Drug raids yield pounds of narcotics, stolen weapons

An investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and the Tulare County High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Task Force (HIDTA) has resulted in the arrest of five local men and the seizure of dozens of pounds of potent and potentially deadly narcotics.   Six Arrests Total A spokesperson for the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said four […]

Deniers fight on as COVID rages locally

While new COVID-19 infections are at an all-time high in Tulare County — with hospitalizations and deaths increasing daily to keep pace — residents who believe the pandemic response is unnecessary are fighting against new and existing public health measures with a virulence that almost matches that of the new omicron variant.   January saw […]

Big local changes in new state political maps

The political landscape of Tulare, Kings and Fresno counties have an entirely new look and it could lead to seismic shifts of influence throughout the area. Following months of work, the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Committee released the final map of the state’s new voting districts reflecting the outcome of the 2020 US Census count. […]