Swearengin Named to State Committee on Housing, Econ

Ashley Swearengin, Fresno's former mayor and current president/CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, will serve on a new state economic committee. Organized by California Treasurer Fiona Ma, Swearengin is part of the 12-member Housing, Economic De...

March Ballot Will Include $15 Billion Schools Bond

SACRAMENTO — California's voters will vote next year whether the state should issue $15 billion in bonds for school construction and modernization projects. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday placin...
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Bernie Sanders Sets Thursday Stop at Fresno City College

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is bringing his bid to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election to Fresno City College. The "Bernie 2020 College Rally" at the community college campus is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday. According to his campaig...

Dyer Outlines Plans for Final Months as Chief

Jerry Dyer is on the final sprint to his Oct. 15 retirement date after 18 years as Fresno's police chief. He'll spend most of it on his hammock, metaphorically speaking. David Taub Politics 101 Politics 101 asked Dyer about the end of h...
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Pelosi Implores Democrats to Unify, Warning of Dangers Ahead

WASHINGTON — At a pivotal moment Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood before House Democrats with a lofty message and a stark warning. "We're a family and we have our moments. You got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it. But do not tweet about ou...