Friant Dam 101

After experience more rain here in Fresno and in California than we’ve seen in recent years, how will that affect water storage? GV Wire went up to Friant Dam, just north of Fresno to find out. Melting snow ...

The $420k question: city buys contentious lot

The City of Fresno purchased a parking lot from a relatively unknown government agency on Tuesday (January 24). They plan to turn around that property, known as Parking Lot #2, in the name of revitalization. Bu...

Council plans to cancel parks PR contract

Last October, the Fresno city council awarded a controversial six-figure contract to local public relations firms to engage the public in building new parks.  Now, a newly elected councilman wants to cancel tha...

America First!

President Donald Trump vowed to make decisions that benefits America first. Here is a partial transcript (full transcript at PBS Newshour): "We assembled here today are issuing a new decree to be heard in ev...

Soria says PLA vote from Israel kosher

A lobbying group for electrical contractors is wondering whether the Fresno City Council violated state law with their December 15 vote on how to award public contracts for an impending $70 million state grant....

Local Ag reacts to Hall ALRB appointment

The Agricultural Labor Relations Board was designed to help and protect farm workers. Among other things, it allows for secret ballots to determine if they want to join a union, and help settle disputes between...

Video behind latest FUSD lawsuit

The Fresno Bee reported a lawsuit filed against the Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) from a teacher. At issue is comments made about her by a third party during a 2014 school board meeting. In summary: ...

Grizzlies unveil new Tacos unis, emoji

UPDATE (4:16p PT): Taco Bell responded to the Grizzlies offer, via an e-mail to GV Wire: We believe in tacos for all – that includes the taco emoji. The real owners of the taco emoji are the fans, and that’s s...

Fresno Teachers Union to Hanson: go now

At the end of last year when Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson announced his plan to leave his post in August 2017, that gave him nearly nine months left on the job. The teachers' union wants that to...