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Bredefeld Says He’s Looking to Sue to Reopen Fresno

Fresno City Councilman Garry Bredefeld will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday to make a "major announcement" that he hopes will expedite the reopening of businesses. As part of Mayor Lee Brand's coronavirus emergency declaration on March 16, City Ma...
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City, County Will Get $175 Million in Fed COVID-19 Funds

The city of Fresno and Fresno County will receive a combined $175 million in federal funds to help combat COVID-19 through the CARES Act. The stimulus act set aside $150 billion for cities and counties with populations over 500,000. David Taub ...
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Dyer: Do Your Part and We Will Survive COVID-19

Jerry Dyer takes office as Fresno’s next mayor in nine months. Anticipating his Jan. 5, 2021 inauguration, Dyer is participating in city budget meetings with Mayor Lee Brand's team. He is fully aware of the type of challenging economy he will inherit. ...
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Specialty Drinks in a Vault: Inside Election Night Party

Progressives packed a party celebrating election night returns Tuesday for Andrew Janz for Fresno mayor and Tyler Maxwell for city council District 4. At The Vault inside the iconic Pacific Southwest building, hundreds partied for an apparent Election Night...
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