Posted by Lewis Griswold on March 14, 2014
State legislators can name a worthy female in their district "Woman of the Year."
Usually, it's a community volunteer or business leader who does good things but is rarely in the news.
The honoree gets her picture taken with the legislator and a framed certificate of recognition. Sometimes the local newspaper publishes the information.
Posted by John Ellis on March 13, 2014
Fresno County District 1 supervisor candidate Brian Pacheco is in an interesting position.
Posted by Marc Lifsher on March 11, 2014
State Sen. Anthony Canella, R-Ceres, has put on hold his request for a formal audit of the state's troubled unemployment insurance program and instead thrown his support behind a less-broad version being pushed by Assembly Member Henry T. Perea, D-Fresno, the Los Angeles Times reports .
Posted by John Ellis on March 12, 2014
A political fundraiser for congressional Democratic Party hopefuls Amanda Renteria and Michael Eggman has caught the eye of Renteria’s opponent — incumbent Hanford Republican David Valadao.
Posted by John Ellis on March 11, 2014
Garry Bredefeld, a Fresno psychologist who has largely been out of the public eye for more than a dozen years, said Tuesday that he’s going to run for his old Fresno City Council seat in 2016.
Posted by Alexei Koseff on March 11, 2014
Kicking off her high heels, Assembly Member Kristin Olsen , R-Riverbank, demonstrated her skills on an electrically-motorized skateboard Tuesday in support of AB 2054 , a bill that would legalize the boards for street use. After a wobbly first run, a barefoot Olsen led the crowd in rides up and down 11th Street across from the Capitol, looking confident enough to give interviews while skating backward.
Posted by Christopher Cadelago on March 11, 2014
Three days after learning he would face an intraparty challenger, Republican Rep. Tom McClintock has come out swinging against what he's calling an attempted "total liberal takeover."