Fresno County is No. 1 in California Poverty

News Analysis By Drew Phelps Fresno County is finally number one … in the percentage of individuals living in poverty. According to the results of the U.S. Census’ single-year American Community Survey from 2016, Fresno County reached the top posi...

Fresno County Budget Hits $3 Billion for First Time

Big but balanced. That describes the proposed budget announced by Fresno County Board of Supervisors Chairman Brian Pacheco in his State of the County speech Thursday at an event hosted by the Fresno Chamber...

GV Wire Tracks Down Isadore Hall at ALRB

It’s a Monday afternoon in Sacramento. In an auditorium at the Employment Development Department, about a dozen people in total gather for a public meeting of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Most of those in attendance are ALRB staff. The meeting it...

High-Speed Rail Chief Steps Down

As the chief executive officer of California’s High-Speed Rail Authority, Jeff Morales presided over a mixed bag of results. Today (April 21), he announced his resignation from the position, simply citing a nee...

Fresno Pet Stores Promote Rescue Shelters

Recently, in San Francisco an ordinance was passed that animals sold in pet stores can only come from rescue organizations. However, in Fresno, pet stores made their commitment early on to avoid selling pets...