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Will Soria Jump on High-Speed Rail Executive Position?

Last week, Caltrans announced it hired Diana Gomez as director for the region covering Fresno County and the Central Valley. Gomez left her position as the Central Valley regional director of the High-Speed Rail project. David Taub Politics 10...
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Radio Ad Slams Arambula Over Run-in with Supervisors

Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula's confrontation last week with members of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors has made him the target of conservative activist and campaign consultant Tal Cloud. David Taub Politics 101 Also in Politics 101:...
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Brand Still Can Be a Political Kingmaker

What does Mayor Lee Brand plan to do with his $450,000 political war chest? Brand amassed most of that amount in 2018, taking contributions from the who’s who of Fresno business and politics — public safety unions, developers, and attorneys. Davi...