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Mayor Lee Brand’s first nine months on the job

Nine months into his term, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand gave an update on some of his 2016 mayoral campaign promises, and weighed in on the national issue of immigration. In his office at Fresno City Hall on Sept. 7, Brand ...

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Fresno State only CSU in ‘Top 30 National Universities’ rank

Fresno State is the only California State University listed in a recent survey of the top 30 best national universities. Washington Monthly ranked Fresno State as No. 17 in its list of best national universities. University President Dr. Joseph Castro ...

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Keeping the promise: community gathers to honor 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

About 100 people gathered around the Armenian Genocide Monument on Monday night for a ceremony commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the tragic occurrence. Attendees made their way through the monument where they laid bouquets and wreaths of colorful flowers on ...

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Students deserve to feel safe

As Fresno State students, we are no strangers to crime alerts flooding our emails and receiving texts regarding attempted burglary, aggravated assault or a serial groper. Not only are we notified of the crime, but we are given a laundry ...

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Money over sanctuary: Fresno responds to Mayor Brand’s stance

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Fresno will not be a sanctuary city for its undocumented immigrants, and the people are responding. Jan. 25 Brand said he does not plan to make Fresno a sanctuary city because there is a possibility ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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Los candidatos para la alcaldía de Fresno dan su declaración sobre temas importantes en la comunidad

La elección el 8 de noviembre no está limitada a sólo la Casa Blanca. Aquí en Fresno, el concejal de Fresno Lee Brand y el miembro de la junta de supervisores del condado de Fresno Henry Perea continúan su enfrentamiento. ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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Don’t like the presidential choices? You should vote anyway

This Monday – Oct. 24 – is the last day to register to vote before the Nov. 8 election. The election is the culmination of two years of a seemingly endless presidential campaign. Some people have decided not to vote ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates answer student questions at ASI forum

The two Fresno mayoral candidates, Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea and Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand, attended a forum in Fresno State’s North Gym on Tuesday to talk about student issues. The forum was presented by Associated Students Inc. and ...

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Mayoral candidates to address #Parks4All

Fresno voters will be able to hear mayoral candidates discuss the importance of parks, recreation, open space and community health on Tuesday. The community-led event, #Parks4All Mayoral Candidate Forum, will allow candidates to address questions about the specific steps to ...

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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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