Who the real presidential Valley Electors are

by David Taub As it is Election Day, the nation is voting for the next President of the United States. But, not directly. The Electoral College, defined in the 12th amendment of the Constitution, actually se...

Economist warns of Prop 55 volatility

Another economist is sounding a warning about Prop 55, the ballot measure that would extend taxes on the wealthiest Californians. Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Los Angeles-based Beacon Economics, s...

Valley economy outpacing nation in job growth

The Valley's economy continues to improve, according to the Craig School of Business at Fresno State. The latest San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index is up to 55.6. Last month it was at 55.0. According ...

Dan Walters on state races, Mayor’s future

Dan Walters has been writing about California politics for decades. The Sacramento Bee (and syndicated) columnist stopped by in Fresno this week to speak at the Ag Business Conference. He spoke with GV Wire abo...

Controller Yee mulls consolidating water districts

by David Taub State Controller Betty Yee delivered the keynote address at the Valley Venture Forum on Thursday (November 3) in Clovis. She talked about an idea to consolidate all the various local water cont...

Castro, Swearengin open Valley Venture Forum

The Lyles Center at Fresno State is hosting the Valley Venture Forum. The goal is the bring budding entrepreneurs with the funding they need to improve the Central Valley. Opening the morning were short spee...

Review: Car club donates $15k for police, vets

by David Taub It was smiles and gratitude this morning as the Central Valley Mustang Club presented four checks to help public safety on October 28. Raising more than $15,000 at an early October Fallen Heroe...