Spend Fresno Taxpayer Money for Irrelevant Ballot Resolution in November?
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...
Has Lee Brand already locked up the Mayor’s race?May 3, 2015
City Councilman Lee Brand just might have intentionally (or unintentionally) shut down one of the most interesting Valley races in 2016: Fresno’s mayoral race. His bid, in earnest, started when The Fresno Bee‘s George Hostetter announced in 2012 that...
Fresno City Hall
$213k “Misunderstanding” Between Fresno City Hall and SPCA: All You Need To KnowJune 13, 2018
Minimum wage hikes in California are behind the additional $213,000 needed for SPCA to keep current service levels in the City of Fresno.
2018 Election Results in Fresno Council Races May Provide a Glimpse Into the 2020 Mayoral Race?June 11, 2018
Mayor Lee Brand’s endorsed candidates may all make the November runoff, but Council may still see three Democrats elected in November.
Fresno City Hall
Parks, Police, Neighborhoods, and Animals ALL Need Money in the City of FresnoJune 11, 2018
Mayor Brand’s budget and election season brings parks initiative, public safety tax, neighborhood revitalization needs, and animal lovers needing more money and taxpayers could be the answer.
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.