Calendar of Events for Spring

March 21: Visalia Chamber’s Impact Leadership Conference Visalia Convention Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Event focuses on creating opportunities for learning that focus on activism, leadership and workplace skills. Tickets are $250–$325 at March 22 – April 14: “Honky Tonk Angels” at the Ice House Theatre Country classics combine with a hilarious […]

Anti-SLAPP lawsuit hits Lemoore

The law offices of Melo and Sarsfield have filed an anti-SLAPP suit against the city of Lemoore to stop its attempts to silence Lemoore City Council Member Holly Blair. According to the suit filed March 14, the City of Lemoore has attempted to file a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against Blair three times. All three […]

Political Fix (7 March, 2019)

You Go Girl! In Chicago two African American women were the top two vote getters out of 14 candidates for mayor. On February 26, 2019 Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle advanced to an April 2 runoff election. The election is already being heralded as historic because it will elect Chicago’s first African American woman. Ms. Lightfoot […]

Calendar Events March and April

March 8: Video entries for the 2019 Slick Rock Student Film Festival due Middle and high school students living in Kern, Kings, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, Merced or Mariposa counties may enter videos in a total of 18 categories. Visit for information. Awards ceremony at the Visalia Fox Theater on May 10. March 9: Birding […]

Water and the Future of the San Joaquin Valley Overview

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