Crime & Punishment
It just became harder to be a dirty politician in FresnoMay 6, 2015
Politicians, whatcha gonna do when Lisa Smittcamp comes for you? From ABC30’s Corin Hoggard: The DA’s public integrity unit is designed to investigate and prosecute corruption by public officials. @ABC30 — Corin Hoggard (@corinhoggard) May...
Mr. GSD: How Brooke Ashjian got Fresno talking vocational educationMay 5, 2015
Two words have crept into the vocab of Fresnans across the political spectrum: vocational education. From KMJ’s Ray Appleton to City Councilman Sal Quintero, the issue of vocational education has reached a fever pitch. But why?...
That Was A Freebie
Free cow was apparently too good to be mooMay 4, 2015
Buyer beware, people. When something’s too good to be true, it probably is. Or for this particular Craigslist poster: if something’s too good to be moo, it probably is. That’s right, there’s a new scam...
Rankings on Rankings
The number of Fresno kids waiting to go to charter schools is INSANEMay 4, 2015
Demand for Fresno area charter schools has skyrocketed, according to a report from California’s charter school trade association. The California Charter Schools Association released its annual survey of charter school waiting lists across the Golden...
Introducing the ObserverMay 4, 2015
Welcome to CVObserver! We want to answer two big questions: who are we and what are we going to do? What exactly are we all about? We enjoy staying up-to-date with the good and bad...
Fresno City Hall
Decision on Northeast surface water treatment plant on Fresno City Council docketMarch 7, 2018
Brand administration recommends W.M. Lyles Co. bid for NE water treatment plant, but low bidder, Mountain Cascade, Inc. had issues with the bid process and may threaten litigation.
Fresno City Hall
New Fresno Northwest Police station opens and provides a glimpse into future population growthMarch 8, 2018
Fresno police stations are strategically located and display the City's planning as Fresno's population could hit 1 million by 2100.
The boon for Tedford’s Fresno State turnaround? Tickets, recruits, and buzz.October 24, 2017
Jeff Tedford and his Bulldogs are well on their way to giving Fresno State officials something they’ve dreamed about for years: Leverage on the ticket prices.
Bulldogs steamroll New Mexico, 38-0, with dazzling offenseOctober 14, 2017
Behind Marcus McMariyon's arm (and even legs), Fresno State continued its roll through Mountain West play staying unbeaten in the conference.
Jim Verros on a Fresno Unified strike: “It’s going to change the conversation”September 25, 2017
A teacher's strike will shakeup the summer storyline of Brooke Ashjian's comments and put the focus back on bread-and-butter issues.
Jim Verros on DACA changes: “Absolutely this is a ploy” by both partiesSeptember 10, 2017
Jim Verros talked with CBS47 This Morning to discuss changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.