Yesenia Amaro, The Fresno Bee

Yesenia Amaro

The Fresno Bee

Fresno, CA, United States

Contact Yesenia

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • Unknown
Past:
  • The Fresno Bee
  • The Tribune
  • The Modesto Bee
  • The Sacramento Bee
  • MercedSunStar
  • The Miami Herald
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Past articles by Yesenia:

One person killed in July 4 house fire in Visalia

One person killed in July 4 house fire in Visalia, CA → Read More

Flood of July 4 fire calls leaves Fresno firefighters ‘challenged’ to respond

The Fresno Fire Department responded to 85 fire calls in a 12-hour period beginning on 4th of July and into Friday morning. In Comparison, the department only responded to 15 fire calls the night before. → Read More

Did Madera County violate the state’s sanctuary law? ACLU seeking $750K in damages

The state’s sanctuary law is the focus of a complaint filed in Madera County, where jail officials are accused of illegally detaining a man, so he could be picked up by federal immigration agents. → Read More

When your school is a health center. How clinics offer lifeline for uninsured kids

School-based health programs have been around for decades. Although California has extended Medi-Cal to financially stressed children, the role of such programs is more pivotal than ever. → Read More

Fresno Housing Authority takes stand against HUD plan, says ‘children would be displaced’

The Fresno Housing Authority board of commissioners voted to approve a letter opposing a Housing and Urban Development proposal that seeks to evict undocumented immigrant families living in public housing → Read More

Fresno Housing Authority takes stand against HUD plan, says ‘children would be displaced’

The Fresno Housing Authority board of commissioners voted to approve a letter opposing a Housing and Urban Development proposal that seeks to evict undocumented immigrant families living in public housing → Read More

Fresno Housing Authority takes stand against HUD plan, says ‘children would be displaced’

The Fresno Housing Authority board of commissioners voted to approve a letter opposing a Housing and Urban Development proposal that seeks to evict undocumented immigrant families living in public housing → Read More

Fresno Housing Authority takes stand against HUD plan, says ‘children would be displaced’

The Fresno Housing Authority board of commissioners voted to approve a letter opposing a Housing and Urban Development proposal that seeks to evict undocumented immigrant families living in public housing → Read More

Fresno Housing Authority takes stand against HUD plan, says ‘children would be displaced’

The Fresno Housing Authority board of commissioners voted to approve a letter opposing a Housing and Urban Development proposal that seeks to evict undocumented immigrant families living in public housing → Read More

Diocese of Fresno priest accused of sexual misconduct placed on leave

A Reedley priest accused of sexual misconduct on Monday during a press conference in Bakersfield gets placed on paid administrative leave. Monsignor John Esquivel is the eight priest to be placed on leave → Read More

Diocese of Fresno priest accused of sexual misconduct placed on leave

A Reedley priest accused of sexual misconduct on Monday during a press conference in Bakersfield gets placed on paid administrative leave. Monsignor John Esquivel is the eight priest to be placed on leave → Read More

Often lost in health care debate, lack of dental insurance impacts millions

While efforts to expand dental insurance rarely receive the same level of attention in the state as battles over universal medical care, the health implications are significant, experts say. → Read More

Fresno State’s nursing master’s program loses accreditation, won’t accept fall students

Fresno State announced on Wednesday that it lost nursing program accreditation. As a result, it won’t be accepting students into the program this upcoming fall. → Read More

Tech hub Bitwise obtains $27 million investment. Now they’re expanding beyond Fresno

Bitwise Industries CEO and co-founder Irma Olgiun says the company has two new partners investing $27 million. The Fresno, California, technology company will expand and open a second location in Bakersfield. → Read More

Another Diocese of Fresno priest accused of sexual abuse. Diocese to inform police

A woman who alleges was sexually abused by Monsignor John Esquivel spoke publicly on Monday during a press conference in Bakersfield. The Diocese of Fresno says it will make a report to police on the allegations → Read More

State budget gives health care to some undocumented immigrants. Arambula wants to go further

California assemblyman Joaquin Arambula of Fresno says he will fight for universal health care to include all undocumented adult immigrants, including an estimated one in five residents in his 31st district. → Read More

Another priest goes on leave over sex abuse allegations – up to 7 now in Diocese of Fresno

Another Diocese of Fresno priest has been placed on administrative leave because of allegations of sexual abuse. Reverend Eric Swearengin is on leave pending investigation, it was announced during Mass at Visalia churches. → Read More

Black Lives Matter banner controversy sparks lawsuit against Fresno County

ACLU Foundation of Northern California sues Fresno County registrar over alleged free speech violation at church with Black Lives Matter banners. The church was removed as a polling place after banner complaints → Read More

Nearly 1 million Californians could face eviction under Trump’s housing plan, group says

Nearly 1 million people in California could lose their homes under a federal plan seeking to evict undocumented family members from public housing, data released by a housing advocacy group suggests. → Read More

Self-employed in California often go without health insurance. Can Newsom help?

Most California entrepreneurs don’t get employer-sponsored health care, and they often struggle to pay for government options. But they could get a boost under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest proposals. → Read More