Clovis Mayor to Gov. Newsom: Don’t Shut Down Gun Stores

Clovis Mayor Drew Bessinger is asking Gov. Gavin Newsom not to restrict sales of guns and ammunition during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. "I am writing you to strongly oppose any such action," Bessinger wrote in a letter sent to Newsom on Wednesday. ...

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...

How Many San Joaquin College Grads Passed Latest Bar Exam?

Passing the state bar is hard. It’s supposed to be. The California bar exam results from February prove it. Of the 5,000-plus hopeful attorneys, only 29% passed. It is the lowest passage rate since the state started keeping records in 1951. Politics...