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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 council. The grandfatherly figure's message of smart ...

Exporting terrorism? A look at the Saudis and Wahhabism

Saudi Arabia is known as world’s largest oil exporter, processing 18% of the world’s oil. Saudi Arabia is also known as the home of 15 of the 19 9/11 terrorists. There is something else exported out of Saudi Arabia that some consider more dangerous: the religi...

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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