The Firestorm Over Prof. Maischak

Fresno State became the latest epicenter of the academic culture wars when Breitbart reported on Saturday about a series of tweets made by a Fresno State instructor. Professor Lars Maischak, a history instructo...

Whistleblower Says ALRB Forced Her Out of Job

A whistleblower who used to work for the Agricultural Labor Relations Board claims she lost her job, a victim of retaliation. “Because I exercised my first amendment rights, they bullied me out of the ALRB,”...

Valley Delegation Split on Gas Tax Vote

In a late night for the California legislature, both branches passed a gas tax pushed heavily by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday (April 6) night. First, the state senate passed SB 1 by a 27-11 margin. Then, in a sess...

City Votes to Add to New Home Fees

New home owners will see their price to achieve the American Dream increase thanks to a decision made Thursday (April 6) by the Fresno city council. By a 5-1 vote, the city will increase fees charged to develop...

Council: No Ride Sharing Fees at Airport

City Hall wanted to charge airport passengers who use Uber and Lyft an extra $3 each time they are dropped off or picked up a fare. But, the city council, led by sixth-district councilman Garry Bredefeld said n...

Fresno Syrian Responds to Chem Attacks

The chemical attacks in Syria have shocked the world. In the northwest Syrian region of Idlib, close to 100, including children…dead. Images of lifeless civilians…. Are too much to describe… Said Ha...

Local Millions on the Line for State Gas Tax

The California legislature is scheduled to vote on a dramatic increase to the gasoline tax later this week. Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing hard for the $52 billion tax to help repair roads and other infrastructure...

Fresno Police Auditor Leaving

Sources tell GV Wire that Rick Rasmussen, the Fresno’s independent police reviewer, will not have his contract renewed. His last day is May 1 April 30. The city hired Rasmussen in 2012. However, he worked re...