GV Spotlight

From Washington: The Next Battle For Water

Any Valley resident or farmer will tell you, where the water flows, food grows. It was July 12 that the latest Congressional effort to provide water for Central Valley farmers passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 23, or the GROW Act, passed 230-190 on ...

Why California Doesn’t Fund Bert & Ernie

Here’s a quiz: Which politician saved public broadcasting in his state? Governor-now-Vice President Mike Pence from deep red Indiana? Or Governor Jerry Brown from the leftist of the left, California? ...

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 ...

GV Wire Spotlight: Legacy of Mayor Swearengin (part 1)

For eight years, City Hall is where Ashley Swearengin carried out her vision for what she felt was best for the residents of Fresno. No city leader is immune from criticism. And Swearengin was no exception. Whether it was cutting city staff and public safety t...
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