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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...

Soccer Fans Unite. Want Foxes to Stay in Fresno.

Supporter groups at Chukchansi Park for Fresno FC's regular-season home finale cheered their team as they have for the last two seasons. They banged drums, played vuvuzelas and trumpets, and shook their tambourines. "Let's send a message to the USL, the ...

Will Fresno Council Support DACA? Vote at Next Meeting.

The Fresno City Council will weigh in on an issue of nationwide importance at Thursday's meeting. Councilman Miguel Arias wants his colleagues to support filing a friend of the court brief on behalf of the DACA case at the U.S. Supreme Court. David ...

Elizabeth Heng Behind AOC Video Sparking Debate

The biggest explosion from Thursday's Democratic presidential debate didn't take place on the stage in Houston. It took place during one of the ad breaks. New Faces GOP PAC aired a video featuring the face o...
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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...

Balch Exits Mayoral Race, Citing Family Priorities

Elliott Balch, the chief operating officer of the Central Valley Community Foundation, pulled the plug on his Fresno mayoral campaign Tuesday night. Balch's exit, along with Mayor Lee Brand's earlier decision to not seek reelection, reduces the field to jus...