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Another story gushes about Fresno downtown

There is more love for downtown Fresno. The latest issue New America writes about Fresno and its resurrection of downtown. New America describes itself as "think tank and civic enterprise committed to renewing American politics, prosperity, and purpose in t...

How local congress members voted on veto override

by David Taub Congress voted to override a President Obama veto for the first time in his presidency by a 348-77 vote. It revolved around Obama's veto of a bill giving victims of 9/11 the right to sue the Sa...

Perea, Brand square off in downtown debate

by David Taub Meeting each other in their third debate in as many days, Lee Brand and Henry Perea met at Warnors Theater Wednesday night focusing on downtown issues. In a departure from the presidential debate, both men were calm and cordial in discussing t...

Gov vetoes Patterson’s HSR accountability bill

by David Taub Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno/Clovis) has been sounding the horn on the high speed rail project ever since its inception. He has warned of the catastrophic costs to taxpayers. The project...

New law bans more car cell phone use

by David Taub Four and a half years ago in January 2012, a fundraiser for Fresno State checked his GPS map on his cell phone while driving. A CHP officer pulled him over and issued a ticket for using a cell ...

Walters: Prop 55 could lead to exodus

by GV Wire staff Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters examines Prop 55, which would extend taxes on the wealthiest Californians. He feels it may lead to more people leaving the Golden State. Read his full column at the Sacramento Bee....

Mayoral forum in SW Fresno

by David Taub The Fresno Housing Authority and the Southwest Fresno Development Corp. hosted a mayoral forum Monday night at Gaston Middle School. Fresno councilman Lee Brand and Fresno supervisor Henry R. P...
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Bay Area Enviro: Water too cheap

by David Taub The executive director of Save the Bay, a Northern California environmental group, says water that Central Valley farmers use is too cheap, and more should flow to the San Francisco Bay. Dave L...

Hanson touts grad rates at State of Education

by David Taub Fresno Unified superintendent Michael Hanson delivered the State of Education address to a gathered crowd at TorNino's Monday afternoon. He highlighted the surging 83% graduation rate, but he won't be satisfied until that is 100%. The percenta...
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