Analysis

How Valley Delegation Voted on Health Care Bill

The House voted today (May 4) to replace "ObamaCare," 217-213. All 217 votes were from Republicans (20 Republicans voted no, joining 193 Democrats). Here is how the Valley delegation voted: Yes: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Fresno/Clovis/Visalia) Rep. David V...

Brandau’s First Hand Look at Syrian Refugees

For the past week, Fresno city councilman Steve Brandau went around the world to get a first hand look at how Syrian refugees are coping. With 11 members of his Northwest Church, the group traveled to Lebano...

$45 Million Makes Vets Blvd. a Reality

Traffic.  It’s what residents of northwest Fresno have had to deal at Herndon and Highway 99. About 250 residents attended a meeting Wednesday night about the Veterans Boulevard Project. The idea is extend Veterans Boulevard through a series of overpasses f...
Apartment Inspection Act

Rental Inspection Plan Passes, 4-3

Minutes after the Fresno City Council passed a rental inspection ordinance, sounds of joy emanated from the lobby, a circle of activists cheering and hollering. Tenants' rights attorneys, Faith in Fresno le...

Friant Dam 101

After experience more rain here in Fresno and in California than we’ve seen in recent years, how will that affect water storage? GV Wire went up to Friant Dam, just north of Fresno to find out. Melting snow ...

Bitwise’s Soberal talks about downtown expansion

Bitwise, the innovative downtown Fresno technology company, announced they are expanding to three more locations. They are the Bitwise 41 location at the former Old Spaghetti Factory at R Street and Ventura; Bitwise at State Center Warehouse, also on R Stre...

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...

Welcome, New Americans

An American dream came true for 827 new United States citizens. At the monthly naturalization ceremony, citizens from five different continents and 49 different countries took the oath, pledged to the flag and ...

Research shows Highway 99 America’s most dangerous

by David Taub Fresno has earned another dubious distinction: most dangerous highway in America.  A group called ValuePenguin rated Highway 99, which runs from Sacramento to Bakersfield as the deadliest based on fatal accidents per 100 freeway miles. The ...
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