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The GV Wire Podcast

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GV Wire is an online news publication based in Fresno, California. We launched in 2016 in order to illuminate programs, policies and people who promote the economic prosperity, health and well-being of residents of the Central Valley.

While the focus of GV Wire is investigative reporting on local and state government issues, we also like to include local lifestyle and sports coverage.

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UNFILTERED - How Does Religion Influence Politics in the USA, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Iran?
UNFILTERED - How Does Religion Influence Politics in the USA, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Iran?
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the impact and influence of religion in politics in various countries.  . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:14:16
November 30, 2022
Extended Interview - Edward Luciano
Extended Interview - Edward Luciano
Edward Luciano is the owner of a downtown creative barbershop called Emergence Studio. Hear how and why he started his first business in this GV Wire exclusive extended interview. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
10:56
November 28, 2022
UNFILTERED - Will Ukraine Conflict Explode Into Nuclear War?
UNFILTERED - Will Ukraine Conflict Explode Into Nuclear War?
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we dive into the Ukraine/Russia conflict and examine how much the United States has contributed to the war. Also, we look into a non-profit that is helping the people of Ukraine. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
57:34
November 23, 2022
Extended Interview with Chef V of Indulge Right
Extended Interview with Chef V of Indulge Right
Chef Varouj Kachichian is the Chef/CEO/Founder of Indulge Right, a gluten free bakery in Fresno. Here is our extended with Chef V. Listen to the who/what/why and how he started his bakery.  . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
20:54
November 22, 2022
UNFILTERED - PG&E Power Problems
UNFILTERED - PG&E Power Problems
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the City of Fresno becoming its own power provider. The panel also goes over who won in the midterm elections. Special Guest: Jerry Dyer, Fresno Mayor . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:06:47
November 16, 2022
UNFILTERED - Election Expectations: Election Update
UNFILTERED - Election Expectations: Election Update
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss local ballot measures M, E, C. The team also dives into various national and local election races. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
56:51
November 09, 2022
UNFILTERED - Countdown to the Showdown
UNFILTERED - Countdown to the Showdown
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the upcoming midterm election on a national and local level. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
53:43
November 02, 2022
Clovis Unified Candidates Forum Recap
Clovis Unified Candidates Forum Recap
Clovis Unified Area 1 Candidates Forum  Recap Candidates: Samantha Bauer Joanne Burton Clint Olivier . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
09:10
October 28, 2022
Clovis Unified Area 1 Candidates Forum
Clovis Unified Area 1 Candidates Forum
Clovis Unified Area 1 Candidates Forum Candidates: Samantha Bauer Joanne Burton Clint Olivier . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:10:34
October 28, 2022
October 25, News Minute
October 25, News Minute
Here are this week's top stories, Oct. 25 News Minute. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
00:53
October 26, 2022
Clovis City Council Candidate Forum 2022 presented by CMAC & GV Wire
Clovis City Council Candidate Forum 2022 presented by CMAC & GV Wire
GV Wire hosted a forum featuring five of the 10 Clovis City Council candidates. Candidates -Joshua Phanco -Diane Pearce -Matt Basgall -Des Haus -Kyle Chaney A second forum with the remaining candidates is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 25 on GV Wire’s Facebook page.
01:06:14
October 24, 2022
UNFILTERED 10/18 - A.G. Bonta Tells Fresno To Halt Industrial Rezone, Squaw Valley, Fresno Police Receives $500K Grant, Sang Family Donates 2.5M to CRMC
UNFILTERED 10/18 - A.G. Bonta Tells Fresno To Halt Industrial Rezone, Squaw Valley, Fresno Police Receives $500K Grant, Sang Family Donates 2.5M to CRMC
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the following topics:  -California A.G. Bonta tells City of Fresno to halt an industrial rezone in southwest Fresno -Fresno Supervisors tell feds: Squaw Valley wants to keep its name. -Fresno Police receives $500,000 grant for traffic safety -Sang family donates $2.5M to upgrade newborn care at CRMC . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
22:49
October 19, 2022
UNFILTERED 10/11 - Fall Elections and 7 Billion Transportation Tax
UNFILTERED 10/11 - Fall Elections and 7 Billion Transportation Tax
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED we discuss:  -Measure C: An extension of the nearly $7B countywide transportation tax. -Fall Elections and close races between Republicans and Democrats   Special Guests: Jessica Patterson, Chairwoman, California Republican Party Jerry Dyer, Mayor, City of Fresno Mike Leonardo, Executive Director, Fresno County Transportation Authority . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe
01:07:07
October 12, 2022
Extended Interview with Superintendent Eimear O' Brien
Extended Interview with Superintendent Eimear O' Brien
Full interview with Clovis Unified Superintendent Eimear O' Brien at the 2022 Superintendents Breakfast.
