Spelling Champ Ananya’s Whirlwind

It’s been a whirlwind tour since Fresno’s Ananya Vinay won the National Spelling Bee. GV Wire caught up with the soon-to-be middle school student at the Fresno State of the City event. We talked about her...

Brand: 10k jobs in 10 years

Mayor Lee Brand delivered his first State of the City speech since taking office. He delivered his address to a full house at the Fresno Convention Center New Exhibit Hall this afternoon (June 21). Brand rev...

City Mulls $200k for Immigrant Legal Fund

The city of Fresno would chip in $200,000 for a legal defense fund for illegal immigrants, under an amendment proposed in the city budget. Championed by councilwoman Esmeralda Soria and social justice group ...

Recap: Feinstein in Fresno

Senator Dianne Feinstein toured Fresno County during a visit on Thursday (June 1). She started at Terra Nova Farms in Helm. Then, former Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin hosted Feinstein for a luncheon atte...

Reaction to Pelco Layoffs

Once known as the leaders of cutting-edge surveillance cameras, a Valley company has fallen behind the technological curve. Pelco employees learned at a company meeting last week that 200 workers will be lai...

Watch: Mayor Brand Releases First Budget

Mayor Lee Brand announced his first budget for the city of Fresno. His proposal is for $1.1 billion, with $321 million going to the general fund. Watch his announcement above. Click here to read the budge...

From FUSD to a Medical Degree

Students, like those at Tenaya Middle School, now have a chance to pursue a career in medicine. In a first of its kind program, Fresno Unified is partnering with California Health Sciences University (CHSU). ...

Gus and Cara are Back in the Neighborhood

Cara Emes and her dog Gus are on the mend. The physical wounds of Cara and Gus are healing. One week after being attacked by a pitbull during a morning neighborhood walk, Cara cannot leave her home without t...