Posted by John Ellis on March 7, 2014
The ink probably isn’t even dry yet on Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s state controller candidacy paperwork, and already there’s word of an incursion on her home turf.
Next Thursday, Fresno developer Ed Kashian and Assembly Member Henry T. Perea are hosting a local fundraiser for one of Swearengin’s rivals for the post — Assembly Speaker John Pérez.
Perea said he is expecting a small crowd, but a big fundraising total.
Posted by John Ellis on March 6, 2014
Financially speaking, the Fresno Teachers Association once again appears well positioned for the November school board election.
Posted by Michael Doyle on March 5, 2014
California's two Democratic senators, joined by two House Democrats, urged the State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday to think twice, or maybe thrice, before issuing a proposed order that could cut Delta water pumping.
Posted by John Ellis on March 4, 2014
There was another sign this week that national Democrats are behind Amanda Renteria’s congressional challenge of Hanford Republican David Valadao in the 21st District.
Posted by Lewis Griswold on February 28, 2014
The debate continues about an allegedly illegal fundraising raffle held Feb. 21 by Tulare County Acting Sheriff Mike Boudreaux's election campaign.
Posted by Tim Sheehan on February 28, 2014
Presuming Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation approved Thursday in Sacramento, there will soon be about $687 million available for various drought-relief activities across parched California.