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Affordable Housing in NW Fresno? Candidates Respond.

Californians are long past the point at which affordable housing can be written off as somebody else's problem. Last year, the Golden State had the 49th lowest ratio of housing units per residents among the 50 states. Average rent in Fresno is $1,060 as of ...

Candidates for Fresno Council Introduce Themselves

Fresno City Council candidates, tell us about yourselves. Three of the five men seeking to fill the council's empty seat and represent the city's northwest residents laid out their backgrounds and their ties...

No Cops, No Budget, Says City Council Candidate Karbassi

Fresno City Council hopeful Mike Karbassi wants District 2 to know he is the law and order candidate. At a fundraiser Tuesday night at the Sierra Sport and Racquet Club, having police chief Jerry Dyer and district attorney Lisa Smittcamp in attendance was a...
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After War of Words, Mayor Orders Street Fight Delay

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand on Tuesday pulled a controversial spending plan for the city’s roads off this week’s city council agenda. “In light of recent rhetoric, I have decided to pull the Administration’s proposed SB1 project plan from Thursday’s Council meet...