Photo Illustration of Nelson Esparza and Brian Whelan

Whelan, Esparza Compete to Represent the Heart of Fresno

The ideological balance of the Fresno City Council hangs in the district carved out of the city’s center. Brian Whelan is a Republican. Nelson Esparza is a Democrat. Many of their views are consistent with their party ideology. Both want to succeed terme...

Live June 5 Election Results From GV Wire

Here is a look at the election results in the June 5 primary up through 12:26am: City of Fresno Council District 3 94% of precincts reporting (50% plus one vote wins outright. Otherwise, top two advance...
Fresno City Council District 7 candidates at GV Wire forum

Democrats Dominate Early Fresno District 7 Voting

Veva Islas, one of three candidates vying for the Fresno City Council District 7 seat, sent out a campaign email Wednesday morning stating that "Democratic mail ballots in District 7 so far are outnumbering those of Republicans by almost 3 to 1!" As the rac...
Middle school students work at computer in classroom

FUSD Trustees Go Slow on Go Schools Advice

Go Public Schools Fresno has authored a report detailing new ways to think about education. On Wednesday (May 23), Fresno Unified trustees offered a Solomonesque solution in a tug-o-war between the group and...