Bill McEwen

Will Orman Exit Cozy Little Team Brand Put in Place?

Opinion By Bill McEwen   Fresno Mayor Lee Brand sure is a swell guy. Last year, he paid Tim Orman, the political consultant who helped him edge Henry R. Perea in the mayoral race, a $30,000 "win bonus." Then Brand turned around and hir...

By Having to Play in Boise, These Bulldogs Can Be Legends

Opinion By Bill McEwen Yes, the Fresno State Bulldogs deserved the home-field advantage in Saturday's Mountain West Conference football title game. They earned it with their solid victory over Boise State last week and with their No. 25 position i...

When DA Loses Credibility, It’s Time to Go

Opinion By Bill McEwen Madera County District Attorney David Linn can't huff and bluff his way out of this toxic mess. But that's exactly what he's trying to do amid damning allegations that he has...

10 Questions With Fresno State’s First Lady, Mary Castro

Mary Castro became the First Lady at Fresno State in 2013 when her husband, Joseph I. Castro, was selected as the university’s eighth president. It is a role that she embraces with great zeal. Indeed, she is one of the busiest and most high-profile women in th...
We've got issues, and we're willing to share
(but only if you want them in your inbox).