Miguel Arias OK With Tax Vote for More Fresno PD

Miguel Arias thinks he understands the issues facing Fresno better than anyone running for Fresno City Council, District 3. That is why he is running for the seat that covers much of south and west Fresno, including downtown. Currently in the final term as ...

Fresno Expands ShotSpotter Gunfire Coverage

The Fresno City Council unanimously approved adding 2.26 miles to its ShotSpotter coverage at Thursday's meeting. The three-year cost for the additional area, which covers the new Bus Rapid Transit corridor ...

Take 5: Veva Islas on Her District 7 Council Run

Veva Islas draws her motivation from her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant laborers. After growing up in Fresno and Kern County, she now works as a public health care advocate. She now wants to serve as a Fresno city councilwoman from District 7. She ...

Take 5: Nelson Esparza on His City Council Run

Nelson Esparza says he wants to positively affect the lives of more people in Fresno. So, he is running for higher office. Voters elected him to the Fresno County Board of Education in 2016. Now, Esparza is ...

Fresno Council to Vote on Massive Business Park

Politics 101 David Taub The Caglia family wants to build a 2 million-square-foot industrial business park on Central Avenue in south Fresno. The Fresno City Council will vote on the project at its Thursday meeting (Jan. 25). A group of loc...

Whelan Supports Brand Agenda in District 7 Run

Flanked by Fresno’s mayor and the man he hopes to replace, attorney Brian Whelan announced his run for city council Thursday. Making his remarks on his front lawn, just a block south of Christmas Tree Lane, Whe...

Take 5: Public Service Motivates Miller in District 3 Race

Daren Miller, running for Fresno City Council's District 3 seat, says he is not a politician. "I'm an educator who's going into politics. I'm a public servant," he says. District 3 is currently represented by Oliver Baines, who will term out of office at...