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A Look at Fresno’s Judiciary as Mangano Takes His Robe

Even though he was sworn in last January, Robert Mangano took his black robe at a ceremony Friday, joining his brethren as a Fresno County judge. Dozens of his colleagues descended upon the event at the Fresno Veterans Memorial Auditorium officially welcome...

Who’s Next to Take on Nunes? 3 Democrats Enter the Ring.

Three Democrats have lined up to take the next shot at Republican Congressman Devin Nunes in 2020. It's an interesting trio. One runs a Fresno auto repair shop. Another bounced in and out of a Fresno City Council race before deciding to throw in for Califor...
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Brand Still Can Be a Political Kingmaker

What does Mayor Lee Brand plan to do with his $450,000 political war chest? Brand amassed most of that amount in 2018, taking contributions from the who’s who of Fresno business and politics — public safety ...

$75,000 Raised for Fresno Vets Memorial at City Hall

One week before Memorial Day, Fresno councilman Garry Bredefeld revealed good news about the memorial project on City Hall grounds. At last week’s city council meeting, Bredefeld announced that $75,000 has been raised for the already-approved memorial. The ...
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