Analysis

Brand: 10k jobs in 10 years

Mayor Lee Brand delivered his first State of the City speech since taking office. He delivered his address to a full house at the Fresno Convention Center New Exhibit Hall this afternoon (June 21). Brand reviewed his accomplishments, including the establish...

Will More Police Make Fresno Safer?

Public safety dominated the 2016 mayoral campaign. Mayor Brand stated a goal of 1,000 officers on multiple occasions on the campaign trail and wants to get there by the end of his term. In his recently re...

From FUSD to a Medical Degree

Students, like those at Tenaya Middle School, now have a chance to pursue a career in medicine. In a first of its kind program, Fresno Unified is partnering with California Health Sciences University (CHSU). ...

Pathway to Medical School

It’s being called a groundbreaking program. A pathway for Fresno Unified students to obtain a medical degree. The school district and California Health Sciences University (CHSU) will announce a partnership ...

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...