Swearengin Named to State Committee on Housing, Econ

Ashley Swearengin, Fresno's former mayor and current president/CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, will serve on a new state economic committee. Organized by California Treasurer Fiona Ma, Swearengin is part of the 12-member Housing, Economic De...

Karbassi Takes District 2 Council Seat in Runaway Win

Jump to Results ↓ Perhaps the most joyous person in the room at an election return party was the elder Mike Karbassi. Neither a cane nor a stoop in his walk prevented him to going around from guest to guest telling them how proud he was of his son, the y...
Police Chief Jerry Dyer

Police Chief Dyer Looms Large in NW Fresno Council Race

Fresno's police force is entering a period of significant change, with the man who led the department for 18 years stepping down. That makes the issue of public safety even more pivotal for candidates vying to represent northwest Fresno on the city council. ...