State Takes TRMC to Task for Medical Staff Feud

The State of California has once again stepped into the feud between between the Tulare Regional Medical Center’s (TRMC) Board of Directors and doctors representing its prior Medical Executive Committee (MEC), and it’s got choice words for both sides. A new report, published by the California Department of Public Health, originally obtained by the Visalia […]

Farmersville Roadways Continue to See Major Improvements

Generally, the City of Farmersville would not take on two large projects at the same time. But, with the funding in place, the city did not want to lose it for either one, said City Manager John Jansons. Hence, motorists traveling either, east and west on Visalia Road, or north and south on Farmersville Blvd. […]

No Major Changes in Local Illegal Immigrant Situation

One of the mantras of the new president during his campaign, was that of mass deportations of illegal immigrants. “There will be no amnesty,” he said in a campaign speech last September. “Anyone who is in the United States illegally is subject to deportation,” he said. Well, that was nothing new. Of course, anyone in […]

Roadway Oak Trees Raise Concerns of Safety

Tall, aging oak trees, have some residents concerned about driving along Shirk Road between Walnut Ave. and Highway 198. Tony Esteves said he travels on Shirk several times a week, and that his son drives it daily and he has concerns about roadway safety. Esteves recalled when a few years back a friend was driving […]

North Visalia Advisory Committee Gets A Reprieve

The North Visalia Advisory Committee (NVAC) will survive another year. At the March 6 Visalia City Council meeting the council voted to temporarily keep the North Visalia Advisory Committee (NVAC) officially affiliated with the city. The city council will revisit the issue in November, 2018, after the last three district elections are completed. The vote […]

Uncertain Future for North Visalia Advisory Committee

With Councilmember Greg Collins absent, the Visalia City Council stalemated on its decision whether to discontinue the North Visalia Advisory Committee (NVAC) as an official Visalia entity. During the February 21 work session three choices were on the table: continue the NVAC as an official city committee indefinitely, continue the NVAC as an official city […]