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...

The Great Fresno Cop Debate: 1,000 or 900 Officers?

When he campaigned for mayor two years ago, Lee Brand often cited 1,000 sworn officers as the goal for the Fresno Police Department. Listen to any of his recent speeches, like during a recent campaign fundraiser, and his goal remains 1,000 officers. Does Ch...
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Will Brand Be Kingmaker in Council Races?

Mayor Lee Brand is taking an active role in the Fresno City Council races. Tate Hill is the latest candidate to receive the mayor's blessing. Brand sent a fundraising email Thursday on Hill’s behalf, asking ...

Judge Cans Controversial Fresno Recycling Ordinance

Recycling in Fresno parking lots will continue — despite an attempt to regulate the centers out of existence. A Fresno County Superior Court judge has invalidated a city ordinance that would limit, if not outright close, numerous recyclers operating in the ...

What Leads Annual Wish List of Clovis Residents?

The Clovis City Council will hear results of a survey on what its citizens want Monday night. However, it is a familiar tune: public safety and street repairs. Politics 101 David Taub City staff will present the results of the mostly-onlin...