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Mayor Brand Takes Heat for Vetoing Ban on Retroactive Raises

In the latest chapter of the bubbling fight over separation of power in Fresno City Hall, Mayor Lee Brand vetoed a resolution that attempted to restrict how staff pay raises are regulated. The city council voted 6-0 on July 25 to bar retroactive raises afte...

How AOC Became Part of Fresno Council Debate on Fire Fees

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has nothing to do with Fresno fire impact fees. The New York congresswoman certainly doesn't know anything about them. That didn’t prevent her name being evoked in a city council debate about it. The Fresno Fire Department says a...

One Fresno Splash Park Fixed. Two to Go.

Update, 6/05/19, 5:10 p.m.: The city reports that the splash pad at Todd Beamer Park is up and running. Says city spokesman Mark Standriff: "Todd Beamer splash pad is now running, thanks to an industrious staff member who salvaged parts from another pump to...