Is Sukkot a Universal Holiday?

Sukkot is one of the three pilgrimage holidays of the Jewish faith. Passover – commemorating the Israelites’ escape from bondage in Egypt; Shavuot – commemorating the receiving of the Commandments; and Sukkot – the 7 day Feast to the Creator, on the 15th of the 7th month, when you have gathered the fruit of the […]

Visalia Mayor Warren Gubler to Run for State Assembly

City of Visalia Mayor Warren Gubler has announced his candidacy for California State Assembly in the 2018 election. Gubler, a Republican, cites ineffective representation in Sacramento as the primary reason for seeking the Assembly District 26 seat. Gubler stated that Assemblyman Devon Mathis has become a “mere tool of the special interests and lobbyists.” “With […]

Kings Art Center to Open Two New Exhibits

The Kings Art Center is celebrating its 25 year anniversary this month with a “Past to Present” exhibit open from September 23 to November 11 in the center’s Marcellus Gallery. In the Members Gallery, the center will exhibit “Internment 1942,” the 75th anniversary of the Japanese-American Internment with the work of Henry Sugimoto, a Hanford […]

Symphony Kicks Off Season with Pops in Tulare

The newly named Sequoia Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Tulare County Symphony) will kick off its 2017-18 season with its traditional “Pops in the Park” in Zumwalt Park in Tulare on Saturday, September 9. Begun in Tulare in 1960, the symphony changed its name this summer to better reflect its artistic growth and regional appeal. The […]