River Access Re-Do? Board Expects Another Contentious Vote

The controversial question of where the public should be allowed to access to the San Joaquin River for recreational activity is up for debate once again. Like last time, there is considerable disagreement on the best path. In Dec. 2017, the San Joaquin ...

Animal Shelter Gets Green Light, but Likely Lawsuit Awaits

Overcome with emotion, Derrel Ridenour wiped his eyes with tears of joy and tears of victory. Moments earlier Tuesday, the business magnate and animal lover heard the news he’s fought years to hear — unanimous approval of the animal shelter he wants to buil...

Watch Bruce Rudd Drop the Hammer on River Board

On Wednesday (Dec. 13), the state agency in charge of San Joaquin River issues approved a contentious plan to build an access point that runs through Spano Park in northwest Fresno. The location pitted neighbor...

Will River Board Decide Access Issue? We Poll Them

The San Joaquin River Conservancy board meets Wednesday (Dec. 13), 10:30 a.m. at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District (808 Fourth Street, Clovis). One item is on the agenda: Where to build a new access point to the planned Eaton Trail expansion? The choice...