McClintock on Political Civility

This past weekend, Congressman Tom McClintock (R-Mariposa/Roseville) held a town hall meeting in Roseville that ended with McClintock leaving with a police escort. Citizens were upset over the pending cuts to O...

Amazing Valley flood video

It may be dryer today, but Tuesday was a wet one for the Central Valley. GV Wire photographer Michael Wooten captured this footage on De Wolf Avenue, north of Shepherd Avenue near Clovis. E-mail GV Wire...

RFK, Jr. on Monsanto, Immigration, Vaccines

Noted environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. appeared in Fresno on Friday. He was there on behalf of state court case where pesticide manufacturer Monsanto is challenge a state labeling law. GV Wire c...

Hundreds rally for immigrants at Fresno City Hall

Could Fresno become a sanctuary city? Lee Brand told the Fresno Bee no earlier this week. At Thursday’s council meeting, Esmeralda Soria expressed her solidarity with the immigrant community during her counc...

Local iHeart Radio exec out

Numerous sources have told GV Wire that Jeff Negrete is no longer the market president at the iHeart Radio station group in Fresno.  The longtime local radio executive reportedly left Monday. Negrete oversaw...

Israeli ambassador apologizes over UK incident

An Israeli foreign worker in London comments caught on a secret tape has elicited an apology from the ambassador to the United Kingdom. The worker, who has been reported being either a diplomat or just an of...

Top GV Wire stories of the year

GV Wire launched in the summer of 2016. Here is a recap of some of the things we covered. The 16 of '16 on GV Wire (in chronological order): Fresno State ranked 25th Nationally in Washington Monthly ...

GV Wire Special: The Syrian Conflict

The depths of Syrian’s five-year plus civil war took another turn in favor of what some label as the repressive regime. Under the government of Bashar al-Assad, government forces recently recaptured the city of...

Increased fees for new homeowners coming

New homebuyers in Fresno will be saddled with increased fees to pay for essential city services. But some in the home developer industry are unhappy the way the city will spend money designated for new parks. ...