Race crowded for 22nd congressional district

Three Democrats and an independent candidate are hoping to become the next congressman from California’s 22nd District. Returning for a second attempt at unseating Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) is Fresno businessman Bobby Bliatout, and he’s in the race because he once tried and failed to help Nunes improve healthcare in the 22nd District, as well as […]

Sunshine Paradise Ranch approved by supervisors

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors unanimously sided with property owners and the Planning Commission, upholding an earlier decision and denying a citizens group’s appeal of a plan to construct a 15-person guest ranch on South Fork Drive near the southern entrance to Sequoia National Park. While this was the outcome sought by Mike Cannarozzi–the […]

Superintendent selection causing strife at VUSD

Questions over the selection process for the Visalia Unified School District’s (VUSD) next superintendent seem to have brewed a minor civil war among members of the city’s education community. After dismissing former Superintendent Dr. Todd Oto in May, the VUSD’s Board of Trustees is now poised to select his replacement. However, a group of 30 […]

Farmersville’s first cannabis store, Token Farms, opens

After much anticipation, the first of three recently approved cannabis storefronts is finally open in Farmersville, and business is booming. By the time Token Farms opened its doors, a line of hundreds of eager customers already stretched off the property and past neighboring businesses. “It’s great. It’s a huge line,” said Token’s owner Jennifer Mendonca. […]