Poll: What Should Fresno’s Marijuana Limit Be?

The Fresno City Council will try for the third time Thursday to set a limit on how many marijuana plants people can grow at home. California law allows six plants per residence, but local jurisdictions are allo...

Fresno Council: Marijuana Regs, Carbon Credits

Council Tackles Marijuana Plant Limits Again Here are the items that are grabbing my attention from the Thursday, Aug. 24, Fresno City Council meeting: Will the third time be a charm for the city to adopt...

Talk Show Host Lands on 940 ESPN

A Fresno radio host is returning to the air. Christopher Gabriel, last heard on Power Talk 96.7, will debut a new afternoon show on 940 ESPN, starting Aug. 28. The show will air 3-6 p.m. with an extra Friday morning show as well. The versatile host has b...

Campus Leaders Speak on California Travel Ban

Goldsmith, Castro Offer Different Takes on AB 1887 A state law enacted this year would prevent public institutions like Fresno State from using taxpayer money to travel to eight states that are perceived to ha...

More Rain Amid Climate Change? It Could Happen

UC Riverside Climatologist Challenges Conventional Thinking Many people in the Valley are worried about the prospect of climate change resulting in more frequent, more intense and longer droughts in California...

Fresno City Manager Stakes Out Her Priorities

Fresno’s new City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter gave her first public address last week at a Chamber of Commerce event. She echoed City Hall priorities and revealed some interesting facts about upcoming projects. She looks forward to the Amazon fulfillment ce...
Republicans are pushing to recall California Sen. Josh Allen for his backing of the gas tax hike.

Recall is Latest Stinky Political Mess in Sacramento

California Republicans would like nothing more than to mount a successful recall of Josh Newman.  He is a Democratic state senator from conservative Orange County who won the traditionally Republican-held seat ...
Los Angeles, despite its bigger population, has yet to eclipse the Bay Area in political strength.

Walters: LA vs. Bay for economic, political dominance

Bay Area Wisely Diversified Economy Although the current power balance in California baseball tilts toward Los Angeles, Dan Walters takes a deep dive into the causes behind the shifting economic balance in the state — away from a declining Los Angeles and tow...