Political Fix (15 November, 2018)

A Midterm Post Mortem It was freezing and quiet outside St John’s Hall in Hanford with a few unconcerned security guards lingering by the doors, but hot and crowded inside the Portuguese Hall on Election Night. Even though not in his district, this was still Nunes country, and a Nunes-friendly crowd, where no sharp edged […]

Setting the Record Straight

A Press Release issued by Congress Member David Valadao’s Campaign HANFORD – Today, TJ Cox’s distributed a press release explicitly stating claims against his health care facility, Bella Vista Memory Care, “are false.” In response, Valadao for Congress Campaign Spokesman, Cole Rojewski, released the following statement: “Mr. Cox can try as best he can to […]

Political Fix (1 November, 2018)

Is the Blue Wave real? In less than a week the nation will find out. The following are my predictions for local and federal elections: Congressional District 21: Democrat TJ Cox and Republican Congress Member David Valado Mr. Valadao lives in a district that has a Democratic advantage of 16 points but they tend to […]

Four Seats up for election on VUSD

The Visalia Chamber of Commerce and the Foothills Sun Gazette held a forum at 210 café on October 18 to give Visalia residents a chance to meet their school board candidates face to face. A total of nine candidates are running for four seats in the Visalia Unified School District (VUSD.) Districts 1, 3, 4, […]

Mathis and Sigala give voters two distinct choices for Assembly District 26

EDITORS’ NOTE: This article was updated to correct false domestic abuse allegations leveled against Jose Sigala, and include comment from his ex-wife, who denies that any abuse ever occurred. In a civil but testy debate, Republican State Assembly member Devon Mathis and Democratic Tulare City Council member Jose Sigala exchanged barbs during last week’s candidates’ […]