Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is endorsing Steve Brandau in the upcoming county supervisor special election.
Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is endorsing Steve Brandau in the upcoming county supervisor special election. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is endorsing Steve Brandau in the upcoming county supervisor special election. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file

Rory Appleton is a fourth-generation Fresnan who covers politics for his hometown newspaper. A Fresno State graduate, he has won six first-place California News Publishers Association awards and a McClatchy President’s Award for his reporting and column writing over the last two years.