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Walters: A Not-So-Special Election

Clem Miller, a congressman from California’s North Coast known as Spendin’ Clem for his ability to bring home pork-barrel funding, was a shoo-in for re-election to a third term in 1962. However, a month before the election, a small plane carrying Miller to ...
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Council Increases Fire Fees on New Fresno Construction

A week after balking at raising fire impact fees for residential and commercial construction, the Fresno City Council approved a plan that will raise them 143%. The impact fees, which would help the fire department build new stations, are currently $779 for...

Brandau Apparent Winner for Vacant Supervisor Seat

Fresno city councilman Steve Brandau appears ready for an upgrade. With 100% of precincts reporting, Brandau leads in the special election for the vacant Fresno County Board of Supervisors District 2 seat with 57.5% of the votes. Fresno Economic Opportun...