Composite photo of a Clovis Police car and new Police Chief Curt Fleming

Clovis Quickly Identifies Its New Chief of Police

Curt Fleming will assume command of the Clovis Police Department on Aug. 3, succeeding Matt Basgall who announced his retirement date in late May. “Captain Fleming is a natural leader and an innovative profe...
Jerry Dyer runs for mayor

Police Chief Jerry Dyer Jumps Into Fresno Mayoral Race

Jerry Dyer, who often has cut a larger-than-life figure in 18 years as Fresno's police chief, is aiming for an even bigger stage as the city's next mayor. Amid chants of "Jerry! Jerry!" Dyer announced his candidacy at a news conference Wednesday morning at ...

LA & San Francisco Embroiled in Political Turmoil: Walters

Los Angeles Unified epitomizes the difficulties that large urban school districts face in selecting a superintendent to guide them through troubled waters. Superintendent Michelle King resigned earlier this month and, notes CALmatters columnist Dan Walters ...