Take Five: Newsom on HSR Audit, Toxic Masculinity

Gavin Newsom visited Fresno on Wednesday (Nov. 29) in his official duties as lieutenant governor. Newsom presided over the California State Lands Commission meeting. According to Newsom’s office, this is the first time ever the state agency held a meeting in F...

GV Wire Tracks Down Isadore Hall at ALRB

It’s a Monday afternoon in Sacramento. In an auditorium at the Employment Development Department, about a dozen people in total gather for a public meeting of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Most of tho...

Local Millions on the Line for State Gas Tax

The California legislature is scheduled to vote on a dramatic increase to the gasoline tax later this week. Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing hard for the $52 billion tax to help repair roads and other infrastructure...

Vidak Accuses Dem Leader, Ag Group in Hall Conspiracy

Sen. Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) lobbed another charge about the appointment of Isadore Hall to the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Less than two weeks after accusing Hall of having a vendetta against those who opposed him, Vidak now says there is a ...

Change in law could increase home prices

A bill circulating in Sacramento could make home buying just a little bit harder. AB 199 would apply prevailing wages for labor building private homes, with those in the building industry saying that would have a drastic effect on home prices. Prevailing wa...