Tulare Mayor in His Own Words on Ag Controversy

Does Tulare Mayor Carlton Jones’ job depend on ag? Based on the reaction to his recent comments on Facebook, it might. Politics 101 David Taub Social media and local talk radio lambasted Jones over the past few days over comments in a Face...
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Will Brand Be Kingmaker in Council Races?

Mayor Lee Brand is taking an active role in the Fresno City Council races. Tate Hill is the latest candidate to receive the mayor's blessing. Brand sent a fundraising email Thursday on Hill’s behalf, asking ...

Poverty Pimps? Brandau’s Low Blow from Dais

Opinion by David Taub Is Steve Brandau worried about losing his conservative street cred? How else would you explain his excoriating of legal advocates for the poor from the city council dais? Thursday night (Jan. 25), the Fresno City C...