Cox Runs Over DMV During Fresno Campaign Stop

The modest wait times of DMV customers seemed to catch John Cox off-guard. The Republican candidate for governor visited Fresno on Friday afternoon, talking to motorists at the office on north Blackstone Ave...

Welcome to the Bay Area, Fresno and Merced!

Welcome to the Bay Area, Merced! Welcome as well to Modesto, Sacramento, and Yuba City. Looking south, you’re invited, too, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Salinas. And while you’re almost in another state, don’t worry, Tahoe City! Bay waters are warm. This ex...
Photo Illustration of the proposed Temperance Flat dam north of Fresno, California

Vidak: Brown Disrespects Valley Again With Dam Funding

Many of my Central Valley legislative colleagues are furious that the staff at Gov. Jerry Brown's Water Commission have rigged the system so the recently announced proposed funding for Temperance Flat Reservoir is just that — flat. It's not surprising that ...

Bullet Train Leader is ‘OK’ With a Do-Over Vote

Dan Richard, the longtime chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, told a Bay Area newspaper columnist Thursday that he is "OK" with allowing voters a second say on the controversial, budget-busting bullet-train project. "I actually would be OK...