Clovis Councilman Defends ‘Riffraff’ Renters

During last week’s debate about approving a Clovis housing development, a comment from the audience set off Councilman Vong Mouanoutoua. He delivered a passionate retort, defending apartment renters like himself as good citizens. Members of the public broug...

Politics 101: Should Clovis Tax Airbnb Rentals?

Should Clovis residents who rent out their homes through services such as Airbnb be taxed? The Clovis City Council will ask staff to come up with a plan at Monday’s (Oct. 9) meeting, which is scheduled for 6...

Bessinger Reflects on 100 Days on Clovis Council

On July 4, America celebrates its 241st birthday. On the same day, two Clovis city councilmen celebrate 100 days on the job. When Drew Bessinger and Vong Mouanoutoua took office in March, they became the first new members of the Clovis council in 14 years. ...

City of Clovis Welcomes New City Manager

In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Clovis City Council appointed Luke Serpa as the Clovis City Manager effective July 1, 2017. “This was an incredibly important decision for the Council,” said Clovis ...

Clovis Council Candidates Forum

Four of the five hopefuls for the Clovis city council met at a forum Monday morning. The city hosted the event at the Senior Center. While not a debate format, the candidates answered questions one at a time addressing subjects as how to improve the economy, h...