Posted by George Hostetter on August 19, 2014
Sometimes downtown Fresno amazes me — in a positive way. Tuesday was one of those times.
I left the newsroom at 11:30 a.m. and walked to City Hall for a news event hosted by Council Member Clint Olivier. According to his press release, the steps of City Hall were to be site of an Ice Bucket Challenge.
I had no idea what that was, but it sounded interesting.
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.
Posted by George Hostetter on July 31, 2014
Forget Measure W. The single most interesting item on the Fresno City Council’s July 31 agenda is (to use the new identifying code) ID#14-183.
Posted by George Hostetter on July 25, 2014
The Fresno City Council went into closed session on Thursday. Something didn’t add up. I asked the council about it.
Posted on July 1, 2014
A ribbon-cutting was scheduled in Fresno's Uptown on Tuesday, but it turned into a reflection on democracy.
Posted by George Hostetter on May 13, 2014
The June 3 primary is just three weeks away. That’s no doubt why things are heating up in several Fresno City Council races.
Posted by George Hostetter on May 6, 2014
I bumped into Fresno City Council District 7 candidate Mike Wells at about 3 p.m. Tuesday. I was walking on Mariposa Street and had crossed O Street on my way to City Hall. Mike was walking west on Mariposa Mall, headed in the direction of the county library.