Politics 101: Promotions for Bettencourt, Sumpter

It is a quiet week on the political front with the Thanksgiving holiday. Here are some short items of note: Bettencourt Appointed to Trump Administration Aubrey Bettencourt, outspoken farm advocate and executive director of the California Water Alliance,...

Politics 101: Bredefeld, Baines and the Clerk

There have been interesting developments, first noted by CV Observer’s George Hostetter, about Fresno City Clerk Yvonne Spence taking offense to Councilman Garry Bredefeld’s NFL rant Sept. 28. Both Bredefeld’s ...

Esparza Fined for Fresno Campaign Infraction

Nelson Esparza will be punished for accusations of illegal campaign transfers for his upcoming 2018 Fresno city council run. GV Wire has learned that Esparza signed a settlement letter with the City of Fresn...

This Happened While You Were Out

This week GV Wire reporter Jamie Ouverson connects Fresno with her top stories of last weekend. NFL Teams Leading 'Week Two' - NFL Donald Glover Gives Thanks to President Trump at Emmys - The Hill Ro...

Residency Issues Leads to Planning Commission Change

One of Mayor Lee Brand’s latest appointments to the city Planning Commission lasted one meeting because of residency issues. Pao Yang wanted to serve the city. He is currently the executive director of the Fresno Center for New Americans. “It has always bee...

How Does a Fresno Rabbi Feel About Muslims?

On Friday, June 28th Rabbi Rick Winer spoke with Trevor Carey on The Trevor Carey Show. The Muslims communities around Davis and Fresno was the primary conversation. Winer has been an advocate.  For the Muslim ...

The Future of Fulton Street Part 2

In the second of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a look at some of the historic buildings in downtown including the old JC Penney building and the Patterson building. Craig Scharton, the interim president/CEO of the Downto...