Fresno’s Parks Tax Likely Headed to State Supreme Court

Explaining why she didn't decide Wednesday whether voters passed Measure P, Judge Kimberly Gaab stated the obvious — no matter what she ruled, the case probably is going to the state's Supreme Court. The question awaiting an answer: If a tax for a specific ...
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Future Parks Tax Could Be in Hands of Fresno Council

Fresno councilman Miguel Arias doesn’t want to wait on the mayor to figure out a successor plan to Measure P. So, he wants the council to take the next step. Now Arias wants to establish a parks and public safety committee, with a focus on determining a new...
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Can City Ordinance “STOP” Panhandling?

UPDATE, 3/20/2019: Councilmembers Miguel Arias, Esmeralda Soria and Nelson Esparza formally announced their opposition to the ordinance written about below. They are holding news conference Wednesday (March 20) afternoon. With councilmen Steve Brandau, Paul...