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...

Brand: The Public Spoke on Parks-Only Tax

Measure P failed. Mayor Lee Brand acknowledges the ball is now in his court. Brand led the effort to defeat the city sales tax initiative that would have specifically benefited parks and cultural arts in Fre...

Measure P Ballot Error Could Wind Up in Court

Fresno’s city clerk erred when she sent the wrong ballot language to the county clerk regarding Measure P, the proposed sales tax to benefit parks, City Hall said Monday. What voters see on the ballot omits a few lines specifying areas the initiative would ...

Why is ‘Affordable Housing’ so Expensive to Build?

On a block dotted with blight and auto-related businesses, land at Blackstone and McKinley avenues in central Fresno soon could be transformed into an affordable housing complex. Most of the cost of the project would be taxpayer funded. As a result, the $38...
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Rob Poythress Banks on Experience in State Race

Rob Poythress says Sacramento has ignored the needs of the Central Valley for too long. The Madera businessman and farmer is one of several candidates running for the state Senate District 12 seat occupied b...

Esparza Fined for Fresno Campaign Infraction

Nelson Esparza will be punished for accusations of illegal campaign transfers for his upcoming 2018 Fresno city council run. GV Wire has learned that Esparza signed a settlement letter with the City of Fresn...

City Update: Marijuana Debate in 150 Seconds and More

The recycling and convenience store industries packed Fresno City Hall council chambers for Wednesday night’s (August 2) Planning Commission meeting, hoping to beat back proposals that would increase city regulations on their respective industries. And for the...