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Letter Perfect: Why P is for Parks and Z is for Zoos

Is it a coincidence when a local ballot measure is assigned the perfect letter to entice voter support? In Tulare County, that may be the case. Politics 101 David Taub There, voters will be asked to form the Yettem-Seville Community Ser...

Villaraigosa Makes His Case to Valley Voters

Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa likes to visit the Central Valley — again, again and again, as he says. This past week, the former Los Angeles mayor made two stops to Fresno and the surrounding ...

Follow the Money: Whelan Flexes Fundraising Muscle

Financial figures are in for the first 111 days of the year of the Fresno City Council campaign. Politics 101 David Taub Candidates have released their Form 460, which lists how much money they raised, plus who made donations greater than ...

Garcia Seeks Full Term as Auditor-Controller

Oscar Garcia wants the public to know what the Fresno County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector does and why it's important. Garcia is the incumbent in the position, having been selected by the Board...

With FPOA Endorsement, Wilson Says He’s Best for Judge

When it comes to judicial races, it is common to find law enforcement groups supporting a candidate from the district attorney’s office. But Roger Wilson, a Fresno defense attorney who often represents law-enforcement clients, won the nod of the Fresno Poli...

Is Dyer Opening the Door to a Political Future?

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer is not ruling out a future in politics. Politics 101 David Taub “I’ve never shut a door on anything. But I do know at the present time, I’m very happy serving as the police chief," Dyer told GV Wire. "Ther...