Posted by George Hostetter on October 15, 2014
A local business pulling in more than $100 million a year whose owners have no apparent worries other than figuring out how to spend the money ended up in a federal court hearing on Wednesday fighting for its corporate life because the owners leaders couldnt stop themselves from brandishing handguns and pulling false fire alarms in the middle of their own shop even as customers were eagerly giving them more money.
Make no mistake, Fresno and the central San Joaquin Valley have never seen anything quite like the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino legal rhubarb that got underway at downtowns Robert E. Coyle federal courthouse.
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Posted by George Hostetter on October 6, 2014
Fresno City Council members should revisit Lee Brand’s marijuana ordinance. They’re missing a good opportunity to debate the challenges of maintaining public order in a world that prizes personal expression above good manners.
Posted by George Hostetter on September 4, 2014
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Posted by George Hostetter on August 2, 2014
Oliver Baines wants consumers to give a big funding boost to Fresno's basic services. But he's waiting for the right time to ask them to do it.