Fresno Teachers Union to Hanson: go now

At the end of last year when Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson announced his plan to leave his post in August 2017, that gave him nearly nine months left on the job. The teachers' union wants that to...

Thousands march at Fresno MLK event

Thousands, mostly students, lined the streets of downtown Fresno to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After hearing a program of speakers including Fresno city councilman Oliver Baines and state assemblyman Joa...

Costa talks inauguration, water

Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) spoke at the downtown Fresno Martin Luther King Day rally on Monday. He took time out to talk with the media in an impromptu Q & A. He said he is attending inauguration o...

How the Hall did he get ALRB appointment?

Is this a case of politics as usual? A former state legislator who lost bid for higher office and thus found himself on the political outside, seemingly found his way back in. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Frid...

GV Wire Special: Thafer’s Escape from Syria

In the next installment of GV Wire’s series on the Syiran crisis, we share the story of Thafer Kashak, a refugee from Homs. Once a thriving businessman, he fled his home country when the Civil War invaded his h...

Council votes to raise parking meters

Will free hour in parking garages be the next solution to get people to come to downtown? The Fresno city council voted 4-3 approving a staff plan to give an hour free at three garages, but also increase met...

Brand unveils apartment inspection plan

Tweaking the plan his predecessor started, Mayor Lee Brand talked about his version of an apartment inspection plan for the first time. Brand introduced his proposal at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce. He ...