Council Preview: Fireworks Expected

Fireworks will explode at Thursday’s Fresno City Council meeting. Not literally, though. The council will hold a discussion on future enforcement efforts of illegal fireworks at the request of sixth-district...

Neighbors Saying No to ARCO

This empty dirt lot at the corner of Bullard and Figarden in northwest Fresno is the future home of an ARCO gas station and the accompanying AM/PM. City staff recommends that the Planning Commission give the gr...

Recap & Trade: How Valley Legislators Voted

Governor Jerry Brown pushed hard for a Cap & Trade extension and thanks to approval from both chambers of the legislature, he will get it. Monday night (July 17), the state Senate approved AB 398 (28-12)...

The Future of Fulton Street

In the first of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a walking tour of the iconic location in downtown Fresno. Craig Scharton, the interim president/CEO of the Downtown Fresno P...

Valley PBS Presents Tapped Out

"Tapped Out," initially airing on Valley PBS (KVPT-18.1), tells the story of water from the perspective of the farmer. The four-part series, by filmmaker Jeff Aiello, explores all aspects of Valley water: wh...

Federal Water Battle: HR 23 Play by Play

“Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” -attributed to Mark Twain The fight over who gets to use California’s water spilled again on the floor of the House of Representatives. The same fractures...

Cleaner Air or Over-Regulation?

It’s a plan to expand a state program that is supposed to clean up the air. The current Cap & Trade program is supposed to expire in 2020. But, leaders in Sacramento, led by Governor Jerry Brown (D) want...