Political Notebook

Dr. Ben Carson to give keynote speech in Fresno

Acclaimed pediatric neurosurgeon and potential GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will be the keynote speaker Friday at the seventh annual Sunbird Conservatives Conference in Fresno.

Carson is an outspoken critic of President Barack Obama and a frequent speaker at conservative functions. His speech is titled “One Nation.”

The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilson Theater in downtown Fresno. Tickets are sold out.

The Sunbird Conservatives is a conservative education organization based in Fresno.