07:57
October 07, 2022
UNFILTERED 10/5 - State of Fresno County Address, California Gas Prices, Women in Iran
UNFILTERED 10/5 - State of Fresno County Address, California Gas Prices, Women in Iran
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED we discuss the following topics: -The State of Fresno County address given by Supervisor Brian Pacheco -Gavin Newsom relaxing oil refinery rules to lower gas prices -The ongoing protests in Iran regarding women's rights and freedoms . . . gvwire.com
50:44
October 05, 2022
UNFILTERED 9/27 - Squaw Bill Signed, Dems’ Criticism of Smittcamp, Caglia Environmental and Armenia!
UNFILTERED 9/27 - Squaw Bill Signed, Dems’ Criticism of Smittcamp, Caglia Environmental and Armenia!
In this week’s episode of UNFILTERED, we dive into the following topics: Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a bill that removes the word “squaw” from government buildings Fresno Democratic Party criticizing D.A. Lisa Smittcamp Caglia Environmental using robots for recycling and Fresno Councilmember Mike Karbassi joins us live from Armenia! . . . www.gvwire.com
44:19
September 29, 2022
(Video) UNFILTERED - Desantis Sending Immigrants, Elections Update, Fresno County Redistricting
(Video) UNFILTERED - Desantis Sending Immigrants, Elections Update, Fresno County Redistricting
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the following topics: Desantis Sending Immigrants Elections Update Fresno County Redistricting . . . www.gvwire.com
44:27
September 22, 2022
UNFILTERED - Desantis Sending Immigrants, Elections Update, Fresno County Redistricting
UNFILTERED - Desantis Sending Immigrants, Elections Update, Fresno County Redistricting
In this week's episode of UNFILTERED, we discuss the following topics: Desantis Sending Immigrants Elections Update Fresno County Redistricting . . . www.gvwire.com
44:23
September 21, 2022
UNFILTERED - Fresno Police, Fresno Elections, Fresno Taxpayers, Clovis, Honest In The Valley
UNFILTERED - Fresno Police, Fresno Elections, Fresno Taxpayers, Clovis, Honest In The Valley
In this week's episode, we dive into a round-robin of topics including: FUSD principal pushing a minor student, Fresno Election offices omitting statements, Nelson Esparza's defense case, Clovis more affluent than Fresno, and a new segment, Keeping Them Honest in the Valley. . . . www.gvwire.com
37:40
September 19, 2022
UNFILTERED - Bullard High, McCarthy Visit, Downtown Development & Restaurant Robots!
UNFILTERED - Bullard High, McCarthy Visit, Downtown Development & Restaurant Robots!
In this week’s episode, UNFILTERED dives into: Bullard High’s cellphone ban going into effect on Oct. 3; House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy’s mid-term elections forecast; The Fresno City Council killing a long-delayed downtown housing project; and food-serving robots making an appearance at this year’s MADE Central California food expo. . . . www.gvwire.com
23:48
September 07, 2022
UNFILTERED - Fresno Area High School Gives Students A Choice On Cellphones
UNFILTERED - Fresno Area High School Gives Students A Choice On Cellphones
In this week’s episode of Unfiltered, we discuss local schools implementing a cellphone ban in classrooms. Special Guests: Dr. Scott Pickle, Selma High School President Manuel Bonilla, Fresno Teachers Association President . . . www.gvwire.com
34:21
September 01, 2022
UNFILTERED - Cellphone Ban, TJ Cox, Fresno State Sales Tax, Save Mart, Bulldog Football, Newsom Veto
UNFILTERED - Cellphone Ban, TJ Cox, Fresno State Sales Tax, Save Mart, Bulldog Football, Newsom Veto
In this week’s episode of Unfiltered, the panel covers a range of topics including: Bullard’s planned cellphone ban, TJ Cox, the proposed Fresno State sales tax and more. Plus, check out our new and improved studio where we’ll host live, in-person discussions with our guests. Let us know what you think! . . . www.gvwire.com
01:06:53
August 24, 2022
UNFILTERED - Are Fresno Schools Prepared To Stop a Mass Shooter? Do Cell Phone Bans Make Sense?
