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Anya Ellis,

Anya Ellis began working for GV Wire in July 2023. The daughter of journalists, Anya is a Fresno native and Buchanan High School graduate. She is currently at the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in film and media studies and minoring in creative writing. She plans to pursue her masters in screenwriting after graduating. You can contact Anya at

Stories by Anya Ellis

Two Local High Schoolers Named Bank of America Student Leaders

Two high school students from Fresno County were selected as Bank of America Student Leaders and will participate in an eight-week paid summ...

/ 2 weeks ago

Fresno Police Intensify Efforts Against Impaired Driving

The Fresno Police Department is stepping up efforts to combat impaired driving, with targeted patrols planned for Saturday, June 29 from 4 p...

/ 3 weeks ago

Your Guide to July 4th Fireworks Displays Throughout the Valley

Join the Fourth of July festivities with community-led — and often free — events near you, including firework shows, parades, barbecues, and...

/ 3 weeks ago

Valley Air District Gets $9 Million in New Funding for Tractor, Diesel Truck Replacements

The Valley Air District is getting $9 million in federal grants to help farmers and truckers buy new environment-friendly ag tractors and he...

/ 3 weeks ago

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Clean Air Centers Offer Relief From Wildfire Smoke. Check Out the Map.

With wildfire season here, the California Air Resources Board has launched an interactive, statewide map of Clean Air Centers, where people ...

/ 3 weeks ago

Fresno Police Will Target Dangerous Drivers on Saturday

The Fresno Police Department is conducting a traffic safety operation Saturday from noon to 10 p.m., focusing on dangerous driver behaviors ...

/ 4 weeks ago

Know a Woman Who Uplifts Fresno? Nominate Her for a Marjaree Mason Award

The nomination deadline is approaching for the Marjaree Mason Center’s 41st Annual Top Ten Professional Women and Leading Business Awa...

/ 1 month ago

Fresno County Gets National Recognition for Poverello House Project

Fresno County has received a 2024 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties for its help in the Poverello House kitchen re...

/ 1 month ago

Fresno’s Juneteenth Freedom Run/Walk Inspired by Legacy of Opal Lee

“The 5-mile run distance is twice the length that Opal Lee, the 96-year-old who is known as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth” walked to collec...

/ 1 month ago

Fresno Boys & Girls Clubs Ring up a Taco Bell Grant. How Big Is It?

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County was awarded a $55,000 grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to bolster the ambitions of youth in Fresn...

/ 1 month ago

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