Water Fee Vote Still on Horizon for Fresno

The Fresno city council took a complicated issue like water storage and made it complicateder. Coming back after a three month delay on how much to charge developers for water fees on new home construction proj...

How to spend $70 Million in Fresno

The city of Fresno is ready to receive its largest grant in history- $70 million. The debate on how to spend it is just starting. Wednesday night (February 15), the state agency in charge of distributing th...

Brand lays out future focus

In front of hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand detailed what he wants to accomplish in office. Brand delivered a keynote address to a Fresno Chamber of Commerce brunch event in his hono...
Apartment Inspection Act

Rental Inspection Plan Passes, 4-3

Minutes after the Fresno City Council passed a rental inspection ordinance, sounds of joy emanated from the lobby, a circle of activists cheering and hollering. Tenants' rights attorneys, Faith in Fresno le...

Hundreds rally for immigrants at Fresno City Hall

Could Fresno become a sanctuary city? Lee Brand told the Fresno Bee no earlier this week. At Thursday’s council meeting, Esmeralda Soria expressed her solidarity with the immigrant community during her counc...

Brand unveils apartment inspection plan

Tweaking the plan his predecessor started, Mayor Lee Brand talked about his version of an apartment inspection plan for the first time. Brand introduced his proposal at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce. He ...