UNFILTERED - Are Fresno Schools Prepared To Stop a Mass Shooter? Do Cell Phone Bans Make Sense?
In this week’s episode, the Unfiltered panel explores whether Fresno-area schools are prepared for a mass shooter and what kind of measures are being taken if such a tragedy occurs. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:06:53
August 17, 2022
UNFILTERED - State Surplus | Council President Responds To Extortion Charge | Measure C Update
UNFILTERED - State Surplus | Council President Responds To Extortion Charge | Measure C Update
Fresno City Councilmember Mike Karbassi hosts this week’s show and discusses a number of topics including: the state surplus, City Council President Nelson Esparza, and Measure C.
20:08
July 27, 2022
Extended Interview - Selfie Land in Fresno
Extended Interview - Selfie Land in Fresno
We interview owner and entrepreneur, Paris Jackson, who recently opened the first selfie station in Fresno. Hear her journey as she describes what it's like to operate her first business.
11:19
July 26, 2022
UNFILTERED - Roads or Buses? How Should $7 Billion In Local Taxes Be Spent?
UNFILTERED - Roads or Buses? How Should $7 Billion In Local Taxes Be Spent?
In this week’s episode, we discuss Measure C and where the funds will be spent. Special Guests: Tony Boren, Executive Director, Council of Governments Buddy Mendes, Chairperson, Fresno County Transportation Authority Mike Leonardo, Fresno County Transportation Authority
01:25:22
July 21, 2022
UNFILTERED - Is the Housing Market Crashing?
UNFILTERED - Is the Housing Market Crashing?
In this week's Unfiltered episode, we discuss the housing market on a local, state, and federal level. Head to our Youtube channel for the video episode. Special Guests: Dan Dunmoyer, President & CEO, CA Building Industry ASSN. Steve Flach, President, Fresno Area Realtors Robin Kane, Senior Vice President, The Mogharebi Group
59:23
July 13, 2022
Extended Interview: The Artist Tree
Extended Interview: The Artist Tree
Courtney Caron, co-owner of The Artist Tree, says the retailer lives up to its name.   The Artist Tree is hoping to become the first cannabis retailer to open in Fresno. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
09:39
July 07, 2022
UNFILTERED: Our Nation’s Melting Pot What Does It Mean To Be American
UNFILTERED: Our Nation’s Melting Pot What Does It Mean To Be American
Special Guest: Bahram Sohrabi, Physician at Fresno Pace . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:15:21
July 06, 2022
UNFILTERED - Saving the Unborn or Assault on Women’s Rights
UNFILTERED - Saving the Unborn or Assault on Women’s Rights
-Michael Seng - Retired Federal Magistrate Judge -Patsy Montgomery - Dir. Of Public Affairs Operations Planned Parenthood Mar Monte -John Gerardi - Executive Dir. Right To Life of Central CA . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:08:30
June 30, 2022
UNFILTERED - A Conversation About Family Pride Night At The Zoo
UNFILTERED - A Conversation About Family Pride Night At The Zoo
In this week's episode, we discuss the controversial Family Pride Night at the Chaffee Zoo where drag performances will also be held.   Special Guests: Chris Jarvis, Local LQBTQ Activist Matias Bernal, President, FSU Rainbow Alumnx Pastor Eli, Family Christian Assembly . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:11:36
June 23, 2022
Unfiltered: Inside the Ukraine War with Local Refugees. What Comes Next? (6/7)
Unfiltered: Inside the Ukraine War with Local Refugees. What Comes Next? (6/7)
