Kaweah Delta seeking better feedback

Leaders of the Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD) want better feedback from the people they serve and more of it, and they’ve formed a small army of advocates to help them. In the wake of the failure of Measure H–a $327 million bond initiative intended to fund expansion of Kaweah Delta Medical Center–those responsible […]

Citizen group aims to improve local mental health care

What began as a social media post is quickly becoming a concerted effort to change the way mental illness is viewed and treated in Tulare County. Leading the effort is Visalia resident Danelle Evangelho, a long-time sufferer of depression who decided to go public about difficulties she had finding adequate treatment. The response to her […]

Tulare releases independent Nunley investigation through records request

The Tulare City Council has rejected Councilman Greg Nunley’s demand for a public apology and a $16.5 million compensation package for alleged damage to his reputation and income; and, meanwhile, an independent investigation of Nunley’s treatment of city employees has been released, finding the councilman threatened to have city hall staff members fired. According to […]

Tulare spending big on community development

With the help of a big windfall, Tulare will be handing out nearly $1.3 million to help fund a long list of community projects in 2019 and into 2020. While the city makes annual allocations to various projects–mainly to low-income housing efforts–thanks to the payoff of an economic development loan to the tune of $590,000, […]

Nunley Demands $16.5M, Apology from City Hall

Tulare City Councilman Greg Nunley is demanding a public apology and a payment of $16.5 million from Tulare City Hall for what he claims is an organized effort to harm his construction and real estate development business. Nunley’s claims–including accusations of libel, slander and defamation, as well as fabrication of documents and unfair oversight of […]

Valley Travel Plaza breaks ground in Goshen

A seven-acre plot of land at Betty Drive east of Highway 99 in Goshen will soon become a major source of tax income for Tulare County, as developers rush to capitalize on the newly completed freeway interchange. “We’re breaking ground for a new development here in the county,” said Lucky Thandi, president of Valley Fuel […]