Posted by John Ellis on July 23, 2014
President Barack Obama stopped in the Bay Area Wednesday for a luncheon fundraiser at the Tudor-style mansion of real estate tycoon George Marcus.
In attendance at the event was 21st Congressional District hopeful Amanda Renteria, who is challenging incumbent Hanford Republican David Valadao.
She got a few minutes of face time with the president, and possibly just as important, might benefit financially from the event, which was for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 23, 2014
The man looking to unseat state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is touring the central San Joaquin Valley on Thursday and Friday to pitch his plans to voters and meet with local education leaders.
Posted by John Ellis on July 22, 2014
During a recent Fresno visit, state Senate president pro tem-elect Kevin de León listed some reasons that his fellow senator, Hanford Republican Andy Vidak, shouldn’t be reelected.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 21, 2014
The state's teachers union has quashed an effort to rerun the Fresno Teachers Association election that swept in a slate of new officers in April.
Posted by Carmen George on July 18, 2014
Assembly Member Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is in Central America into next week with a delegation of state lawmakers exploring how to address tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who are arriving at the country's southern border.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 18, 2014
No curve ball candidates have hopped into the Fresno Unified and State Center Community College trustee races yet, though there's still a few weeks before the filing period ends.
Posted by Tim Sheehan on July 16, 2014
Crews are moving forward with clearing lots in Fresno for rail line, overpasses