Overtime

Joseph Castro talks Chavez, Rate Hikes, Critics

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro spent a few minutes with GV Wire at today's garlanding ceremony for Cesar Chavez. We discussed what Chavez meant in his life, news of Fresno State's economic impact to the Valley, recent news of tuition hikes and even C...

Bessinger, Ashbeck, Vong win Clovis election

It was a mild surprise among Clovis election watchers, but maybe it really shouldn't have been. Former police captain Drew Bessinger won the only competitive seat in Tuesday night's election for Clovis city cou...

GV Wire Spotlight: Legacy of Mayor Swearengin (part 1)

For eight years, City Hall is where Ashley Swearengin carried out her vision for what she felt was best for the residents of Fresno. No city leader is immune from criticism. And Swearengin was no exception. Whether it was cutting city staff and public safety t...

Fresno State’s Castro honored by Cal alumni

Joseph Castro is known as a Bulldog through and through. After all, he is the president of Fresno State. But, he is also an alumni of UC Berkeley. Last night (Feb. 22), the Cal Latino/Chicano Alumni club of the...

Mark Gardner talks Giants, bullpens

The pitchers and catchers have reported. Baseball spring training is open. The San Francisco Giants are getting ready for the 2017 season in Scottsdale. Clovis native Mark Gardner returns as the Giants bullpen coach. GV Wire recently talked with him at t...

Four views on Sanctuary Cities

In January, Lee Brand declared that Fresno is not a sanctuary city. A week later, he said “The only difference between Fresno and other cities who label themselves as sanctuary cities are only words with no ...

Yovino on FUSD, Sanctuary Cities

Fresno County Office of Education Superintendent Jim Yovino spoke with GV Wire about a variety of education topics in the news this week. He talked about the change at Fresno Unified, with the firing of Supe...

GV Wire talks to Armenian ambassador

Grigor Hovhannissian, the Armenian ambassador to the United States, visited Fresno this past weekend. GV Wire talked with him. Among the topics discussed: U.S.-Armenian relations; his thoughts on President Trump's executive order on travel; the proposed wall b...
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