Fulton Street to Open in Stages

The City of Fresno announced today that it will open the northern and southern “superblocks” of Fulton Street to traffic in late August with the grand re-opening and celebration of the entire Fulton Street Reconstruction Project set for Saturday, October 21, 2017. The northern super block is the section of Fulton Street that runs between […]

Wilma Quan-Schecter Takes Over as City Manager

New Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter begins her post today, July 10, 2017, replacing Bruce Rudd, who is wrapping up 41 years of service to the City of Fresno.  Mrs. Quan-Schecter is the first woman to hold the top administrative post at Fresno City Hall. Mrs. Quan-Schecter previously served as both assistant city manager and […]

Cooling Centers to Open This Friday Through Sunday

The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted the temperature to be at, or above, 105°F in Fresno for Friday, July 7th through Sunday, July 9th, 2017.  Therefore the City of Fresno Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services Department (PARCS) will be opening its cooling centers during this time. Cooling centers will be open […]

Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Mike McGarvin

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the passing of Poverello House founder Mike McGarvin: “As I have said many times before, collaboration makes things happen and Mike McGarvin was Fresno’s symbol of collaboration. When poverty and homelessness seemed impossible to change, ‘Papa Mike’ showed us the way. His courage and compassion will be […]