August 16, 2017

​​​TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional: California Lt. Gov. Newsom campaigns in Fresno The Fresno Bee In a cramped building in downtown Fresno that had many sweating and squirming uncomfortably in their chairs from the hot and stuffy conditions inside, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom remained cool and calm Tuesday. See also: California Lieutenant Governor makes stop in Fresno  ABC 30 California […]


August 15, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional: Rising numbers of abused children suffer severe injuries in the Valley  Fresno Bee The cases are not related, but all involve alleged violence against a child, and Valley child abuse experts say they are seeing more cases of children with severe injuries from physical abuse. Why more children are being physically […]


August 14, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Congressman David Valadao talks health care, immigration, Washington, D.C., and Donald Trump bakersfield.com The only time Congressman David Valadao, R-Hanford, got nervous Thursday as he met with the editorial board of The Californian was when he was given a chance to brag.   A new ad opposing California’s Rep. […]


August 11, 2017

​​​​​TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional: Fitzgerald: Ex-Miracle Mile chief admits ‘big mistakes,’ may have faked résumé Stockton Record The woman who left the Miracle Mile Improvement District after abusing its credit card appears to have falsified her résumé with fraudulent college degrees.   Atwater’s McBride explains switch to post in Merced Merced County Times Scott McBride, […]


August 10, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Tom Berryhill running for supervisor Ceres Courier Scheduled to be termed out of the California State Senate next year, Tom Berryhill announced his campaign for the Stanislaus County supervisor seat occupied by District Supervisor Dick Monteith.   Former Mayor Silva: ‘I’m in survival mode’ Stockton Record Former Stockton Mayor […]


August 9, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Laura’s Law supporters charge that county leaders were misled by consultants Modesto Bee People who support Laura’s Law charged Tuesday that a county-sponsored consultant’s report is flawed and biased against efforts to adopt the law in Stanislaus County.   ‘We fought this as best we could.’ County supervisors to […]


August 8, 2017

Follow: ​​​​ TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Merced County one of highest percentages of hungry kids in the state, report shows  Merced Sun-Star Merced County has one of the largest percentages of hungry children in California, according to a recent report from Feeding America, a national hunger-relief organization.   Porterville votes down Sequoias resolution […]


August 7, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Fresno seeks assistant city manager Join the leadership team that is working to transform the San Joaquin Valley’s largest city   Names of both county supervisor candidates in 2018 might sound familiar Modesto Bee When Stanislaus County Supervisor Dick Monteith retires next year, voters will have at least two […]


August 4, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   Race a factor for low-info, distracted voters, UC Merced study finds. Guess who wins? Merced Sun-Star When voters are distracted or looking at an overly complicated ballot, they’re more likely to vote for the white candidate, according to the findings of a UC Merced professor. State:   Gavin Newsom […]


August 3, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional:   10 Most Fun Places to Live if You Love the Outdoors US News Real Estate When asked to picture America’s great outdoors, most people will conjure images of the expansive national parks or the craggy Pacific coastline, or the jagged Rocky Mountains that act as Denver’s backdrop or the […]