Fresno voters have returned 29% of ballots thus far

According to the Fresno election office, 29% of voters in the city of Fresno have returned their requested vote by mail ballots. 127,562 vote by mail ballots have been requested for the general election with...

A look at who attends bond oversight meetings

by David Taub The Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is supposed to oversee bond spending in the Fresno Unified School District. It is currently comprised of 12 members appointed by school board members who ...
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Jim Costa on water, election, Clinton e-mails

by David Taub GV Wire caught up with Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno/Merced), running for re-election to the 16th congressional district. We discussed his support for Loretta Sanchez, running for U.S. Senate, the e...

Sanchez supporters gather in Fresno

by David Taub If you believe in polls, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Anaheim) has an uphill battle in her U.S. Senate race against Attorney General Kamala Harris. But, that didn't deter a group of current...

Note to readers

On Friday, GV Wire posted poll results about Measure X that was later pulled down. Upon further examination, the polling data was not correct. It polled city wide instead of just the borders of the Fresno Unifi...

GV Wire exclusive: Antonio Villaraigosa

by David Taub Antonio Villaraigosa stopped by in Fresno to speak at a water forum with many of the area’s heavy hitters. Hosted at the Univision studios in north Fresno, the former mayor of Los Angeles met w...

Review: Cirque feast for the eyes

by David Taub Cirque du Soleil began a six-show, four-night run Thursday at the Save Mart Center. “Toruk-First Flight,” inspired by the movie “Avatar,” certainly was a feast for the eyes. The stage encompass...