In this week’s episode of “Unfiltered,” we give an update on the Ukrainian-Russian war. Special Guests: Boris Nebyshinets, Ukraine Refugee Assistance; Rev. Dr. Gregory Zubacz, St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Parish; Tetyana Hardin, Ukrainian Immigrant . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
51:33
June 16, 2022
Unfiltered - Gun Control, Mayor Takes Heat For Gun Control, New Tax for Transportation
Unfiltered - Gun Control, Mayor Takes Heat For Gun Control, New Tax for Transportation
In this week's episode, we have a round-robin of topics that is impacting people locally and nationally. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
51:33
June 15, 2022
Unfiltered - Showdown in the Fresno County Sheriff’s Race
Unfiltered - Showdown in the Fresno County Sheriff’s Race
Who will be Fresno County’s next sheriff? Two candidates are vying to succeed Sheriff Margaret Mims, who is retiring after more than 15 years in the top law enforcement role.   In this episode, the GV Wire panel talks with Fresno County Assistant Sheriff John Zanoni and Fresno Police Deputy Chief Mark Salazar about the policies and goals they will pursue if elected on June 7. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
51:31
June 04, 2022
Unfiltered - Protecting Our Students From America’s Mass Shootings
Unfiltered - Protecting Our Students From America’s Mass Shootings
On this week's episode of GV Wire Unfiltered, we’ll be talking about protecting students from mass shootings. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:13:30
June 01, 2022
Unfiltered - Bullard High and Racism in Fresno Unified
Unfiltered - Bullard High and Racism in Fresno Unified
Featuring Fresno Unified School District Trustee, Keshia Thomas & Bullard High PTSA President, Marcelino Valdez. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:32:43
May 23, 2022
Unfiltered - Alleged Extortion at City Hall
Unfiltered - Alleged Extortion at City Hall
The Unfiltered crew discusses the allegations of extortion happening at City Hall . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:23:09
May 23, 2022
Unfiltered - How is Deadly Fentanyl Impacting Fresno County
Unfiltered - How is Deadly Fentanyl Impacting Fresno County
Big Show on National Fentanyl Awareness Day, May 10th!   Join Flindt Andersen from PAIN, District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp, Fresno County Interim Health Officer Dr. Rais Vohra, Police Chief Paco Balderrama, DEA Agent Bob Beris, and Fresno County Public Information Officer Sonja Dosti as they discuss the deadly fentanyl crisis impacting Fresno County. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:07:50
May 11, 2022
Unfiltered - A Local View on Roe v Wade + How State Control is Raising Your Power Bill, Find Out Secrets to Lower It
Unfiltered - A Local View on Roe v Wade + How State Control is Raising Your Power Bill, Find Out Secrets to Lower It
On this week's episode of GV Wire Unfiltered, we explore why energy costs are so high in Fresno. We also discuss the leak of a controversial Supreme Court opinion on Roe v Wade. Special guests: -David Dick, Vice President, Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning, Inc. -Cam Maloy, Retired PG&E Energy Specialist -John Gerardi, Executive Director, Right To Life of Central California; CEO, OBRIA Medical Clinics of Central California . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:17:41
May 04, 2022
Unfiltered - Why is Fresno Losing New Jobs to Other Valley Cities?
Unfiltered - Why is Fresno Losing New Jobs to Other Valley Cities?
