Parking at City Parks Will Reopen Monday

The City of Fresno announced today that on Monday, June 22, 2020, parking at Parks, After School, Recreation, and Community Services (PARCS) facilities, including all City parks, will re-open.  Parking lots at City parks will close at 7:00 p.m. daily.  Staffed hours for SP+ entry gates at Woodward and Roeding Parks are 7:30 a.m. to […]

City of Fresno and UCSF Fresno Partner to Expand COVID-19 Testing and Improve Health in Underserved Communities

The Fresno City Council voted today to approve a grant agreement with UCSF Fresno to significantly expand testing for COVID-19, especially in underserved communities and vulnerable populations that have been particularly hard hit by the highly contagious virus.  The agreement, proposed by Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan, appropriates $5 million from the […]

City Dog Parks Will Open Monday

The City of Fresno today announced that dog parks at Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) facilities will re-open on Monday, June 15, 2020, with modifications. Dog park visitors must follow social distancing recommendations: City staff may limit the number of users at one time due to space limitations.  Dog park hours have […]

City’s Save Our Small Businesses Emergency Grant Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the City of Fresno’s “Save Our Small Businesses” Program has been extended by one week, to 11:59 p.m., June 12, 2020.  The City’s Economic Development Office has received several hundred applications; however, many businesses have expressed that they have been pre-occupied with getting prepared to re-open and the deadline extension will […]

Mayor Brand Statement on a Weekend of Protests

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement following a weekend of protests in Fresno surrounding the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “To the thousands of people who gathered along the streets of Fresno over the past three days to pray and march and speak out against injustice – thank you for showing the […]