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Ballot Boxing 8.29.2020: Jeremy “Spike” Cohen, Ryan Cassin & Dr. Reshale Thomas

Ballot Boxing 8.29.2020: Jeremy “Spike” Cohen, Ryan Cassin & Dr. Reshale Thomas

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Libertarian VP candidate Jeremy “Spike” Cohen, political strategist Ryan Cassin, and Fresno psychologist Dr. Reshale Thomas. Topics include third-party prospects, shifting strategies among the Democratic and Republican parties, as well the psychological effects of the pandemic and toxic political climate.  MORE

Ballot Boxing 8.22.2020: Lowell Ponte, Dr. Steve Turley & Kimberly Klacik

Ballot Boxing 8.22.2020: Lowell Ponte, Dr. Steve Turley & Kimberly Klacik

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Lowell Ponte, author of the piece Kamala Harris: A ‘Karma Chameleon,’ Dr. Steve Turley, who argues that the prospects for secular liberalism are dismal, and Kimberly Klacik, whose video ad for her congressional run has gone viral.  MORE

Ballot Boxing 8-1-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Scott Robertson

Ballot Boxing 8-1-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Scott Robertson

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are political science professor Dr. Allan Saxe and Selma mayoral candidate Scott Robertson. Topics include President Trump’s suggestion to delay the election, federal law enforcement presence in major U.S. cities, and the loss of focus on local politics amid the coronavirus pandemic.  MORE

COVID-19 Fears Not Having Much of an Impact on Travel at FYI

COVID-19 Fears Not Having Much of an Impact on Travel at FYI

    FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Airports in California and throughout the country are reporting a decline in travelers, amid worry over COVID-19.     Fresno Yosemite International isn’t seeing much of a change, although spokeswoman Vikkie Calderon says they’re taking precautions. “We’re in regular contact with the Fresno County Department of Public Health. Some of the…MORE

Ballot Boxing 3-28-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Dr. Garry Bredefeld

Ballot Boxing 3-28-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Dr. Garry Bredefeld

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Dr. Allan Saxe and Dr. Garry Bredefeld. Topics includes the $2.2 trillion stimulus package, the rapidly shifting political landscape amid COVID-19, as well as shelter-in-place orders, and their impact on commerce.  MORE

Calif. Reports First Coronavirus Death, Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Calif. Reports First Coronavirus Death, Gov. Declares State of Emergency

  FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency Wednesday, after a patient tested positive for coronavirus in Placer County. Click to listen a report by KMJ’s Aaron Abeytia:     Health officials say the victim, an elderly adult with underlying health conditions, had returned from a cruise that departed from San Francisco…MORE

Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia (2-29-20)

Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia (2-29-20)

This weekend on Ballot Boxing we discuss the political battle that’s ensued over coronavirus, the contentious Democratic debate in South Carolina, universal health care, and California’s Proposition 13. Our guest is author Sally C. Pipes, president, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute.  MORE