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What Does Fresno Want in Next Police Chief? Everything.

Retired judge Robert Oliver summed up the 90-minute community conversation Tuesday night about picking Fresno's next police chief this way: "What I heard was, people are looking for a strong communicator, who pays attention to detail, can improve the sensitivities of patrol officers, and understands the city or can learn...

Council Progressives Draw a Hard Line on Gas Tax Dollars

On a Monday afternoon, Lee Brand and Miguel Arias stood side by side, shoveling dirt at a police station groundbreaking. Hours earlier, Arias was anything but smiles with Fresno’s mayor. He, along with three other council members, criticized Brand’s plan on how to spend $12 million in state funding for...