Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Joe Williams

Posted: February 8, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the death of Joe Williams, Fresno’s first elected African-American city councilman:  "Joe Williams was a pioneer in our community, a true visionary who overcame discrimination to become Fresno’s first African-American councilmember. He dedicated his career to transforming our city into a place where opportunity is available to [...]

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Celebrates Historic Year of Passenger Traffic

Posted: February 8, 2017

Passenger traffic for Fresno Yosemite International Airport reached a historic new level in 2016 with 1,540,623 departing and arriving passengers. The milestone year represents a 10 percent increase in travelers served in 2016 compared to 2015 totals and significantly outperforms the previous record held in 2014 by nearly 100,000 passengers. Airline transitions to larger jet [...]