Politics 101

Dozens Want a Role in Governing Local Schools

Politics 101 David Taub With the filing deadline three days away, 28 candidates (including 8 incumbents) have qualified for local school board races being decided in November's general election. Among the contests drawing interest is a rar...

Those Long DMV Waits Should Finally Shorten

Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) is known for fighting for issues he strongly believes in, but his efforts are usually greeted in Sacramento with partisan indifference. Whether it's his pro-life stances or ...

Bigger Senior Center and Library For Clovis

Plans for a bigger library and senior center in Clovis are advancing at a brisk clip. Politics 101 David Taub The Clovis City Council is set to vote on the 63,000 square-foot Clovis Landmark Commons Civic Center North Project on Monday nig...

Recreational Cannabis Shops? Mayor Brand Says No Way.

The top story out of Thursday’s (June 14) Fresno City Council meeting was the approval of a November ballot measure taxing cannabis sales. Politics 101 David Taub Regulations are still needed before there is anything to tax. And two-thirds...
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