United Fresno Council Opposes Release of ‘Tower Rapist’

All six Fresno city council members signed a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, expressing concern about the potential early release of Rudolph Acosta. As reported by others in the Fresno media, Acosta was known as the “Tower District Rapist” and sentenced to 78 ...

Is Crime Going Up or Down in Clovis?

Crime in Clovis dipped slightly in 2017 compared to the prior year. Police Chief Matt Basgall will present his findings to the Clovis City Council on Monday (Mar. 5). Politics 101 David Taub Crimes defined by the FBI decreased 3% year-o...

Soria says PLA vote from Israel kosher

A lobbying group for electrical contractors is wondering whether the Fresno City Council violated state law with their December 15 vote on how to award public contracts for an impending $70 million state grant....

Fresno council heads to new year

The Fresno city council will hold their first full meeting next Thursday (January 12). Five members return, along with newcomers Garry Bredefeld (well, not new, as this is his second time around on council) and...