Brand lays out future focus

In front of hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand detailed what he wants to accomplish in office. Brand delivered a keynote address to a Fresno Chamber of Commerce brunch event in his hono...

Four views on Sanctuary Cities

In January, Lee Brand declared that Fresno is not a sanctuary city. A week later, he said “The only difference between Fresno and other cities who label themselves as sanctuary cities are only words with no ...

Smittcamp honored for business, philanthrophy

Bill Smittcamp knew that Valley Children's Hospital was an important part of the community. But he never felt that he would make use of one of his philanthropic pursuits. During a speech accepting the Leon S...

Next steps for Fresno’s $70 million

The next step for Fresno collecting $70 million in state funds happened today (February 9) in Sacramento. The board of the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) handed over the duties to administer the program to ...

Sheriff in DC for Trump speech

Fresno Sheriff Margaret Mims attended the Major County Sheriffs' Association meeting in Washington D.C. this week. President Trump addressed the national law enforcement group this morning (February 8), ple...

Chatting with Matt Williams

Although he was traded away more than 20 years ago, Matt Williams remains a favorite among Giants fans. The slugging 3B played for San Francisco from 1987-96, helping the team to the 1989 National League crown ...

Clovis Council Candidates Forum

Four of the five hopefuls for the Clovis city council met at a forum Monday morning. The city hosted the event at the Senior Center. While not a debate format, the candidates answered questions one at a time ad...

Yovino on FUSD, Sanctuary Cities

Fresno County Office of Education Superintendent Jim Yovino spoke with GV Wire about a variety of education topics in the news this week. He talked about the change at Fresno Unified, with the firing of Supe...