After a lengthy search, Westlands Water District hires new general manager
The district founds its replacement for Tom Birmingham, who retired last year after 22 years with Westlands.
March 21, 2023
Arias, Community Health scrape over alleged conflict of interests
The Fresno lawmaker pressed the hospital operator on allegations of misuse of government funds. The hospital pushed back.
March 20, 2023
Newsom eyes 2024 ballot measure to add mental health beds for homeless
The prospective ballot measure, set for introduction in the state Legislature, will require Calif. borrowing an unknown sum to construct new housing.
March 19, 2023
Newsom unveils homelessness plan to deliver small homes across state
Over 1,000 small homes will head to four cities in California, yet the Central Valley is not on the receiving end of the plan.
March 16, 2023
After SVB collapse, Valley banks survive volatile Monday, one eyes expansion
The fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank managed to generate a rough market day for Valley banks. Despite that, one is still moving forward with expansion.
March 14, 2023
Suit seeks to block Forest Service use of fire retardant to combat wildfires
The environmental group's lawsuit could bar forestry officials from effectively fighting devastating and deadly wildfires for years.
March 12, 2023
Phil Arballo, ex-Nunes, Duarte foe, moves from campaign trail to casting couch
Serial Congressional contender and Fresno Democrat Phil Arballo is seeking a 2024 rematch with Rep. John Duarte. He's also an emerging porn producer.
March 9, 2023
He said, she said: Kings Co. DA Hacker faces complaints over comments about Fagundes
Two Kings County employees filed workplace complaints alleging DA Sarah Hacker made vulgar comments about her predecessor, referencing alleged sexual harassment by ex-DA Keith Fagundes.
March 8, 2023
Evacuation warnings issued for upcoming severe storm
The foothill communities throughout Fresno and Tulare Counties are expected to be hit the hardest.
March 8, 2023
Derek Carr to sign with the New Orleans Saints
The ex-Bulldog will head to the Saints after a lengthy tenure with the Raiders to begin his career.
March 6, 2023