Sequoia Mall Escrow to Close on November 15

Escrow on the Sequoia Mall is set to close November 15th, according to John Dubois, an owner of Core Commercial, the listing broker on the property. “I’m fairly positive the sale will go through” said Dubois, “The buyers have passed through several stages where they have put down significant amounts of non-refundable money. They seem […]

Visalia in Need of New 911 Call Center

The city council voted at their September 3rd meeting 5-0 to develop plans for a Visalia Emergency Communication Center (VECC) and a public safety building that would include a modernized police department. Because of the urgent need for a new 911 call center, it was recommended that the city proceed with building the VECC even […]

Republicans Chip Away at Democrats’ Supermajority

How does a Republican, middle-aged white guy win an election in a majority Hispanic and Democratic district? Quite handily it seems. Andy Vidak won 52.2% of the vote in the 16th Senate District (SD16) Special Election on July 23rd. With Vidak’s victory, Republicans are chipping away at the Democrat’s supermajority in both houses of California’s […]