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Looking for Extra Cash? County Needs Election Workers.

Fresno County Clerk Brandi Orth is looking for paid election workers who want to be a part of history. With the county launching 50 centers that give citizens more ways and more days to vote, the county needs reliable people with computer skills for tempora...
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Padilla on Census, Voter Fraud, and His Future

Secretary of State Alex Padilla is a busy man. Not only is he responsible for running a statewide election in less than 90 days, he is also leading California's census count effort. Padilla, in the middle of...

Many Fresno Incumbents Fail to Draw Opponents

The deadline passed Friday for candidates to file to run on the March 3, 2020, ballot. And several races featuring incumbents failed to draw even a single challenger. On the Fresno City Council, District 2's Mike Karbassi and District 6's Garry Bredefeld wi...
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Former DA Egan Is Running for Judge

Former three-term Fresno County DA Elizabeth Egan has entered the race to succeed retiring Judge Alan Simpson. Egan joins Douglas Treisman, a Fresno County senior deputy district attorney, in the competition for Simpson's spot on the Fresno County Superior ...

Down Millions, Fees on Local Construction Could Increase

Housing and commercial construction prices could increase under a plan from a government agency focused on transportation issues. Voters approved the Regional Transportation Mitigation Fee as part of the Measure C renewal in 2006. While Measure C extended a...