Tulare County Supes Approve Their Own Raise

Tulare County supervisors have approved their own raises, increasing their salaries by 4.25% and an additional 2% cost of living increase. Their yearly salary increased from $101,776 to $108,224. In accordance with County Ordinance, the TCBOS receives an increase in salary when the four elected county officials receive a similar increase. The four elected officials […]

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 A similar change happened when the military repealed the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy in 2010.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 […]