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Fresno Council Approves Airport-Style Security at City Hall

UPDATE, 9:42 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 22  Without debate, the Fresno City Council approved new security measures for City Hall on a 6-1 vote, with Miguel Arias voting no. Sam Frank, president of the Fresno City Employees Association, supported council passin...

Karbassi Takes District 2 Council Seat in Runaway Win

Jump to Results ↓ Perhaps the most joyous person in the room at an election return party was the elder Mike Karbassi. Neither a cane nor a stoop in his walk prevented him to going around from guest to guest telling them how proud he was of his son, the y...

‘Tower Rapist’ to Stay in Prison at Least 3 More Years

Facing broad opposition to his release from prison, the man known as the "Tower rapist" was a no-show at his parole board hearing this week. As a result, he will remain behind bars for at least three more years. Rudolph M. Acosta, 53, waived his right to a ...