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...

Is Clovis Economic Boom Headed for Slow Down?

At tonight’s Clovis council meeting (March 4), the board will hear a five-year economic forecast. The report indicates trouble looming: “The General Fund forecast continues to be much more constrained during...

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...
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Johnson’s ‘Small’ Donors? They Include Big Labor.

At Monday’s (Feb. 11) Board of Supervisors forum, candidate Nasreen Johnson criticized Steve Brandau for taking developer contributions. “My campaign comes from folks like you, writing small contributions. That’s how I’m running my campaign. I’m not tied to...
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Nasreen Johnson Jumps Into Race for Vacant Supervisor Seat

Nasreen Johnson is giving politics another chance. After finishing second in a four-person race for Fresno Unified school board last month, she plans to run for the vacant Fresno County supervisor seat. “I have a business background. To make sure we are ...