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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...

Bessinger vs. Soares for open Clovis Council seat

In less than three weeks, Clovis voters will decide on three council seats, two of which are guaranteed to put someone new in office. Of those three races, only one has more than one person running: Drew Bessinger vs. Paul Soares to fill the remaining two-year...

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 bu...

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 Superintendent Michael Hanson. He also discussed th...

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 Trum...

RFK, Jr. on Monsanto, Immigration, Vaccines

Noted environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. appeared in Fresno on Friday. He was there on behalf of state court case where pesticide manufacturer Monsanto is challenge a state labeling law. GV Wire c...

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...