UPCOMING EVENTS

COVID-19 Live Stream

Thursday, May 29 | 4:00 p.m.

Join GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi, Fresno City Councilman Mike Karbassi & Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live discussion with special guest, Alex Costa, the owner of Mad Duck.




PAST EVENTS:

COVID-19: The Race For a Vaccine

Wednesday, May 27 | 1:00 p.m.

Join GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi for a live discussion with Neal Browning, a participant in Moderna’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial.




COVID-19 Live Stream

Friday, May 22 | 11:00 a.m.

Join Granville Homes President and GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi, Fresno City Councilman Mike Karbassi, Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau and and special guest Clovis Councilman Vong Mouanoutoua for a live discussion and Q&A session.




An Interview With Jerry Dyer

Friday, May 15 | 2:30 p.m.

Tune in for an interview with Mayor-elect Jerry Dyer, hosted by Darius Assemi.




COVID-19 Live Stream

Thursday, May 14 | 4:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi, Fresno City Councilman Mike Karbassi, Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau and Fresno City Councilman Luis Chavez for a live discussion on population density, small businesses and more.




COVID-19: Doctor's Q & A

Thursday, May 7 | 4:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi, City of Fresno Councilman Mike Karbassi and Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live discussion on the lessons learned from COVID-19.




COVID-19: Doctor's Q & A

Wednesday, May 6 | 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a live question and answer session featuring business leader Darius Assemi, along with medical professionals from the Central Valley: Dr. Sohrab Sohrabi (Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist) and Dr. Manavjeet Sidhu (Emergency Medicine).




COVID-19: Doctor's Forum

Wednesday, April 29 | 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a live question and answer session featuring medical professionals from the Central Valley: Dr. Sohrab Sohrabi (Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist) and Dr. Manavjeet Sidhu (Emergency Medicine).




COVID-19: Re-Starting the Economy

Tuesday, April 28 | 4:00 p.m.

Join Fresno City Councilman Mike Karbassi and Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live discussion about COVID-19 and re-starting the economy.




Local Restaurants and COVID-19

Thursday, April 24 | 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a live question and answer session featuring local restaurant owners: Alex Costa, the owner of Mad Duck, and Ali Nekumanesh, the owner of Colorado Grill.




Fresno and COVID-19

Wednesday, April 23 | 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a live question and answer session featuring medical professionals from the Central Valley: Dr. Sohrab Sohrabi (Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist) and Dr. Manavjeet Sidhu (emergency Medicine).




COVID-19 and Public Safety

Tuesday, April 21 | 2:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi, Fresno City Councilman Mike Karbassi and Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live discussion about COVID-19 and Public Safety.




Fresno and COVID-19

Thursday, April 17 | 1:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi, City of Fresno Councilman Mike Karbassi and Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live discussion on the economy, shelter in place orders and more.




Fight Against COVID-19

Wednesday, April 15 | 5:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi for an interactive discussion with experts on the next steps in the fight against COVID-19.




Live Q&A: The COVID-19 Economy

Wednesday, April 8 | 1:00 p.m.

Join business leader Darius Assemi for a live discussion examining the way forward for our economy. His guest is Dr. Manavjeet Sidhu, an Emergency Medicine Physician with an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.




COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

Friday, March 27 | 11:00 a.m.

A live question and answer session featuring medical professionals from the central valley: Dr. Sohrab Sohrabi (Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist), Dr. Alex Yu (Infectious Disease Fellow, UCSF FRESNO), Dr. Manavjeet Sidhu (Emergency Medicine), and David Luchini (Assistant Director of the Fresno County Health Department).





Shelter in Place: What Fresnans Need to Know

Monday, March 23 | 4:00 p.m.

A live town hall meeting about the #coronavirus public health crisis and Fresno's Shelter-in-Place rules.
Sponsored by the Office of Councilman Mike Karbassi





Fresno Mayoral Candidate Forum

Tuesday, January 7 | 5:30 p.m.