On this week's Unfiltered, we explore Fresno’s difficulty attracting big employers because of a lack of land set aside for “industrial” uses. Special Guest: Lee Ann Eager - CEO, Fresno County’s Economic Development Corporation . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:33:38
April 20, 2022
Unfiltered – U.S. Border, Disney Gone Woke, Musk Social Media, Ukraine Update
Unfiltered – U.S. Border, Disney Gone Woke, Musk Social Media, Ukraine Update
This week, the Unfiltered panel discusses the latest topics including: the crisis at the U.S. border, Disney’s battle with Florida lawmakers, Elon Musk’s massive Twitter play and the latest on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Special Guests: Drew Bessinger, Clovis City Councilmember Steven Fogg, MD, Clovis Unified School District Trustee . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
55:18
April 06, 2022
Full Interview with Greg ”The Hammer” Valentine
Full Interview with Greg ”The Hammer” Valentine
We interview Hall of Fame wrestler Greg "The Hammer" Valentine. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
17:35
April 04, 2022
Full Interview with Pro Wrestler Brian Cage
Full Interview with Pro Wrestler Brian Cage
We interview AEW Superstar Brian Cage. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
18:48
April 04, 2022
Unfiltered – Local Oil Production, Biden Taxes, Why is Russian Military Falling Apart
Unfiltered – Local Oil Production, Biden Taxes, Why is Russian Military Falling Apart
In this week’s Unfiltered episode, GV Wire discussed local oil production, Biden’s proposed new taxes, and the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Special Guests: Bill McEwen, News Director, GV Wire Albert Baker, U.S. Army Infantry Combat Veteran Erik Swanson, U.S. Navy Veteran w/ Multiple Deployments Since 9/11 . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:08:36
March 30, 2022
Unfiltered - Gas Rebates and the Ongoing Conflict in Ukraine
Unfiltered - Gas Rebates and the Ongoing Conflict in Ukraine
In this week's episode of Unfiltered, GV Wire will be doing a round robin discussion of today's top local and international headlines. Topics include: gas rebates, gas prices, and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.   Special guest: Bob Whalen, Clovis Councilmember & Judicial Candidate . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:19:33
March 23, 2022
Extended Interview - Ben Napoles, Goldstein’s
Extended Interview - Ben Napoles, Goldstein’s
Here is an extended interview with Ben Napoles, General Manager from Goldstein's in Fresno, CA. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
06:48
March 18, 2022
Unfiltered - Congressman Costa and Ukrainian Parliament Member Offer War Insights
Unfiltered - Congressman Costa and Ukrainian Parliament Member Offer War Insights
In this week's episode of Unfiltered, we discuss the Ukrainian/Russia war and what is currently happening on the ground. Special guests: Jim Costa, Congressman Oleksandra 'Sasha' Ustinova, Ukrainian Parliament Member Nathan Magsig, Congressional Candidate & Fresno County Supervisor . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:26:08
March 16, 2022
Extended Interview - Raising Cane’s: Chris Zygler
Extended Interview - Raising Cane’s: Chris Zygler
Hear this extended interview with Raising Cane’s Regional Leader, Chris Zygler. Tuesday’s opening in north Fresno (7507 N. Blackstone Ave. at the southwest corner of El Paso Avenue) is the fifth since last July. Other locations include Tulare, Visalia, Hanford, and Clovis. . . . Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
06:36
March 11, 2022
Unfiltered - What Would Americas WWIII Economy Look Like?
Unfiltered - What Would Americas WWIII Economy Look Like?
On this week's Unfiltered episode, we explore the latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how its reverberations are being felt in the U.S. and around the world.   Special guests: Jim Costa, Congressman Tom McClintock, Congressman Tom Knowles, Retired FBI Special Agent Rev. Dr. Gregory Zubacz, St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Parish   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:29:33
March 09, 2022
Unfiltered (Friday 3/4 Special) – Is Biden’s Course Right for Ukraine and USA?
Unfiltered (Friday 3/4 Special) – Is Biden’s Course Right for Ukraine and USA?
On this week’s episode of Unfiltered, we discuss the course President Joe Biden has been taking in regards to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how the U.S. is responding to Vladimir Putin’s military assault. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:12:08
March 08, 2022
Fresno High Area Special Election School Forum
Fresno High Area Special Election School Forum
Fresno Unified School District Candidates Forum hosted by GV Wire. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:41:45
March 04, 2022
Extended - City of Fresno Raises Ukrainian Flag
Extended - City of Fresno Raises Ukrainian Flag
Extended interviews with Mayor Jerry Dyer, Fresno Council President Nelson Esparza, Fresno County Supervisor Nathan Magsig, Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau, Ukrainian born and U.S. citizen Mykhaylo Skitsak. Full story - https://bit.ly/3sDdV3L ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
13:31
March 02, 2022
Unfiltered - Fresno Ukrainians Sound Off On Russian Invasion
Unfiltered - Fresno Ukrainians Sound Off On Russian Invasion
In a special edition of Unfiltered, we take a look at Russia’s shocking invasion of Ukraine — through the eyes of local experts.   Special Guests: Tetyana Hardin, Ukraine Immigrant Rev. Dr. Gregory Zubacz, St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Parish Nataliia Kasianenko, Assistant Professor Dept. of Political Science, Fresno State ---------------------------------------- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire  
01:14:38
February 28, 2022
Unfiltered - With Crime Rampant, Does PROP 47 Need Fixing?
