Change in law could increase home prices

A bill circulating in Sacramento could make home buying just a little bit harder. AB 199 would apply prevailing wages for labor building private homes, with those in the building industry saying that would have...

Bredefeld dumps another consultant contract

Garry Bredefeld is establishing himself as a bloat destroying machine. The councilman, representing Fresno’s sixth district, killed a $139,000 consultant contract at today’s (March 9) council meeting. This is t...

Bessinger, Ashbeck, Vong win Clovis election

It was a mild surprise among Clovis election watchers, but maybe it really shouldn't have been. Former police captain Drew Bessinger won the only competitive seat in Tuesday night's election for Clovis city cou...

Debate about a marijuana date

Leave it to a legislative body to argue over setting a date for an issue over great public interest. At Thursday's Fresno city council meeting, finding a date to discuss councilman Garry Bredefeld's proposal to...

Will this help development in south Fresno?

Fresno is ready to grow, yet two councilmen feel a provision in the city’s blueprint is hindering developers from coming in. On Thursday (March 2), city council started the process to change the 2035 General Pl...

Isadore Hall wins first ALRB confirmation vote

The California Senate Rules Committee gave thumbs up to the appointment of one of their former Democratic colleagues at a hearing on Wednesday. The Sacramento Bee reports that Isadore Hall received a 3-0 vote f...