23Oct

October 23, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Fresno’s Fulton Street is ready to reopen Fresno Bee Nineteen months of construction – accompanied by consternation, anxiety and, in recent weeks, anticipation – will come to a formal end on Saturday as Fresno celebrates the complete reopening of Fulton Street to automobile traffic for the first time […]

20Oct

October 20, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Downtown Fresno Property Owners Await Fulton Street Reopening Valley Public Radio For 53 years downtown Fresno’s main street was a car-free zone. But after a year and a half of construction, the six-block long Fulton Mall has been removed, and replaced by Fulton Street. Backers hope the project […]

19Oct

October 19, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Chevron announces it will cut its local workforce by 26 percent Bakersfield Californian Reacting to depressed crude oil prices that dropped by half in 2014 and have still not recovered, Chevron will reassign or lay off 26 percent of its Central California workforce — about 300 employees — […]

18Oct

October 18, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Top Level:   Al Galvez will run against District 2 incumbant Supervisor David Rogers Sierra Star Al Galvez, current Madera Unified School District Board of Trustees president, and Central Valley executive with PG&E, announced Tuesday he will run for the Madera County Board of Supervisors District 2 seat currently held by […]

17Oct

October 17, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics: Press Release – Republican Candidate for Governor John Cox in Fresno The Maddy Institute On Tuesday, October 17th, The Maddy Institute will be hosting Republican Candidate for Governor John Cox. Business and Community leaders have been invited to attend this private event.   Longtime Bee editor joins Rep. Jim Costa’s office […]

16Oct

October 16, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Will Fulton Street revitalize downtown Fresno? Let’s talk about it Fresno Bee The three men standing on Fulton Street near the Dancing Waters fountain on a recent afternoon definitely weren’t from Fresno. See also: Open Road – The Return of Fulton Street in Downtown Fresno Abc30 Lonely at the top in […]

16Oct

Press Release – Republican Candidate for Governor John Cox in Fresno

“Maddy Associates Luncheon with Republican Candidate for Governor John Cox ”  On Tuesday, October 17th 2017, The Maddy Institute will be hosting Republican Candidate for Governor John Cox. Business and Community leaders have been invited to attend this private event at Piazza Del Pane in Fresno, CA. Media Attending media must RSVP to: Maria Jeans – The Maddy Institute (813) 389-9371 or mjeans@csufresno.edu For interviews AFTER the event please contact: […]

13Oct

October 13, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​  Local/Regional Politics: Bredefeld apologizes for remarks on NFL protests and race Fresno Bee After a nine-minute speech two weeks ago in which he criticized NFL athletes for kneeling during the national anthem, City Councilman Garry Bredefeld was confronted Thursday by a two-hour backlash over his remarks that Fresno’s African-American community described as […]

12Oct

October 12, 2017

Receive the Maddy Daily in your inbox every morning! To subscribe or unsubscribe please send an email to Program Coordinator at mjeans@csufresno.edu TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: WHAT’S UP WITH THAT: Why does the city prohibit microbreweries? Bakersfield Californian Q: Why did the city ever prohibit microbreweries in the downtown area? — Larry Miller A: Breweries have […]

11Oct

October 11, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ State Politics: LA Mayor Garcetti could run for California governor Sacramento Bee Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, on Oct. 10, 2017 told the Sacramento Press Club that he is still thinking about running for governor in 2018. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plays coy on possible runs for governor, president […]