Unfiltered - With Crime Rampant, Does PROP 47 Need Fixing?
In this week's episode of Unfiltered, we explore the impact of Proposition 47 and the pros and cons related to crime rates. We also discuss criminal justice reform and the solutions needed to reduce crime including treatments.   Special Guests: Lisa Smittcamp, Fresno County District Attorney Jason Williams, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Brain Wise Solutions   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:32:58
February 23, 2022
Unfiltered - Fresno Homelessness: For Better or Worse?
Unfiltered - Fresno Homelessness: For Better or Worse?
On this week's episode of Unfiltered, we explore the frustrating struggle to end homelessness in Fresno and our surrounding communities. Despite billions of dollars in state and local spending in recent years, neighborhoods and businesses continue to be impacted by homeless encampments that repeatedly pop up across the city.   Special Guest: Matthew Dildine, CEO, Fresno Mission Johnny Soto, GVWire’s Cinematographer, Producer of GV Docs Presents: Homeless ----- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:12:46
February 16, 2022
Unfiltered 02/01/22 - Who’s To Blame for California’s Crime Crisis?
Unfiltered 02/01/22 - Who’s To Blame for California’s Crime Crisis?
Join GV Wire publisher Darius Assemi, Fresno City Councilmember Mike Karbassi and Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau for a live conversation with Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp and PAIN founder and recovery expery Flindt Anderson. Crime in California will be discussed, with topics including the Fentanyl crisis, $0 bail, train lootings in Los Angeles, crime rates, and a look at the records of Governor Newsom and Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon. --- Want the daily top stories? Subscribe below! GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:06:38
February 11, 2022
Unfiltered - House GOP Leader Talks Valley Issues Plus Chaos In Fresno Unified
Unfiltered - House GOP Leader Talks Valley Issues Plus Chaos In Fresno Unified
On this week's episode of Unfiltered, House of Representatives Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy joins to discuss Valley Issues.   Also, joining us for the second half of the show are Fresno Unified Board President,  Elizabeth Jonasson Rosas and Trustee Keshia Thomas to talk about the chaos in Fresno Unified. ----- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
01:17:13
February 09, 2022
Extended Interview with Carlo DiCicco - New DiCicco’s On Shields & Armstrong
Extended Interview with Carlo DiCicco - New DiCicco’s On Shields & Armstrong
The new DiCicco's on Shields Avenue is the first sit-down restaurant in the area. Carlo DiCicco saw an opportunity and it is seemingly paying off.    Enjoy this extended interview with Carlo!   Full story - https://bit.ly/3gCytlU ----- Want the daily top stories in your inbox? Subscribe to the GV Wire newsletter: https://gvwire.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GVWire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvwire Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gvwire/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gv-wire
03:44
February 09, 2022
Unfiltered - What’s Cookin’ in Fresno; Hot Topics You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
Unfiltered - What’s Cookin’ in Fresno; Hot Topics You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
In this week's episode, GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi, Fresno County Supervisor Steve Brandau, and Fresno City Councilmember Mike Karbassi discuss the latest news and events Valley residents are sinking their teeth into. Topics include: resignation of Fresno City Manager Tommy Esqueda, homelessness, Gavin Newsom, restaurant week and more!   Special Guest: Garry Bredefeld, Fresno City Councilmember
45:40
January 26, 2022
Unfiltered - Safe Streets For All; Avoiding Fresno Cycling Deaths plus Solar Power Benefits Threatened
Unfiltered - Safe Streets For All; Avoiding Fresno Cycling Deaths plus Solar Power Benefits Threatened
On this week's show, we discuss the recent cycling deaths in Fresno. Also, the team will be discussing a recent proposal that will drastically limit the financial incentives for California homeowners to go solar.   Special Guests: Joe Martinez, Board President, State Advocacy Organization Bryce Robicheau, Sales Executive, Citadel Roofing and Solar
01:00:56
January 19, 2022
Unfiltered - Omicron Has Hit the Valley: Are Our Schools Prepared?
