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Payne Bypassed for State Center Board Presidency

Trustee Eric Payne The State Center Community College District were united Tuesday in their support of a single candidate to become the board president. John Leal, whose nomination was made by outgoing president Debbie Ikeda and seconded by trustee Eric Pa...
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Campaign Watchdog Hits Payne With $54K in Fines

The state agency in charge of enforcing campaign finance law gave State Center trustee Eric Payne a break on Thursday. Facing 21 counts for various infractions, including failures to file paperwork in a time...
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City Council OKs Moratorium on Fresno Water Fines

The Fresno City Council unanimously approved a moratorium on fines for excessive water usage at special meeting Thursday. The moratorium is retroactive to Oct. 1. The council will convene again on the subject in January. Council members additionally inst...