Hanford to Research Possible Effects of Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center

Hanford’s not ready to hit the brakes on a proposed medical marijuana cultivation center just yet. The Hanford City Council voted unanimously to conduct deeper research on how a facility might affect Hanford before it makes a final decision. Councilmembers instructed Hanford’s Community Development Director, Darlene Mata, and Hanford Police Chief Parker Sever to visit […]

City of Visalia, Visalia Unified Candidates Mix It Up at Forum

The Visalia City Council Candidates and Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) candidates had an opportunity to outline their platforms September 29 at the Visalia Veterans Memorial Building. Each candidate had the chance to explain their goals and then answer questions posed by moderator Paul Hurley. The forum was sponsored by the American Association of University […]

Four Candidates Compete For Tulare City District 5

Incumbent Craig Vejvoda is facing three challengers for Tulare City Council District 5: Suzanna Aguilera-Marrero, Margee Fallert, and Greg Nunley. According to the challengers, the biggest issue facing Vejvoda’s 12-year incumbency is the lack of residential and commercial development. Fallert and Nunley both expressed a deep dissatisfaction with rate of development in Tulare. Vejvoda’s philosophy […]

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 A similar change happened when the military repealed the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy in 2010.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