United Fresno Council Opposes Release of ‘Tower Rapist’

All six Fresno city council members signed a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, expressing concern about the potential early release of Rudolph Acosta. As reported by others in the Fresno media, Acosta was known as the “Tower District Rapist” and sentenced to 78 ...
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Improving Special Ed Top Priority For New FUSD Trustees

Three new members will join the Fresno Unified School Board on Wednesday, and all say improving special education will be among their top priorities. "That is something that is very high on my list," said Terry Slatic, who will succeed Brooke Ashjian repres...

Live June 5 Election Results From GV Wire

Here is a look at the election results in the June 5 primary up through 12:26am: City of Fresno Council District 3 94% of precincts reporting (50% plus one vote wins outright. Otherwise, top two advance...
Fresno City Council District 7 candidates at GV Wire forum

Democrats Dominate Early Fresno District 7 Voting

Veva Islas, one of three candidates vying for the Fresno City Council District 7 seat, sent out a campaign email Wednesday morning stating that "Democratic mail ballots in District 7 so far are outnumbering those of Republicans by almost 3 to 1!" As the rac...