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A Brief History of Fresno’s Spiral Garage

When city leaders approved the spiral garage 51 years ago, they hoped it would strengthen the Fulton Mall, which had been closed to auto traffic just a few years prior. The city initially approved building the garage in February 1968. The minutes of the mee...

Notes on Spiral Garage Appraisal

Gregg Palmer of James. G. Palmer Appraisals Inc. of Fresno performed the appraisal of the spiral garage and its adjoining commercial space, delivering the report to City Hall in February 2018. The 121-page docu...
Screenshot of Measure P Forum

GV Wire Measure P Forum

On October 11, 2018, advocates and opponents of a new tax to support public parks in Fresno met to debate the issue in a public forum. If approved by voters on November 6, Measure P will raise the sales tax ...

How Do You Survive an Active Shooter? Run. Hide. Fight.

"This may be the most important video you ever watch." Thus begins this video posted Feb. 18, 2018, on YouTube by the California State University system. Although the odds are slim that you will ever face an active shooter, the chances are increa...

Rohingya Woman Witnesses Husband’s Murder

Violence against the Rohingya continues in Myanmar, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to neighboring Bangladesh for safety. Refugees who have escaped Myanmar describe brutal attacks on Rohingya villagers by...

What is Terrorism?

Terrorism is defined as “the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political or social objectives.” But ask civilians what terrorism means, and they have many different definitions that boil down to this: Te...