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...
Apartment Inspection Act

Rental Inspection Plan Passes, 4-3

Minutes after the Fresno City Council passed a rental inspection ordinance, sounds of joy emanated from the lobby, a circle of activists cheering and hollering. Tenants' rights attorneys, Faith in Fresno le...

Rental Inspection Vote Preview

Thursday is the day tenants’ rights activist has been waiting for. The Fresno city council will debate the long awaited rental inspection ordinance.  GV Wire has gauged thoughts from those groups, landlords and...

GV Wire talks to Armenian ambassador

Grigor Hovhannissian, the Armenian ambassador to the United States, visited Fresno this past weekend. GV Wire talked with him. Among the topics discussed: U.S.-Armenian relations; his thoughts on President Trum...

Hanson out at FUSD

As first reported on Twitter, Michael Hanson is out as the Fresno Unified superintendent, the school board announced in a special meeting tonight (January 30). His ouster is effective Wednesday (February 1). He...

Hundreds protest Trump at FYI

Hundreds gathered at Fresno Yosemite International Airport Sunday night, protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven countries. The crowd argued that only Muslim countries ...

Fresno council cancels parks PR deal

Last fall, the Fresno City Council granted a media consultant a six-figure contract to engage the public on parks. Today (January 26), they took it away. By a 4-2 vote, the council cancelled the $172,000 con...

Friant Dam 101

After experience more rain here in Fresno and in California than we’ve seen in recent years, how will that affect water storage? GV Wire went up to Friant Dam, just north of Fresno to find out. Melting snow ...

The $420k question: city buys contentious lot

The City of Fresno purchased a parking lot from a relatively unknown government agency on Tuesday (January 24). They plan to turn around that property, known as Parking Lot #2, in the name of revitalization. Bu...