News Releases



11/26/13  Mayor Swearengin: Parking Initiatives Will Benefit Downtown Businesses, Residents, Employees
Fresno, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today announced a series of steps aimed at improving parking options for downtown businesses, residents, and employees as part of her vision to create a vibrant city center.“We’ve heard the message loud and clear from businesses, residents and workers that parking makes coming downtown more of a challenge than it needs to be,” Mayor Swearengin said. “The changes we’re proposing for City Council approval will help us better manage the scarce resource of on-street parking, while providing more convenient choices for users. >more 
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11/22/13  Thanksgiving Schedule for City of Fresno Offices, Services
Fresno, CA – City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov.29. >more 
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11/19/13  Mayor Swearengin: ‘Dark Days Are Over’ for Streetlights  Damaged by Copper Wire Theft
Fresno, CA – Saying that “the dark days are over” for City streetlights that had been damaged by copper wires theft, Mayor Ashley Swearengin today joined three councilmembers to celebrate the completion of the repair project.“This is a significant day for the City of Fresno,” Mayor Swearengin said. “We turn the corner on what literally has been a dark time. >more 
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11/19/13  Mayor Swearengin Responds to ‘Unfair and Inaccurate’ Portrayal of City of Fresno in New York Times
The New York Times last week presented an unfair and inaccurate portrayal of the City of Fresno in an article about the “Bulldog” gang. The article was so flawed that I submitted the following rebuttal to the New York Times. The Times has decided not to publish the op-ed. >more 
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11/13/13  City of Fresno to Hold Waste Tire Amnesty Event This Weekend
FRESNO -- The City of Fresno Community Revitalization Division, using grant funding available from CalRecycle, will hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day event on Saturday to allow City of Fresno citizens to part with their unwanted waste tires. Some event restrictions include: Participants must be City of Fresno residents, no tractor or diesel tires, no business-generated tires, and each resident is limited to (9) tires. Rim tires are accepted.Each resident will need to provide ID, such as the Waste Tire event mailer, driver’s license, or utility billing showing City of Fresno residency >more 
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11/08/13  Veterans Day Schedule for City of Fresno Offices, Services
Fresno, CA – City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, Nov. 11. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 12 >more 
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11/07/13  City of Fresno Urges Businesses In Enterprise Zone Program to Understand Impact of Program’s Elimination
Fresno, CA – The City of Fresno today encouraged businesses currently utilizing the Enterprise Zone Program to make sure they understand issues resulting from the elimination of the program on Jan. 1, 2014.If you are currently utilizing the Enterprise Zone Program, or are considering whether it would be a benefit to your business, here is what you need to know: If you have already hired an employee and obtained an Enterprise Zone Hiring Tax Credit Voucher Certificate, you may continue to accrue tax credits for that employee for up to five years, and you may carry them forward for up to 10 years. >more 
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10/30/13  City Officials, Partners Celebrate Opening of Facility to Serve Southwest Fresno Residents
FRESNO – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today joined other city officials and partners to celebrate the opening of the California and Elm Community Center and Gym, which will provide important programming and recreational opportunities for residents of Southwest Fresno.“Today, we see the results of the collaborative efforts of community-based organizations, residents and public agencies in working toward the common goal of neighborhood revitalization,” Mayor Swearengin said, who was joined by Councilmember Oliver Baines and City Manager Bruce Rudd at the event. “This center is an asset that will provide benefits not only to Southwest Fresno, but to the entire community. >more 
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10/29/13  Various Northeast Fresno Streets Closed Sunday for Two Cities Marathon & Half Event
FRESNO – A number of northeast Fresno streets will be closed on Sunday, Nov. 3, along the route of the Two Cities Marathon & Half. The course starts at 7 a.m >more 
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10/29/13  City of Fresno Plans Bike Through (Neighborhood)  History November 2
FRESNO – The City of Fresno has announced plans for this year’s “Bike Through History” on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon >more 
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