New Interim Manager Hired at Tulare Cemetery

The Tulare Public Cemetery District (TPCD) met yesterday to appoint Phyllis Schneider as the interim office manager. This coming after putting office manager Leonor Castaneda on paid leave. Castaneda’s last day will most likely be April 16. Schneider is the current secretary and has 30 years book keeping experience. She was hired by the district […]

Tulare Cemetery board meeting vacillates between chaos, calm; board attempts settlement

Tulare County Supervisor Pete Vander Poel meets with Chair Avila out of concern for disinterments With issues of litigation, firings, and disinterments facing the Tulare Public Cemetery District (TPCD) tensions were running high between a disgruntled constituency and the trustees. Not surprisingly, 20 minutes into their March 25 meeting, Chair Xavier Avila felt it necessary […]