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Brand Still Can Be a Political Kingmaker

What does Mayor Lee Brand plan to do with his $450,000 political war chest? Brand amassed most of that amount in 2018, taking contributions from the who’s who of Fresno business and politics — public safety ...

It’s Kiss and Cry as New Council Sworn In

It was kiss and cry at the Fresno City Council chambers on Thursday (Jan. 10), as the ceremonial swearing-in took place for four members: incumbents Esmeralda Soria and Luis Chavez, as well as newcomers Miguel ...

Bredefeld Floats Money Back Guarantee. Will it Sink or Swim?

Dueling ideas for improving Fresno’s reputation for business friendliness are headed for another showdown. Fresno City Councilman Garry Bredefeld plans to officially introduce his "Money Back Guarantee" ordinance to his colleagues next Thursday (March 22). ...