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Will Brand Be Kingmaker in Council Races?

Mayor Lee Brand is taking an active role in the Fresno City Council races. Tate Hill is the latest candidate to receive the mayor's blessing. Brand sent a fundraising email Thursday on Hill’s behalf, asking ...

Tuck Makes His Case for State Superintendent

Marshall Tuck is running to be the state’s top education administrator, again. He knows it’s not the most glamorous of elected offices. “Not too many people know the position exists, but it’s a position that...

CTE Charter School Groundbreaking is Truly ‘Seismic’

Opinion  By Bill McEwen Mike Betts has pretty much seen it all when it comes to Fresno and to business. He is chairman of the board and CEO of Betts Spring Manufacturing, which has been around for a while -- 149 years to be exact. When he speaks, ...

National Support for Charter Schools Erodes

Less Than Half of Republicans & Democrats Back Charters By Leo Doran InsideSources.com Overall support for public charter schools has dropped significantly since last year, according to recently rele...