Gridiron to the Court: Wells Appointed New Fresno Judge

Ryan Wells always wanted to be a judge. "I felt I had the leadership skills. I have a really good ability to listen to both sides and be fair. ...  I just felt like it was part of who I was and that I would be good at it based on the skills I thought I had,...
Composite image of a gavel and newly appointed Judge Samuel J. Dalesandro Jr.

Newsom Appoints Dalesandro to Fresno County Judgeship

Samuel J. Dalesandro Jr. is the newest Fresno County Superior Court judge. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed him to the bench Monday to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Donald Black. Dalesandro, 43, has served as a Fresno County Superior Cou...