Philanthropy Day Celebrates Local Giving

Leading philanthropists from the Central Valley were recognized during a luncheon in Fresno last week. Seven individuals, companies and organizations received awards at the annual event celebrating National Philanthropy Day. The local honorees for 2017 are:...

Hate Crimes Up in California, But Not in Valley

Reported hate crimes may be increasing in California, but in the bigger Valley cities, things remain relatively unchanged. The city of Fresno saw three more hate crimes in 2016 than the previous year. That is b...

Does Fres-know Islam?

What do you know about Muslims?  Take the QUIZ above and find out what your peers said. People all over Fresno answer true or false questions about Islam only to be surprised by the answers. We cover topics from jeans to jihad. Be sure to follow GV Wire to be ...
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...

Politics 101: Darling Legal Challenge, Garbage Rate Hikes

The Fresno City Council unanimously approved a plan last week to move the Darling Ingredients rendering plant from a residential west Fresno neighborhood to a less-populated location five miles away. But while residents in the area hailed the move as a stri...