be unlike any other shopping center in Fresno and will bring convenient shopping and dining experiences to the residents...

The Responsible Neighborhood Market Act: Our Letter to City Council

An ordinance named the Responsible Neighborhood Market Act is being proposed at City Hall. While this ordinance is intended to reduce the number of liquor stores in Fresno, it actually imposes barriers to bringing quality markets to our neighborhoods, without addressing the current problem. The biggest violators of city code...

There’s a Better Way to Make Fresno Sparkle. Vote ‘No’ on P.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJCDi-OfQg4 Originally published on GV Wire, Oct 23, 2018. Here’s something I believe people on both sides of the parks tax debate can agree on: We’ve got miles to go to make Fresno a vibrant, safe, and prosperous city for all. For decades, our elected leaders have struggled to make...

What have you done to assist Aleppo refugees?

As a Muslim immigrant from Iran of almost 40 years living in this beautiful country, I believe when we face our maker in the next life, we will be asked: What did you do for your brothers and sisters who were suffering in other parts of the world? Were you...