Recreational Cannabis Shops? Mayor Brand Says No Way.

The top story out of Thursday’s (June 14) Fresno City Council meeting was the approval of a November ballot measure taxing cannabis sales. Politics 101 David Taub Regulations are still needed before there is anything to tax. And two-thirds...
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FUSD Trustees Go Slow on Go Schools Advice

Go Public Schools Fresno has authored a report detailing new ways to think about education. On Wednesday (May 23), Fresno Unified trustees offered a Solomonesque solution in a tug-o-war between the group and...
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Teachers Deserve More Pay, Respect: Zakaria

Teachers in states across the country have walked out of classrooms in recent months to draw attention to low wages and a lack of support from lawmakers — and by extension, the voting public. In his May 18 commentary, Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakari...

Is Dyer Opening the Door to a Political Future?

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer is not ruling out a future in politics. Politics 101 David Taub “I’ve never shut a door on anything. But I do know at the present time, I’m very happy serving as the police chief," Dyer told GV Wire. "Ther...