Take 5: Veva Islas on Her District 7 Council Run

Veva Islas draws her motivation from her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant laborers. After growing up in Fresno and Kern County, she now works as a public health care advocate. She now wants to serve as a Fresno city councilwoman from District 7. She ...

Take 5: Nelson Esparza on His City Council Run

Nelson Esparza says he wants to positively affect the lives of more people in Fresno. So, he is running for higher office. Voters elected him to the Fresno County Board of Education in 2016. Now, Esparza is ...

Whelan Supports Brand Agenda in District 7 Run

Flanked by Fresno’s mayor and the man he hopes to replace, attorney Brian Whelan announced his run for city council Thursday. Making his remarks on his front lawn, just a block south of Christmas Tree Lane, Whelan said he wants to create more Neighborhood Watc...
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Politics 101: Five Fresno Area Races to Watch

It’s a new year and the primary election is five months away: June 5. Here are five local races to keep a close eye on. School districts are not included, as voters do not choose candidates during the primary (that is saved for the November general election.) ...

Esparza Fined for Fresno Campaign Infraction

Nelson Esparza will be punished for accusations of illegal campaign transfers for his upcoming 2018 Fresno city council run. GV Wire has learned that Esparza signed a settlement letter with the City of Fresn...