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Council takes two week pause on water fees

The Fresno city council took a complicated issue like water storage and made it complicateder. Coming back after a three month delay on how much to charge developers for water fees on new home construction projects, the council asked for another two weeks. ...

Full letter and report of EPA clearing Fresno

Earlier this month, Fresno’s City Hall announced that the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the city is in compliance with the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). That means Fresno’s drinking water has less than the required 0.015 mg/L (milligrams per...

Man Fights City Hall…and Wins

A local doctor fought City Hall and won. While it may have not been a David vs. Goliath battle, Dr. Eric Lindvall pushed back against government regulation and red tape in his attempts to renovate a downtown ho...

Working on a half-billion dollar project

Should unions be able to decide who gets hired to work on a half-billion dollar public works project? That is the decision that will be made by the board that oversees the area’s community colleges. It is an is...

Battle for AB 199: home prices at stake

The pricing of home construction could change dramatically, as both the labor and construction industry gear up for a fight in Sacramento. Industry analysts feel AB 199 could raise home construction costs by...

City history or red tape?

For many years, the term “Business Friendly Fresno” has been heard at City Hall in an effort to make it easy to expand the economy. But red tape and roadblocks from a city commission is preventing one man from turning a dilapidated home, into a café. Eric L...
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