Brown lawns are on the horizon as California head into summer – but not all turf is on the chopping block.
The already-contentious Fresno City Council took a new turn on Monday as two members will soon face off in the courtroom.
Allegations surfaced Friday that Fresno City Attorney Doug Sloan departed over an extortion attempt by City Council President Nelson Esparza. Friday evening, Sloan spoke out on the issue.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has begged Californians to cutback their water use, but March saw water use increase by 19 percent compared to 2020.
California’s legislature is joining the pack of entities probing the handling of sexual harassment investigations at the nation’s largest public university system.
A coalition of Southern California, Bay Area, and trade groups joined the Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley in pressing Sacramento for long-term water improvements.
It appears that California’s highest-in-the-nation average gas price of $5.684 today isn’t enough motivation to convince Golden State lawmakers to halt the state’s inflation-tied gas tax.
Advance Peace, a program that pays would-be violent criminals to stop their ways, has garnered heavy controversy over its approach. Its Fresno branch is no different.
“Let me be very clear: Government has absolutely no business interfering in the deal between private parties as is being done here,” Fresno City Councilman Bredefeld said.
The City of Fresno is set to swoop in and purchase the historic Tower Theatre, an action that will likely kickoff a new lawsuit against the City.