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Council Awards More Consultant Contracts

It has been a recurring debate at Fresno city council meetings this year. A consultant contract is up for vote, and Councilman Garry Bredefeld calls for debate on the issue. Thursday (April 27), Bredefeld took issue with contracts to hire a parks expert and...

Steyer for Gov: Will He or Won’t He?

In the final installment of GV Wire’s exclusive interview with Tom Steyer, he talks about his thoughts on the gas tax - recently raised by legislature - and his political future. Steyer says we need to fix r...

$6M in Contracts on the Line at Fresno Council

The city council will decide on nearly $6 million in contracts at Thursday’s meeting. Many of the requests for spending are for consultants. Some highlights: In an action scheduled for this Thursday’s (April...

Fresno Seeks to Extend Federal Lobbying Deal

In an action scheduled for this Thursday’s (April 27) meeting, the Fresno City Council will vote to extend a contract with Simon & Co., a Washington, D.C. lobbying group. The group, headed by Len Simon, has successfully served Fresno in a formal capacity s...

Fresnans Remember Armenian Genocide

It was 102 years ago, April 15, 2015, that the Armenian Genocide began. More than 1.5 million Armenians and many others perished at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Monday night at Fresno State, the community gathered to honor their memory. And naturally, m...

Exclusive: Tom Steyer Talks Trump

Tom Steyer is a force in California politics. The successful hedge fund manager turned environmental activist at NextGen Climate donated $91 million in the last campaign, making him the country's top donor acco...

Never Forget: Fresno Students Learn About The Shoah

The Shoah. It is the Hebrew term to describe the Holocaust. It is a time to never forget the six million Jews and six million others who perished at the hands of the Nazis in World War II. At Fresno High School, a Holocaust exhibit from the Simon Wies...
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