Analysis

Will More Police Make Fresno Safer?

Public safety dominated the 2016 mayoral campaign. Mayor Brand stated a goal of 1,000 officers on multiple occasions on the campaign trail and wants to get there by the end of his term. In his recently released 2017-2018 budget proposal, Brand suggested ...

From FUSD to a Medical Degree

Students, like those at Tenaya Middle School, now have a chance to pursue a career in medicine. In a first of its kind program, Fresno Unified is partnering with California Health Sciences University (CHSU). ...

Pathway to Medical School

It’s being called a groundbreaking program. A pathway for Fresno Unified students to obtain a medical degree. The school district and California Health Sciences University (CHSU) will announce a partnership to fast track high school students through a two- ...

Brandau’s First Hand Look at Syrian Refugees

For the past week, Fresno city councilman Steve Brandau went around the world to get a first hand look at how Syrian refugees are coping. With 11 members of his Northwest Church, the group traveled to Lebanon and visited camps for those fleeing from the Syr...

$45 Million Makes Vets Blvd. a Reality

Traffic.  It’s what residents of northwest Fresno have had to deal at Herndon and Highway 99. About 250 residents attended a meeting Wednesday night about the Veterans Boulevard Project. The idea is extend V...
Apartment Inspection Act

Rental Inspection Plan Passes, 4-3

Minutes after the Fresno City Council passed a rental inspection ordinance, sounds of joy emanated from the lobby, a circle of activists cheering and hollering. Tenants' rights attorneys, Faith in Fresno le...

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 and rain help fill Millerton Lake, formed by the b...
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