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Measure P Architect Talks About Where New Version Is Headed

Elliott Balch, one of the architects of 2018's Measure P and now working on a new parks/public safety tax, says things are on track to get it to the ballot in November. "The injection of resources for our parks, arts, and trails would be transformational, a...

Fresno Judge Rules Measure P Parks Sales Tax Hike Failed

A Fresno County Superior Court judge has sided with a taxpayers advocate group's contention that a Fresno parks sales tax measure failed. Judge Kimberly Gaab issued the ruling Thursday, agreeing with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and against Fresn...

Water Returns to Fresno Splash Pads, For Now

The sounds of summer finally returned to two broken splash pads in Fresno. Kids giggled and screamed as a giant bucket dumped cool, refreshing water on them. Water cannons quelled the heat as the temperature...

Is Mayor Brand Free to Lead, a Lame Duck, or Both?

Last year produced the election that knocked City Hall off of its right-leaning political axis, propelled it sharply left, and made "patience" a word for a bygone era. Bill McEwen Opinion Deliberative, consensus-building Mayor Lee Brand sa...

Fresno Parks Director No Longer with City

Multiple sources have confirmed to GV Wire that Fresno’s parks director is no longer with the city. Parvin Neloms Junior’s last day was Feb. 22. The city hired Neloms in Oct. 2017 at a base salary of $150,000. “He was always a help. He cares about par...