With Another Search Looming, Hall Named Fresno PD Chief

Andy Hall learned he would be named Fresno's next chief of police only two days ago. The deputy chief ascended to the top position in the department without ever applying for the job. Hall said he received a call from the mayor’s office on 3 p.m. Wednesday....
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State Politicians Still Up to their Sneaky Tricks: Walters

Californians like transparency when its comes to their elected leaders. Voters demanded that legislation be printed three days in advance when Proposition 54 passed in 2016. 'Mushroom Bills' Grow in the Dark But as CALmatters columnist Dan Walters notes i...

Editorial: Insidious AB 1250 Bad for California

It's difficult to imagine worse legislation than Assembly Bill 1250, which pretends to promote transparency and save taxpayer dollars but is really a brazen attempt to add more dues paying members to California's public employee unions. The bill by Reginald...