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The Sign the City of Fresno Does Not Want You to See
by Mike Rhodes (mikerhodes [at]
Wednesday Jun 3rd, 2015 4:39 PM
The Stir it Up radio show (heard on KFCF 88.1 FM) on Wednesday, June 3 featured Sandra Celedon-Castro talking about “The Sign the City of Fresno Does Not Want You to See.” 30 minute audio.
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The City of Fresno has banned a Fresno Building Healthy Communities ad on city buses that points out that there are 1.02 park acres for every 1,000 Fresnans living in south Fresno and 4.62 park acres for every 1,000 residents living in north Fresno. The City of Fresno claims the ad is “political” and has prevented it from appearing on city buses.

Howard Watkins and Sandra Iyall were also on the show to talk about censorship of a political message which the city banned in the early 1980’s. At that time, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom put up ads on city transit buses encouraging young people to “Think Before You Register for the Draft.” The city claimed the word “think” was the same as “don’t” and won court rulings with that line of logic. The city claimed WILPF was encouraging people to engage in illegal activity. Find out the rest of the story by listening to this 30 minute audio.

The host of Stir it Up is Pam Whalen. Mike Rhodes is the producer and engineer.
§This is the Ad the City of Fresno does not want you to see
by Mike Rhodes Wednesday Jun 3rd, 2015 4:39 PM
§In the Studio
by Mike Rhodes Wednesday Jun 3rd, 2015 4:39 PM
Sandra Celedon-Castro (left) and Sandra Iyall (right) in the KFCF studio talking about Free Speech and politics in Fresno.

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