Working on a half-billion dollar project

Should unions be able to decide who gets hired to work on a half-billion dollar public works project? That is the decision that will be made by the board that oversees the area’s community colleges. It is an is...

Battle for AB 199: home prices at stake

The pricing of home construction could change dramatically, as both the labor and construction industry gear up for a fight in Sacramento. Industry analysts feel AB 199 could raise home construction costs by...

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...