From Washington: Costa Breaks with Dems on Water

When the House of Representatives voted on the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act last month, only one California Democrat voted in favor of the bill authored by Hanford Republican David Valadao. He was...

From Washington: Denham on Water, Immigration

Continuing GV Wire’s coverage in Washington, D.C., we speak with Valley Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock/Modesto). We touch on what comes next for H.R. 23, the GROW Act by fellow Valley congressman (and offic...

From Washington: The Next Battle For Water

Any Valley resident or farmer will tell you, where the water flows, food grows. It was July 12 that the latest Congressional effort to provide water for Central Valley farmers passed the House of Representat...

Exclusive Talk with Antonio Villaraigosa

The race for governor runs through Fresno. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa paid another visit Monday afternoon (July 24), meeting with about 40 business people, educators and farmers, listening...

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Makes Fresno Stop

Visiting with a tableful of supporters, Lieutenant Governor hopeful Eleni Kounalakis visited Fresno on Friday morning. The stop is part of a road tour that is taking her to all parts of the state in advance of ...

Valley PBS Presents Tapped Out

"Tapped Out," initially airing on Valley PBS (KVPT-18.1), tells the story of water from the perspective of the farmer. The four-part series, by filmmaker Jeff Aiello, explores all aspects of Valley water: wh...

Federal Water Battle: HR 23 Play by Play

“Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” -attributed to Mark Twain The fight over who gets to use California’s water spilled again on the floor of the House of Representatives. The same fractures...

Recap: Feinstein in Fresno

Senator Dianne Feinstein toured Fresno County during a visit on Thursday (June 1). She started at Terra Nova Farms in Helm. Then, former Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin hosted Feinstein for a luncheon atte...