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George Hostetter has his feet on the ground and his eyes on City Hall

Fresno’s fire shop tries to catch up with the times

July 08, 2015 01:43 PM

UPDATED July 09, 2015 08:56 AM

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About George Hostetter

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George Hostetter, a Fresno Bee reporter since 1987, knows Fresno and the trappings of its government from the top of his hat to the tip of his shoes, which he wore out with round trips between the office and City Hall. George retired from The Bee in October 2015. Twitter: @georgehostetter.