Political Fix (15 September, 2016)

Custer’s Last Stand During the last century the United States experienced some major historical changes. Such as when the South went from being Democratic to Republican after President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A similar change happened when the military repealed the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy in 2010. The Religious Right […]

Tulare County Supervisors Vote to Join the Greater Kaweah GSA

Tulare County Board of Supervisors (TCBOS) voted on August 23 to approve a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) with Kaweah Delta Water Conservation District, Kings County Water District, Lakeside Irrigation Water District and St. John’s Water District to form the Greater Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA). During the meeting Supervisor Pete Vander Poel was appointed the […]

TCSO Arrests Seven on Suspicion of Soliciting Sex With a Minor

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department continues to crack down on sexual predators targeting our county’s youth. On Monday, August 22, Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux announced seven men were arrested over the weekend following an operation similar to “Dateline NBC: To Catch a Predator.” Called Operation Baby Face II, the arrests were an offshoot of the […]

Tulare County Projected to Stay Number One in Agriculture

Marilyn Kinoshita, Tulare County Agriculture Commissioner, gave the annual Tulare County Crop Report for 2015. Although Kinoshita stated that she was disappointed in the decrease in permanent plantings, she projected that Tulare County will be the number one agriculture producer in the nation for the third year in a row. Tulare County’s total gross production […]

Human Trafficking Ring Taken Down by Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux held a press conference on August 11, revealing that an ongoing undercover investigation, called Operation Baby Face, had culminated with multiple arrests that morning involving human trafficking. The investigation began in May and more than 70 deputies served 15 search and arrest warrants early on the morning of the eleventh. Boudreaux described […]