Mayor Lee Brand’s 2018 State of the City Address

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand gave his 2018 State of the City address on June 20 at the Fresno Convention Center. The luncheon event is organized annually by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. Brand talked about a variety of issues including water, homelessness, publ...

Liberal Dems Could Challenge Sen. Feinstein in ’18

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, 84, said Monday that she will run again in 2018, touching off the possibility of a fierce battle within California's Democratic Party. Though often denounced as a liberal by Republicans, Feinstein is regarded as being overly conservat...

Fresno City Manager Stakes Out Her Priorities

Fresno’s new City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter gave her first public address last week at a Chamber of Commerce event. She echoed City Hall priorities and revealed some interesting facts about upcoming projects....

The Future of Fulton Street, Finale: Parking

GV Wire concludes its series touring Fulton Street. I asked our host, Craig Scharton from the Downtown Fresno Partnership, how much turning Fulton Mall into Fulton Street costs. ”$22 Million, about the cost ...

Fulton Street Tour, Part 3: Will it Succeed?

We continue our tour of the soon-to-be-reopened Fulton Street with Craig Scharton with the Downtown Fresno Partnership. And, we are what could be called the heart of Fulton and the city, the Pacific Southwest Building. Scharton says it is the anchor of the ...

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...

The Future of Fulton Street

In the first of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a walking tour of the iconic location in downtown Fresno. Craig Scharton, the interim president/CEO of the Downtown Fresno P...