National Motto Added to Fresno Council Chambers

The phrase “In God We Trust” became America’s national motto by act of congress in 1956. Now, that motto is prominently displayed in the City Council chamber at Fresno City Hall. “It’s about faith, can’t dispu...

Fresno Seeks to Extend Federal Lobbying Deal

In an action scheduled for this Thursday’s (April 27) meeting, the Fresno City Council will vote to extend a contract with Simon & Co., a Washington, D.C. lobbying group. The group, headed by Len Simon, has...

Fresno State Hosts Annual Vintage Days Event

If you drive down Shaw Avenue this weekend, follow your nose to Vintage Days at Fresno State, where Senior Uriel Melendez is cooking up pulled pork sandwiches with the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Vintage Days...

High-Speed Rail Chief Steps Down

As the chief executive officer of California’s High-Speed Rail Authority, Jeff Morales presided over a mixed bag of results. Today (April 21), he announced his resignation from the position, simply citing a nee...

Fresno Promotes New City Manager From Within

It turns out that a nationwide search to fill a top role in Mayor Lee Brand’s administration was just down the hall. Today (April 20), Brand announced Wilma Quan-Schecter as new city manager. It is a promotion ...