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Fresno Liquor License Reform Plan Delayed a Week

A proposal to cap liquor licenses in Fresno will be delayed a week. The city is well above the number recommended by state Alcohol Beverage Control, and some parts of Fresno are saturated with stores selling booze. Councilman Miguel Arias had intended to...
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Clovis Mayor Answers Housing Commissioner: We Welcome All

Clovis leaders are pushing back against comments made by a Fresno Housing Authority board member who questioned the agency's first-ever project in their city. Terra Brusseau serves on the 14-member Fresno Housing Authority board. Brusseau's remarks, made...
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How Fresno Sets Its Road Repair Priorities

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand is hitting the reset button on how to distribute $12 million in SB 1 gas tax funds to repair local city roads. Four council members, whose districts' encompass south and central Fresno...
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Brandau and Bredefeld Deserve to be Read the Riot Act

Can I just call in Jack Nicholson to give Steve Brandau and Garry Bredefeld the full "You Can't Handle the Truth" treatment? If anyone deserves a big-league butt-chewing from the fictional Col. Nathan Jessup, it's the north Fresno councilmen who find themse...
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Mayor Brand Comes Out Against Anti-Panhandling Proposal

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand is opposed to lame-duck City Councilman Steve Brandau's anti-panhandling proposal. The proposal called STOP for "Safe Transfer of Objects to Pedestrians", which will be taken up at Thursday's council meeting, would forbid drivers from...