Fresno county supervisor and board president, Buddy Mendes is unapologetic for cutting off local, state and congressional leaders during the emergency meeting held in downtown Fresno this last week. Mendes says no political agendas or pontificating was allowed and everyone knew that ahead of time. Mendes is also defending how the county has handled the CARES Act funds to this point in response to the accusation by assemblyman Joaquin Arambula that the county is not using the money with urgency. Mendes also questions a farmworker study released by the state that says more than 40% of farmworkers aren’t receiving essential services and PPE to do their job and to stay healthy.
Images from Armenia
Small patients in Armenia
Yerevan by night.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers in Gyumri.
Doctors unpack medical supplies from The Central Valley.
Fresno Medical Mission at work.
Medical Supplies being unloaded.
Fresno Medical Mission at the ready.
KSEE24 crew witnesses the miracle of life in Gyumri, Armenia.
Life saving work of Central Valley surgeons in Armenia.
Ribbon cutting on new surgical center in Ashtarak Armenia. Fresno donors made this dream come true.
KSEE24 on assignment with the Fresno Medical Mission
Honorary Consulate to Armenia Berj Apkarian explains the crisis facing one hospital.
KSEE24's Stefani Booroojian and Kevin Mahan at the meeting with President Bako Sahakyan.
Medical Meeting in Artsakh.
The President of Artsakh meets with the Fresno Medical Mission.
Learning modern medicine techniques with the Fresno Medical Mission in surgery.
Leaning in for a look. Dr. Brien Tonkinson holds class and helps a patient in Armenia.
Fresno Medical Mission cares on one of the smallest patients in the region. Six-year old Yanna receives life-changing better breathing surgery.