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Clovis Issues First Price Gouging Citation

A Clovis business owner with a checkered past has received the city's first citation for violating an emergency anti-price gouging ordinance. Green Planet, a janitorial service and supply company at 850 San Jose Avenue, suite 114, allegedly sold toilet paper, paper towels, sanitizer, and gloves for more than the allowed...

City Tells 89 Non-Essential Businesses to 'Cease Operations'

City Hall is serious about the anti-price gouging ordinance and shelter-in-place order put into effect in mid-March, and it shared the updated numbers Thursday morning to show what's been done so far. Fresno Price-Gouging Complaints Code enforcement has investigated 246 complaints of price gouging. Its officers also have investigated 265...

City Hits Northwest Liquor Store With $10K Price-Gouging Fine

If store owners don't believe Fresno City Hall is serious about cracking down on price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic, they should now. City officials said at a Friday news conference that it fined a northwest Fresno liquor store $10,000 for allegedly selling a 24-pack of bottled water for $16....