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Feds Accuse Fresno Group Home CEO of Insurance Fraud

The founder and CEO of a Fresno group home has been indicted for allegedly defrauding insurance companies. A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment earlier this month against Orlando Gillam, 45, of Fresno. He faces mail fraud charges, U.S. At...

What Does Fresno Want in Next Police Chief? Everything.

Retired judge Robert Oliver summed up the 90-minute community conversation Tuesday night about picking Fresno's next police chief this way: "What I heard was, people are looking for a strong communicator, who pays attention to detail, can improve the sensit...
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It’s Not OK to Shoot a Dog and Leave It to Die

Fresno resident Josh Conder was sickened by what he saw Wednesday morning. "I hope one day you realize how much of a monster you are." — Josh Conder While driving his truck on the old section of Highway 41 at the San Joaquin River, Conder saw a dog lying...
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Kaiser Employees Lift Up Human Trafficking Victims

A bottle of shampoo. A tube of toothpaste. These are simple things that many folks take for granted. "We are incredibly grateful that Kaiser Permanente's employees made this donation to help our young adult ...
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How Fresno Sets Its Road Repair Priorities

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand is hitting the reset button on how to distribute $12 million in SB 1 gas tax funds to repair local city roads. Four council members, whose districts' encompass south and central Fresno, vociferously objected to Brand's original plan. ...