Fresno police advisory board

Questions Over Police Board Secrecy

When Fresno’s new police advisory committee convenes Tuesday for its first regular meeting, there will be no published agenda and no public participation in the group’s discussions. That’s because the entire group is appointed by the mayor and does not fall...

City Water Regs Reaches Restaurants, Hotels

Due to a proposed regulation on water use, that cold glass of water at the diner or a fresh towel at a hotel room could cost the server up to $200 in the most extreme scenario. It’s all part of a new plan Fr...

Man Fights City Hall…and Wins

A local doctor fought City Hall and won. While it may have not been a David vs. Goliath battle, Dr. Eric Lindvall pushed back against government regulation and red tape in his attempts to renovate a downtown ho...

GV Wire Spotlight: Legacy of Mayor Swearengin (part 1)

For eight years, City Hall is where Ashley Swearengin carried out her vision for what she felt was best for the residents of Fresno. No city leader is immune from criticism. And Swearengin was no exception. Whether it was cutting city staff and public safety t...