Personalities

Spelling Champ Ananya’s Whirlwind

It’s been a whirlwind tour since Fresno’s Ananya Vinay won the National Spelling Bee. GV Wire caught up with the soon-to-be middle school student at the Fresno State of the City event. We talked about her various media appearances and what the future hol...

Bill Walton on Farming, the Dead and Life

  Bill Walton's name is synonymous with basketball. Greatness. Grateful Dead. But farming? He recently appeared as the keynote speaker at the Fresno County Farm Bureau's centennial celebration held at t...

Going One-on-One with Linda McMahon

Linda McMahon is the head of the Small Business Administration, part of President Donald Trump’s cabinet. She is best known for her year as an executive and on-camera figure in pro wrestling with the WWE. ...

Smittcamp honored for business, philanthrophy

Bill Smittcamp knew that Valley Children's Hospital was an important part of the community. But he never felt that he would make use of one of his philanthropic pursuits. During a speech accepting the Leon S. Peters Award, Smittcamp recalls having to take h...
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