Photo of Fresno mayoral candidate Jerry Dyer

Changes Coming to City Hall Leadership on Dyer’s Watch

Jerry Dyer still has eight months until he takes office as mayor of Fresno. The coronavirus pandemic has slowed his transition. "The hope is at some point we get this COVID-19 behind us and then I can start putting together my transition team. We have a num...

Dyer’s Granddaughter Stars in Debut Mayoral TV Ad

Have you seen Jerry Dyer's granddaughter Charlotte? She is the star of Dyer's $37,690 TV ad buy in his campaign for Fresno mayor. Dyer's holiday theme ad also features his wife, Diane. David Taub Politics 101 "Charlotte reminds us what'...

Brand Touts Higher Rainy Day Fund In ‘Status Quo’ Budget

Mayor Lee Brand described his proposed 2020 Fresno budget as “status quo.” Not much is different in FY 2020’s $1.187 billion spending plan, a 3.5% increase from FY 2019. "By all accounts, we are one of the best-managed cities in America." — Fresno Mayor ...

Janz Takes Swings at Brand in 2020 Mayoral Opening Round

The gloves are off in the 2020 Fresno mayoral race, and it’s only the opening bell. Surrounded by 60 or so supporters, Andrew Janz officially announced his entry into the race for the city’s top leadership job. He called himself a fresh breath of air, hopin...