Visalia City Council Takes a Wait and See Attitude with Retail Sales of Pot

The Visalia City Council isn’t taking any quick steps towards changing the city’s Municipal Code regarding recreational marijuana sales. At the February 21 council meeting, the council members discussed changes to the Visalia Municipal Code that were needed in response to Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Currently, the code only regulates medical […]

Rep. Valadao, Community Leaders Discuss Need for Immigration Reform

On Thursday, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) reaffirmed the need for a bipartisan solution and his commitment to pushing for legislative reforms to repair our broken immigration system. The event, a breakfast discussion in Fresno, California, was hosted by The Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation in conjunction with FWD.us. Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation President […]

Lack of Maintenance of County Culverts Leaves Kaweah Residents Stranded

Patty Miller and Jim Hewett, her grounds keeper, her dogs and livestock found themselves stranded because of Tulare County culverts that had not been maintained. During the mid-January storms, water that was supposed to run down the culverts instead flowed unimpeded down Miller’s driveway and private road causing significant property damage which caused the road […]