Hanford City Council reorganizes

The Hanford City Council voted for a reorganization at its March 15 meeting, choosing a new mayor and vice mayor. Councilmember Francisco Ramirez requested a reorganization be put on the agenda during the March 1 council meeting after public outcry over how then-Mayor Dianne Sharp handled an unruly crowd at a town hall concerning low […]

Tulare Cemetery Chair Xavier Avila Receives Cease and Desist Letter

Tulare Public Cemetery District (TPCD) Chair Xavier Avila received a letter from the Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield on January 7 to stop communicating with the founder of the Caring Cause Facebook group, Elaine Hollingsworth. Avila threatened Hollingsworth, the group administrator, with legal action on January 7. According to Hollingsworth, his text stated: “You […]