Tulare County Moves Forward With HSR

While Fresno County was celebrating the official ground breaking of the California High-Speed Rail on January 6, Tulare County was debating whether to sign a cooperative agreement with that same entity. During the Tulare County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Resource Management Agency staff had originally recommended that the TCBOS sign the agreement. But as the […]

Two Cases Still Pending Against Tulare County Animal Control

In the suit against Tulare County Animal Control (TCAC), the county has decided to demand a jury trial. Paul Grenseman and Julia Jimenez filed suit in Tulare County Superior Court against five Tulare County employees on November 10, 2014. The plaintiffs are suing the county for discrimination, racial/ethnic and sexual harassment, failure to prevent discrimination […]

HSR Breaks Ground on January 6

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) held its official ground breaking for the High-Speed Rail (HSR) on January 6 in downtown Fresno. The ceremony took place at the site of the future Fresno train station, located on the corner of Tulare and G streets. The Authority is building 520 miles of track connecting San Francisco […]

Visalia City Council to Allow Members to Appeal Planning Commission Decisions

On January 5, the Visalia City Council voted to allow council members to appeal planning commission decisions that involve project maps. The vote reverses a 2010 ordinance prohibiting council members from appealing those decisions. Council members Amy Shuklian, Warren Gubbler, and Greg Collins voted to remove the restrictions, while Mayor Steve Nelsen and member Bob […]