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...

GV Wire in Washington: Valadao on Water

Congressman David Valadao authored H.R. 23, the “GROW” Act (Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017), which passed the House of Representatives on July 12 by a 230-190 margin. It now heads to the Senate whe...

The Future of Fulton Street Part 2

In the second of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a look at some of the historic buildings in downtown including the old JC Penney building and the Patterson building. Craig...

Why California Doesn’t Fund Bert & Ernie

Here’s a quiz: Which politician saved public broadcasting in his state? Governor-now-Vice President Mike Pence from deep red Indiana? Or Governor Jerry Brown from the leftist of the left, California? ...

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...

Artist Unveils Mariposa Concepts

“Public art has immense value to a community. It reflects civic pride, a sense of place. It is as important as good architecture and good city planning.” That is the philosophy of the man who will design the...

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 ...