National Parks Celebrate Dark Skies July 21-23

When astronaut Don Thomas misses the crystal-clear, starry sky he saw in space, he comes to Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks to remember how it looks. A mission specialist, Thomas spent 44 days circling the Earth as part of the crew for four different Space Shuttle missions. Thomas orbited the planet nearly 700 times, traveling more […]

Tulare Politics Get Fishy as Hospital Recall Nears

Warning: Source documents in this article contain graphic language With his future on the Tulare Local Health Care District’s (TLHCD) Board of Directors in jeopardy, supporters of Dr. Parmod Kumar appear to be playing loose with the truth as a recall election to remove him approaches. Recall Election July 11 On July 11, voters in […]

Colony’s Lease Extended, Deal Dead in Tulare

Tulare’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will give Colony Energy a third break on the rent for its 20-year lease of city land but wont reopen negotiations to sell the company gas collected at the city’s waste treatment facility. Representatives of Colony have called the gas purchase essential to getting their larger project–a $25 million […]

Dr. Tom Drilling

By all accounts, Dr. Tom Drilling–an icon in Tulare for the better part of a century who died last month at the age of 96–lived a life that made a difference. Whether he was in his home or his dental office, in his church or at large in the world, his family and friends remember […]

Nunes Mum on Town Halls, Russia, Flynn, Trump

Congressman Devin Nunes may be in some seriously hot water. With an ethics probe looking into his handling of classified documents, calls for him to resign his position as Intel Committee chair from both sides of the aisle, and cries from constituents for his attention, Nunes has gone quiet. That roaring silence is leading to […]