Power Short: Fresno lawmakers hit brakes on Dyer-backed study of government takeover of PG&E service

After three hours of debate, the launch of Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer’s latest battle with PG&E – exploring the creation of a taxpayer-funded power utility to supplant the company – didn’t go as planned.

Fresno lawmakers approve return to zoning rules for some of southwest warehouse district – but a new fight looms.

Despite last-minute intervention by Attorney General Rob Bonta, a thorny, make-or-break zoning issue surrounding some of Fresno’s largest industrial firms reached a partial settlement on Thursday.