Mayor Brand Vetoes Cannabis Business Regulations

Mayor Lee Brand vetoed the Fresno City Council's plan for recreational cannabis business regulations on Monday. The council long debated the plan, which included several social equity components, for stores ...

Council Takes Aim at Leakers, Revises Cannabis Store Rules

The City Council approved its anti-leaker ordinance, with one amendment, by a 4-3 vote. The one change: if an elected leader is accused of illegally divulging confidential information, the council would considering hiring an independent counsel to decide wh...

Could City Ordinance Punishing Leakers Also Go After Media?

A proposed Fresno City Council ordinance would punish City Hall officials and staff who reveal confidential information, as well as those who receive privileged materials. "We have problems with information that gets leaked out of our closed session items, ...