Uber/Lyft fee for Fresno-Yosemite Airport goes down in flamesApril 6, 2017
A big question looming over today’s Fresno City Council was whether the body would adopt a $3 per ride user fee for rideshare services like Uber and Lyft picking up passengers at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport....
Bredefeld v. The World: City Council devolves into high drama of chaos, crisisApril 3, 2017
Feuding Council members, behind-the-scenes smack talk, and political payback mark the climate at City Hall.
Granite Park operators pushing for permit to bring alcohol to the old ball gameMarch 31, 2017
Fresno City Hall’s planning department could make its recommendation by today (March 31) or Monday on an interesting conditional use permit application tied to Granite Park. The application was filed by Paul Miller of The...
Forgotten Fresno: Future of Veterans Boulevard down to simple pitch in D.C.March 30, 2017
City Hall is gambling the project on a flight to Washington, pigeonholing top officials in the Trump Administration, and squeezing them for $45 million.
Historic preservation chief Hattersley-Drayton leaves City Hall after 15 yearsMarch 27, 2017
Serving Fresno for nearly 15 years meant being in the spotlight rather often to deal with questions of maintaining its aging buildings.
6 areas Mayor Lee Brand hopes to collaborate with the County of FresnoMarch 23, 2017
Brand and City leaders have their first powwow (of many) with County leaders on April 6 to begin reconciling longstanding icy relations.
Brandau stakes fight against Sacramento’s sanctuary state proposalMarch 21, 2017
The looming storm of mass civil disobedience, if not civil war, comes to Fresno City Hall on Thursday. That’s when the City Council will debate the merits of Steve Brandau’s proposed resolution opposing “sanctuary state”...
Celebrating 140 years, Fresno Fire Department focuses on modern mission and challengesMarch 17, 2017
Fresno Fire Department's 14 decades of dedicated service to Fresno spotlights one key lesson – always get better.
City Council hands blessing, oversight to Brand’s Public Safety BoardMarch 17, 2017
The Board, blessed by a 5-2 vote, is part of a wider mayoral effort to achieve the twin goals of reducing crime and securing more public trust in the Police Department.
Councilwatch: Police Board goes under the microscopeMarch 16, 2017
The legislation will give authority to nine Fresnans from all walks of life and all parts of town appointed by the Mayor to investigate Fresno P.D.