Unfiltered - Omicron Has Hit the Valley: Are Our Schools Prepared?
On this week's show, we discuss COVID-19 in schools and its impact on education.   Special Guests: Eimear O' Brien, Superintendent, Clovis Unified School District
55:44
January 12, 2022
Unfiltered - Is There an End to COVID?
Unfiltered - Is There an End to COVID?
On this week's show, we discuss the state of COVID-19 and if there's an end in sight.   Special Guests: Dr. John Zweifler, MD, Public Health Physician Dr. Ali Rashidian, MD, Arya Medical Group
01:14:00
January 06, 2022
Unfiltered - Children’s Education: A Teacher’s Point of View and Redistricting: Tax Hikes and Inflation
Unfiltered - Children’s Education: A Teacher’s Point of View and Redistricting: Tax Hikes and Inflation
On this week's episode of Unfiltered, GV Wire discusses the topic of educating our children. In addition, the panel will analyze the coming impacts of redistricting, tax hikes and inflation on our daily lives.   Special Guest: Donato Mireles, Math Teacher, Sanger High School
48:05
December 29, 2021
Unfiltered - Around the Wire
Unfiltered - Around the Wire
On this week's show, we discuss a round table of current topics affecting people in the Central Valley and beyond.   Special Guests: Bill McEwen, News Director, GV Wire David Taub, Senior Reporter, GV Wire
01:12:59
December 15, 2021
Unfiltered – School Shootings and Cops On Campus
Unfiltered – School Shootings and Cops On Campus
In this week’s episode of Unfiltered, we discuss the recent school shooting in a small Michigan town and the continuing debate over cops on campuses. Special guest: Paco Balderrama, Fresno Chief of Police
57:06
December 08, 2021
Unfiltered - Wellness Solutions: Cops, COVID, Cancer
Unfiltered - Wellness Solutions: Cops, COVID, Cancer
On this week's show, we discuss wellness solutions relating to a range of topics.   Special Guests: Dr. Chris Perkins, Oncologist, Founder of Women's Cancer Care Jesus Cerda, Employee Services Coordinator, Fresno Police Department Michael Fortune, Employee Services Unit, Fresno Police Department Jordan Wamhoff, First Vice President, First Police Officers Association
43:52
December 01, 2021
Unfiltered - Looters on the Rampage...But Not All the News is Bad
Unfiltered - Looters on the Rampage...But Not All the News is Bad
In this week's episode of Unfiltered, we discuss the recent flash mobs that are stealing from merchandise stores as well as some of our favorite good news articles.   Special Interview with: Paco Balderrama, Fresno Chief of Police
38:38
November 24, 2021
Unfiltered - Who Will Control Your City and County?
Unfiltered - Who Will Control Your City and County?
On this week's show, we discuss the redrawing of Fresno’s district boundary lines. Political district boundaries are currently being redrawn in Fresno and will directly affect elections at all levels of government for the next decade.  Special Guests: Bill McEwen, News Director, GV Wire David Taub, Senior Reporter, GV Wire
42:43
November 17, 2021
Unfiltered - Biden‘s Plan For Infrastructure and Tax Hikes (Audio)
Unfiltered - Biden‘s Plan For Infrastructure and Tax Hikes (Audio)
This week, GV Wire: Unfiltered examines President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and tax hike plans.   Special Guests: Tony Boren, Executive Director of the Fresno Council of Governments Miguel Arias, Fresno City Councilmember, District 3
44:45
November 15, 2021
Unfiltered - Biden‘s Plan for Infrastructure and Tax Hikes (Video)
Unfiltered - Biden‘s Plan for Infrastructure and Tax Hikes (Video)
In the latest episode of Unfiltered, GV Wire examines President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and tax hike plans.
44:45
November 11, 2021
Unfiltered: Foster Care Crisis in Fresno
Unfiltered: Foster Care Crisis in Fresno
This week, GV Wire: Unfiltered examines the foster care crisis in the Fresno area.   Special Guests: Lisa Casarez, CEO of local foster care agency Angels of Grace Miguel Arias, Fresno City Councilmember, District 3 Delfino Neira, Director, Fresno County Department of Social Services
01:08:52
November 06, 2021