Government & Politics

Reports: Renteria to be Clinton’s national political director

A South Valley resident will be a key player in the 2016 race for the White House.

Local officials blast Governor’s drought legislation

Local leaders blasted Governor Brown's drought legislation at a Thursday press conference in Selma.More than two dozen local elected officials held a press conference Thursday morning in Selma to voice their displeasure with Governor Jerry Brown’s $1 billion emergency drought legislation.

Residents can vote for a Fresno park to win $20K

The City of Fresno is asking the public to vote for one of three local parks to receive a $20,000 grant as part of a national revitalization effort. 

First time in 15 years, Madera board meets financial deadline

The Madera County Auditor-Controller announced today that the Board of Supervisors has filed its financial statements with the state before the required March 31 deadline for the first time in at least 15 years.

Rep. Nunes chief of staff leaves for Westlands job

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) announced that long-time Chief of Staff Johnny Amaral is leaving for a position with Westlands Water District.

Assemblymember Perea to lead Cuba trade mission next week

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) announced he will lead a high-level trade mission to Cuba next week to establish relationships with key policymakers, farmers and agribusiness representatives.

Valley companies on state's top 500 delinquent tax list

The state has released its latest list of the top 500 sales & use tax delinquencies, with two Central Valley companies cracking the top 20.

Fresno hosting forums for community housing plan

The City of Fresno will host four public forums next week focusing on community development and housing needs in preparation of its next five-year Consolidated Plan. 

Mayor of Fresno won't seek US Senate seat

(AP) — The Republican mayor of the California city of Fresno has decided not to run for the United States Senate, an adviser said.

Group unveils No More Slumlords campaign

A local advocacy group is launching a video campaign it hopes will go viral and raise awareness about Fresno's ongoing slumlord problem.