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Gov. Newsom Targets Fresno Needs With Big Bucks in Budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed $222 billion budget for 2020-21 includes tens of millions of dollars to improve efforts to boost economic development and medical education efforts in Fresno and the Valley — investments that local officials said Friday are highly ...
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Santa Has Gifts for Nunes, Newsom, and More

Jolly old Santa Mac is heading down the chimney with a bag of gifts for: — The seven Fresno Unified trustees, in the words of Toby Keith, "a little less talk and a lot more action" on student achievement. ...

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...
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They Made the News in 2018. Who Is No. 1?

Newsmakers come in all shapes, sizes, and impacts. There are those who dominate headlines and social media for a spell before free-falling back into obscurity. There are those who — by virtue of talent, posi...