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Edward Smith,
Multimedia Journalist

Edward Smith began reporting for GV Wire in May 2023. His reporting career began at Fresno City College, graduating with an associate degree in journalism. After leaving school he spent the next six years with The Business Journal, doing research for the publication as well as covering the restaurant industry. Soon after, he took on real estate and agriculture beats, winning multiple awards at the local, state and national level. You can contact Edward at 559-440-8372 or at

Stories by Edward Smith

A Million Californians Signed on to Prop 47 Reform. Now Newsom May Counter With His Version.

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward says admitting failure isn’t an easy thing to do. “I do not understand why the Democra...

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Builder Says Fresno’s New Home Space Is Vanishing. Where Will Buyers Go?

A major local homebuilder whose company has stressed affordability since its start says space for new homes in the city is dwindling quickly...

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Hanford Hospital Settles With State AG in Controversial Stillbirth Cases

Adventist Health Hanford has settled with the California Attorney General’s Office over accusations the hospital gave law enforcement ...

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Luxury Portable Bathrooms? Fresno Co. Lets You to Do Your Business in Opulence

A husband-and-wife team purchased luxury portable bathroom business The Oval Office Mobile Luxury Restrooms, Inc. Nick and Kimberly Rocca fl...

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Two Fresnans Defrauded a Mentally Ill Man out of Millions. First Sentencing Comes Down.

A federal judge sentenced a Fresno man to 15 years in prison for defrauding a “vulnerable physician” out of more than $2.7 milli...

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Madera Hospital Re-Opening Gets Closer With Arrival of State Loan Funds

The first portion of an essential $57 million loan arrived Monday at Madera Community Hospital. The California State Treasurer’s Offic...

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Selling a Home With a Well? Hurtado-Written Law Requires Telling Buyers About Issues

A new California law requires home sellers to disclose water well issues to potential buyers. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill ...

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One of Fresno’s Premiere Art Spaces Closing. Owners, Manager Look for Solutions

What was once of Fresno’s premier homes for all things art is being emptied as artists clear out their spaces from the Chris Sorensen ...

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Investigators Have Name & Face for Suspected Arsonist Who Left Notes at Fresno Homes

Fresno Fire Department investigators have identified a woman whom they think left handwritten notes at homes before lighting them on fire. F...

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Real Estate Merger Expands Pearson Commercial Brokerage Southward

Fresno’s largest commercial real estate brokerage merged with a Tulare County brokerage, furthering the presence and resources of both...

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California’s Self-Inflicted Fiscal Crisis Produces a Budget Full of Gimmicks and Favors

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AWOL Councilmembers Latest Twist in Polarized Parlier Politics

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The Urgent Need to Blow Off Swing Voters

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Today’s Teenagers Have Invented a Language That Captures the World Perfectly