23Feb

February 23, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: After threats, Fresno Unified urges parents to monitor social media Fresno Bee After an empty threat to two Fresno Unified high schools sparked fear last week following the Florida school shooting, superintendent Bob Nelson is calling on parents to monitor students’ social media use. A photo of a gun was […]

22Feb

February 22, 2018

IN THIS ISSUE:​ Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra“​ Editorials   TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Schools prepare for student walkouts in support of gun laws Fresno Bee Fresno […]

21Feb

February 21, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics: Bill bans schools from allowing guns for staff The Fresno Bee Kingsburg Joint Union High School District teachers and administrators who have been carrying guns to class will not be allowed to do so starting Jan. 1. It is already illegal for a person to carry a firearm in a […]

20Feb

February 20, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Officials respond to threats of violence at Central Valley schools ABC30 Just days after the deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, a threat against two Fresno area high schools turned up on social media. Even though the threat of violence at Sunnyside and Edison high schools turned out to be […]

16Feb

February 16, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Mathews: Fresno area could become state’s answer to Austin Fresno Bee Could the San Joaquin River, long a dividing line in central California, unite a region in pursuit of a better future? In Madera County, across the river from Fresno, a new unincorporated city of planned communities is […]

15Feb

February 15, 2018

Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics   Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra“​ Editorials TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   US Secretary Of Agriculture Wants Less Regulation For Central Valley Farmers Valley Public Radio U.S Secretary […]

14Feb

February 14, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Nunes makes brief appearance at hometown farm show The Fresno Bee Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and author of the infamous Nunes memo, made a brief appearance in his hometown of Tulare at the opening day of the World Ag Expo. But not many […]

13Feb

February 13, 2018

Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics   Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra“​ Editorials TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Nunes creates his own partisan news site to get around the mainstream media Fresno Bee House […]

12Feb

February 12, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Devin Nunes: Tulare County’s favorite son in historic spotlight Visalia Times-Delta Devin Nunes has always been a fighter. Most Tulare County voters first noticed Nunes in 1998 when he launched a successful legal battle to run for U.S. Congress after Tulare County elections officials moved to strike his name from […]

09Feb

February 9, 2018

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   State air board loses ruling over how it regulated diesel trucks and their pollution Fresno Bee A Fresno County judge was right to rule that a state regulator violated the California Environmental Quality Act by allowing small trucking companies to delay compliance with diesel air-quality regulations, an appellate […]