Video: Dyer vs. Janz in GV Wire Mayoral Forum

Fresno mayoral candidates Jerry Dyer and Andrew Janz face off in a one-hour forum moderated by GV Wire news director Bill McEwen. Click on the video above to see where they stand on addressing homelessness, ...
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Valley County Puts Big Fines on Illegal Pot Grows

MODESTO — A Central Valley county will try to deter illegal marijuana cultivation by imposing hefty administrative penalties. The Modesto Bee reports the fines taking effect Dec. 19 in Stanislaus County are $1,000 per day per plant and will be assessed betw...

Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

LOS ANGELES — A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. ...

Drugs Hidden in Spray Foam Land Modesto Man in Nebraska Jail

State troopers weren't fooled when they came upon a box filled with spray foam after stopping a California driver on Sunday for speeding on Interstate 80 in central Nebraska. Arnold Rodriguez (Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) After detecting "indicators...