GV Wire in cooperation with CMAC





Fresno City Council Candidate Forum

Tuesday, January 7 | 7:30 p.m.

GV Wire in cooperation with CMAC

Learn more about District 4.



The Israeli – Palestinian Conflict: An American Zionist Perspective

Monday, December 9 | 6:00 p.m.

Clovis Community College, Academic Center 1
10309 N Willow Ave, Fresno





Uncovered: Israel's Occupation of Palestine

Wednesday, September 18 | 6:00 p.m.

Clovis Community College Forum Hall
10309 N Willow Ave, Fresno





District 2 Candidate Forum

Wednesday, July 31 | 3:00 p.m.

Candidates Attending: Mike Karbassi, Jared Gordon, Oscar Sandoval, Lawrence Garcia



Learn more about District 2.



District 2 Candidate Forum

Wednesday, June 26 | 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Candidates Attending: Mike Karbassi, Jared Gordon, Oscar Sandoval



Learn more about District 2.



Election Night Analysis

Tuesday, Nov. 6 | 8:30 to 10 p.m.

Join us tonight for live analysis of local general election results. Hosted by Sevag Tateosian with a panel including GV Wire senior reporter David Taub and former Fresno City Council Members Linda Calandra and Tom Boyajian.




Fresno City Council Candidate Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 16 | 6:30 p.m.

Fresno City College Old Administration Building Auditorium
1101 E. University Ave, Fresno

The six candidates running for Fresno City Council in Districts 3, 5 and 7 will give their views on taxes, public safety and neighborhood quality of life among many others local issues. The public is invited.

Area 3 Candidates: Miguel Arias, Tate Hill
Area 5 Candidates: Paula Yang, Luis Chavez
Area 7 Candidates: Brian Whelan, Nelson Esparza





Measure P Community Forum

Thursday, Oct. 11 | 6:00 p.m.

Islamic Cultural Center Multi-Purpose Room
2111 E. Nees Ave, Fresno

Advocates for and against Measure P will give their views in a forum moderated by GV Wire News Director Bill McEwen. Members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.




Fresno Unified Trustee Debates:

In November, local voters will elect four trustees to serve on the Fresno Unified School Board. These trustees are responsible for educating more than 74,000 students and managing a budget in excess of $1.3 billion in California’s fourth largest school district. Turn to GV Wire to learn more about the candidates who are seeking to set Fresno’s educational priorities for the next four years.


Candidates

Area 1: Robert Futentes, Keshia Thomas
Area 3: Valerie Davis, Mark Ratchford, Karl Diaz
Area 4: Christopher De La Cerda, Veva Islas
Area 7: Nasreen Johnson, Terri Edwards, Amanda Karabian, Terry Slatic


Tuesday, September 25

Trustee Area 4 (McLane)
Trustee Area 7 (Bullard)


Monday, September 24

Trustee Area 1 (Edison High)
Trustee Area 3 (Sunnyside High)



 

Fresno City Council - District 7: Candidate Forum

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018  |  6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno  |  2111 E. Nees Ave.

Candidates seeking the District 7 seat on the Fresno City Council faced off in a May 1st forum hosted by GV Wire, Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals and the Community Media Access Collaborative. GV Wire’s Bill McEwen was the moderator for the forum, which was held at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno starting at 6pm. Questions to candidates were be posed by McEwen, along with a panel of journalists and community members.

Learn more about District 7.


 

Fresno City Council - District 3: Candidate Forum

Candidates seeking the District 3 seat on the Fresno City Council faced off in an April 19 forum hosted by GV Wire, Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals and the Community Media Access Collaborative. GV Wire’s Bill McEwen was the moderator for the forum, which was be held at Westside Church starting at 6pm. Questions to candidates were be posed by McEwen, along with a panel of journalists and community members.

Learn more about District 3.

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