Fong beats Boudreaux in May 21 Special Election for CD20

Assemblymember Vince Fong beat Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux in the May 21 Special Election for Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s Congressional District 20’s term. McCarthy resigned last December two months after his ouster as House Speaker. According to the Fresno Bee Fong will resign his AD32 seat to finish McCarthy’s term that ends early January. Unofficial […]

Adventist Tulare shutters labor & delivery five weeks early

After a precipitous drop in births, officials with Adventist Health Tulare announced in March they would temporarily close their obstetrics department on June 6. Not long after that announcement, hospital officials ended up moving that date up to April 30. “Adventist Health Tulare paused labor and delivery care effective April 30, 2024, at 11:59 p.m,” […]

Visalia introduces new logo

The City of Visalia unveiled their new logo on their Facebook May 7 and the reaction has been less than positive. Withering criticism has flooded in with comments such as, “This is so sad, it looks like a 5 year old designed it,” and “Just re-checked the calendar…nope, not April 1st.” In just two days […]

Valadao votes for aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

According to the New York Times, “The House voted resoundingly on Saturday to approve $95 billion in foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, as Speaker Mike Johnson put his job on the line to advance the long-stalled aid package by marshaling support from mainstream Republicans and Democrats.” David Valadao- CD22 and Jim Costa – […]