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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

Marjaree Mason Center Shines Bright Orange Light on Teen Dating Violence

Every year, 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse at the hands of a dating partner, including three Fresno County teena...

/ 3 months ago

BofA Donated $900K, Employees Logged 11K Volunteer Hours for Local Nonprofits in 2023

Bank of America reports that it awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to local nonprofits serving Central Valley residents in 2023. These grants...

/ 3 months ago

Kings River Conservancy Youth Program Kicks Off in February

The Kings River Conservancy’s new youth-led program, developed to help young people get outdoors and learn through experience, starts ...

/ 3 months ago

‘Tis the Season for Gift Card Scams: How to Avoid Being Suckered

The Better Business Bureau warns holiday shoppers to be vigilant of gift card scams, which are on the rise compared to previous years. For y...

/ 4 months ago

Scammers Capitalize on Holiday Season by Selling Fake Postage Stamps

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the latest scam: counterfeit postage stamps. And, while, you might not lose much money...

/ 4 months ago

The County and State May Be Holding Money That Belongs to You. How to Claim It.

You may be missing out on money you’ve forgotten about. Now, there is an easy way for Fresno County residents to check online. The Aud...

/ 4 months ago

A Donation to Trees of Hope Spreads Cheer to Domestic Violence Survivors

Marjaree Mason Center is asking the community to spread holiday cheer to survivors of domestic violence through the Trees of Hope program. ...

/ 4 months ago

Want a Dog for a Holiday Gift? Check out Second Chance Shelter in Selma

The Second Chance Animal Center of Selma is attempting to find homes for more than 100 dogs before it shuts down at the end of December. The...

/ 4 months ago

The Holiday Spirit Is in Full Swing. Check Out This Valley Events Guide.

‘Tis the season! Thanksgiving has ended, and winter holiday celebrations have officially begun. Fresno and other Valley cities are joining i...

/ 5 months ago

War in Gaza Ignites Protests, Tensions at UC Berkeley. Would You Expect Any Less?

BERKELEY — The University of California, Berkeley has long been synonymous with student protests. Though most notable for 1960s demonstratio...

/ 5 months ago

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Fresno Unified Says It Has No Superintendent Succession Plan Despite HR Leader’s Claim

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Work Starts on Bullet Train Line From Las Vegas to LA

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Trustees to Vote on New Fresno High Gym, Bullard Security Fence. Who Were the Low Bidders?

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Will CA Lawmakers Crack Down on Spending by Utility Companies?