The city of Fresno’s recent rocky past with alcohol includes the Swearengin administration’s fight to cut through red tape for nightclubs, including the since-closed Twist. A barely noticed item on a recent City Council agenda — accepting a $100,000 state grant to help fund a special-duty officer who is both an investigator of alcohol-related crime and roving ambassador for alcohol education — bring the city’s alcohol-related issues to the forefront again.
The city of Fresno’s recent rocky past with alcohol includes the Swearengin administration’s fight to cut through red tape for nightclubs, including the since-closed Twist. A barely noticed item on a recent City Council agenda — accepting a $100,000 state grant to help fund a special-duty officer who is both an investigator of alcohol-related crime and roving ambassador for alcohol education — bring the city’s alcohol-related issues to the forefront again. Fresno Bee file photo
The city of Fresno’s recent rocky past with alcohol includes the Swearengin administration’s fight to cut through red tape for nightclubs, including the since-closed Twist. A barely noticed item on a recent City Council agenda — accepting a $100,000 state grant to help fund a special-duty officer who is both an investigator of alcohol-related crime and roving ambassador for alcohol education — bring the city’s alcohol-related issues to the forefront again. Fresno Bee file photo