Photo Illustration of Nelson Esparza and Brian Whelan

Whelan, Esparza Compete to Represent the Heart of Fresno

The ideological balance of the Fresno City Council hangs in the district carved out of the city’s center. Brian Whelan is a Republican. Nelson Esparza is a Democrat. Many of their views are consistent with their party ideology. Both want to succeed terme...
Fresno City Council District 7 candidates at GV Wire forum

Democrats Dominate Early Fresno District 7 Voting

Veva Islas, one of three candidates vying for the Fresno City Council District 7 seat, sent out a campaign email Wednesday morning stating that "Democratic mail ballots in District 7 so far are outnumbering tho...