Dyer Calms Protester, Invites Him to Panhandling Discussion

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer demonstrated his leadership skills Wednesday at a street corner news conference unveiling a plan to discourage panhandling. While city councilmembers Garry Bredefeld, Miguel Arias, and Paul Caprioglio announced their plan, a t...
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After War of Words, Mayor Orders Street Fight Delay

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand on Tuesday pulled a controversial spending plan for the city’s roads off this week’s city council agenda. “In light of recent rhetoric, I have decided to pull the Administration’s proposed SB1 project plan from Thursday’s Council meet...
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Bredefeld’s Money-Back Guarantee Gains New Support

Two business-friendly Fresno city councilmen are putting their money where their mouth is. Technically, it’s the city’s money.  “Money-back guarantee holds the bureaucracy at City Hall accountable.” — Councilman Garry Bredefeld Garry Bredefeld (Distri...