Outgoing board chairman Buddy Mendes, left, gets a “Big Bopper” blow-up gavel as a joke from new Fresno County Board of Supervisors chairman Brian Pacheco on Monday. Mendes was known for having a heavy hand on the gavel during his term last year as board chairman.
Outgoing board chairman Buddy Mendes, left, gets a “Big Bopper” blow-up gavel as a joke from new Fresno County Board of Supervisors chairman Brian Pacheco on Monday. Mendes was known for having a heavy hand on the gavel during his term last year as board chairman. DANIEL CASAREZ VIDA EN EL VALLE
Outgoing board chairman Buddy Mendes, left, gets a “Big Bopper” blow-up gavel as a joke from new Fresno County Board of Supervisors chairman Brian Pacheco on Monday. Mendes was known for having a heavy hand on the gavel during his term last year as board chairman. DANIEL CASAREZ VIDA EN EL VALLE

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