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’ […]

Trade Report: California Exports Rise Despite Tariff Wars

California Chamber of Commerce  October 9, 2018 Susanne T. Stirling   California’s merchandise export trade maintained a growth trajectory in August despite a fall-off in farm exports, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics newly released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Foreign shipments by California businesses totaled $15.18 billion for the month, a nominal 3.3% […]