Basgall Will Retire. Clovis Hunts for New Police Chief.

Clovis Police Chief Matt Basgall announced Thursday — one day after telling his staff — that he will retire on Aug. 2. "The police department staff does amazing work every day, and I leave knowing the department will remain in great hands.” — Matt Basgall, ...

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%) appear to be headed back to City Hall. Challenger...
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Four Candidates Run for Three Spots in 2019 Clovis Election

Four candidates will vie for three positions in the Clovis City Council election this March. Incumbents Drew Bessinger, Jose Flores, and Bob Whalen are seeking re-election, while Maeketah Rivera hopes to unseat one of them. Clovis elects its members-at-l...

Fresno Council to Vote on Massive Business Park

Politics 101 David Taub The Caglia family wants to build a 2 million-square-foot industrial business park on Central Avenue in south Fresno. The Fresno City Council will vote on the project at its Thursday meeting (Jan. 25). A group of loc...