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...

Will More Police Make Fresno Safer?

Public safety dominated the 2016 mayoral campaign. Mayor Brand stated a goal of 1,000 officers on multiple occasions on the campaign trail and wants to get there by the end of his term. In his recently re...

Council Thursday: Art, Budget and Solar

City council heard Mayor Lee Brand’s presentation of the $1.1 billion budget at a meeting on Thursday (May 25). Just like his public introduction earlier this week, Brand highlighted the public safety compon...

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...

Fresno Promotes New City Manager From Within

It turns out that a nationwide search to fill a top role in Mayor Lee Brand’s administration was just down the hall. Today (April 20), Brand announced Wilma Quan-Schecter as new city manager. It is a promotion ...

Fresno Police Auditor Leaving

Sources tell GV Wire that Rick Rasmussen, the Fresno’s independent police reviewer, will not have his contract renewed. His last day is May 1 April 30. The city hired Rasmussen in 2012. However, he worked re...