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2020 Election: Who’s Running for School Boards?

While the November ballot will have a major race on top of the ticket — president of the United States — there will be no races for city or county elected offices. David Taub Politics 101 The Fresno mayoral and council races were wrapped up in...

Incumbents Headed Toward Clovis Re-Election

Three Clovis city council incumbents appear headed for re-election, preliminary results show. Bob Whalen With 100% of the precincts reporting, Bob Whalen (32%), Drew Bessinger (31%) and Jose Flores (29%)...

Face-Off for Clovis City Council: Growth Is Hot Topic

The four candidates for three spots on the Clovis City Council have two things in common: They all work in law enforcement or the criminal justice system, and they are all Republican. But, that’s where the similarities end. Three of the four are experienced...

Rail Fail? Richards Answers Patterson’s HSR Questions

Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) had his chance on Thursday (Nov. 29) to confront high-speed rail leadership over a state audit, which blames high costs and delays on mismanagement of the project. HSR board vice chair Tom Richards, also from Fresno, def...

Clovis Councilman Defends ‘Riffraff’ Renters

During last week’s debate about approving a Clovis housing development, a comment from the audience set off Councilman Vong Mouanoutoua. He delivered a passionate retort, defending apartment renters like himself as good citizens. Members of the public broug...