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Six Will Battle for Brandau’s Vacated Seat. Hunsaker Doesn’t File.

Six candidates are officially running in the Aug. 13 special election for the vacant northwest Fresno City Council seat. The deadline passed Friday, and one notable name is not on the list. Debbie Hunsaker, the president of construction support company Alert-O-Lite, did not return the paperwork to run.  Previously, she...

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 build. “When you go to shelters, and...