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Revisiting Fresno’s Sputtering Growth Plan Is a Must

Only a newspaper editorial board and others who don't operate in the real world would advocate sticking with a growth plan that isn't working. Listen to this article:
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Blood Donations Needed After Fresno Mass Shooting

The Central California Blood Center needs blood following a mass shooting in southeast Fresno that killed four men and critically injured six other people Sunday. In a social media post on Monday morning, the ...
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Fresno Police Chief Search Team Will Include 3 Councilmen

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand has blessed a request that the city council have a larger role in the search for Andy Hall's successor as police chief. The compromise forged by the mayor and councilman Nelson Esparza comes amid lingering controversy about Hall's app...

Deputy Chief Hall Named Fresno’s Next Top Cop

Andy Hall, a deputy chief with the Fresno Police Department for the past three years, is Fresno's next police chief. Mayor Lee Brand and city manager Wilma Quan made the announcement in a morning news confer...
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Andy Hall Says He Is Next Fresno Police Chief

Andy Hall, a deputy chief with the Fresno Police Department for the past three years, said Friday morning that he will take over as top cop upon Jerry Dyer's retirement in mid-October. Hall confirmed reports...
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Fresno Police Captain Wants to Become Next Chief

One of the first applicants for the soon-to-be-vacant Fresno police chief position is an internal candidate. “I believe I have the abilities to fight crime, engage the community, and build trust." — Fresno police Capt. Mark Salazar, on why he is applying to...