Tag Archives: Fresno City Council

Grizzly Fest is Fresno’s chance to flourish

I attended my first Fresno City Council meeting and witnessed my first council vote last Thursday afternoon. I attended because I knew the result of this vote, no matter the outcome, would change the future of music in Fresno for ...

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New police satellite office near campus offers safety

A new bid for safety has been established for Fresno State and it’s surrounding community. The El Dorado Park community is now home to a Fresno Police Department satellite office after the ribbon cutting on Aug. 15. The station is ...

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Fresno City Council bans marijuana grows, moves ahead with bus rapid transit

In a landmark 6-1 vote the Fresno City Council approved a measure that will outlaw indoor marijuana growing — a decision that bans the last legal route of obtaining medical marijuana within the city.

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Fresno City Council bans all marijuana grows

In a landmark 6-1 vote the Fresno City Council approved a measure that will outlaw all marijuana grows within the city — indoor and outdoor.

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Fate of Fulton Mall decided

In a landmark five-to-two decision Thursday, the Fresno City Council ruled in favor of remodeling the Fulton Mall to allow through traffic, a key project in Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s Downtown revitalization efforts.

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Fate of Fulton Mall to be decided

A showdown is set for Thursday where, after years of debate, Fresno City Council is expected to decide the fate of the Fulton Mall.

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Advocates call for immigration reform

Local councilmen, labor leaders and agriculture business owners demanded Wednesday that Rep. Devin Nunes push for comprehensive immigration reform, calling for change in the “broken” immigration system. The panel of multicultural speakers, organized by the Fresno State College Democrats, gathered ...

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City council candidates duel over representing Fresno State

City Council District 4 candidates Susan Good and Paul Caprioglio took part in a candidate forum hosted by Associated Students, Inc. Tuesday night at the Satellite Student Union to discuss issues relating to Fresno State students and their community.

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Students look to revitalize neighborhoods

Crime in neighborhoods around campus has sparked the development of a coalition to clean up and improve neighborhoods in the vicinity. Revitalization efforts have risen before, but this year Fresno State students, Fresno City Council member Larry Westerland, and both Fresno and University police have joined the cause.

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NEVs belong in neighborhoods

Fresno’s streets may seem crowded enough to some of us already, but if the Fresno City Council gets its way, be prepared to share the road even more.

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Panhandlers gotta go

As we drive throughout Fresno, we come across the defiant driver talking on their cell phone, the person driving unbelievably slow and of course the cyclists riding bikes in the middle of traffic lanes, as if they were riding solar-powered motorcycles. But what’s even more of a nuisance are the panhandlers who occupy the medians throughout the city.

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