Election 2018

Take Five: GOP’s Travis Allen Wants to be Your Governor

GV Wire is asking California’s gubernatorial candidates for their views on five trending topics. On a recent visit to Fresno, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) offered his perspective on: California’s gas tax Sanctuary state law Campa...

Esparza Fined for Fresno Campaign Infraction

Nelson Esparza will be punished for accusations of illegal campaign transfers for his upcoming 2018 Fresno city council run. GV Wire has learned that Esparza signed a settlement letter with the City of Fresn...

90 Seconds With Johnny Tacherra

Johnny Tacherra is banking on his name value in his latest quest for public office. The Burrel dairyman is running for the state Senate District 12 seat covering much of western Fresno County, parts of Mader...

Villaraigosa Positions Himself as Valley’s Choice

Visiting Fresno once again, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is setting himself to be the most right-leaning candidate for California governor. Of course, “right-leaning” is a matter of perspective: Villaraigosa is a tried-and-true Democrat, even ...

Second Challenger to Nunes Emerges

There is a new entrant in the race to represent north Fresno and Clovis in the nation’s capital. “My name is Ricardo Franco, and I am running for Congress to unseat Devin Nunes,” the Fresno Democrat announce...

Newsom on Pot, Gay Marriage and Temperance Flat

He currently holds the No. 2 position in California, but Gavin Newsom is gunning for the top job. The Democratic front-runner to succeed Jerry Brown held a public meet-and-greet in front of a receptive audience of approximately 150 Tuesday evening in downto...

Exclusive Talk with Antonio Villaraigosa

The race for governor runs through Fresno. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa paid another visit Monday afternoon (July 24), meeting with about 40 business people, educators and farmers, listening...

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Makes Fresno Stop

Visiting with a tableful of supporters, Lieutenant Governor hopeful Eleni Kounalakis visited Fresno on Friday morning. The stop is part of a road tour that is taking her to all parts of the state in advance of ...

Janz on Nunes, Policy Issues

Andrew Janz is hoping to do what eight other Democratic challengers have been unable to do…unseat Republican Devin Nunes to represent the Valley in Washington D.C. GV Wire spoke with the Fresno County prosecutor on his thoughts on a variety of policy issues...
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