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Arias Will Resign Fresno Unified Post on Friday

Miguel Arias and Nelson Esparza are officially Fresno city councilmen, assuming office Tuesday, as prescribed by the city charter. They will be ceremonially sworn in Thursday (Jan. 10). Politics 101 David Taub For Arias, he will focus his ...

Run-offs Likely in Fresno Council Races. Madera DA Ousted.

UPDATED AT 12:18 A.M. The three Fresno City Council seats up for grabs in Tuesday's primary appear headed to November run-offs. With 91% of precincts reporting in District 7, Brian Whelan was capturing 39% of the vote — well below the 50% plus one vote n...