Tulare health district nixes VA, picks board member

At a contentious special meeting before a packed house, directors of the Tulare Local Health Care District (TLHCD) dismissed the possibility of leasing a portion of Evolutions Plaza, home of the district’s popular gym, to the Veterans Administration. The directors also selected Tulare resident Marmie Fidler to fill the District 3 seat at the November […]

Special meeting scheduled after board dispute, TLHCD to review leasing Evolutions – appoint new board member

Update: Tulare Local Health Care District Board of Directors Meeting, 6:30 Tuesday, November 23, in the Evolutions Plaza Conference Room, 1425 E. Prosperity Ave., Tulare Although a public dispute between directors of the Tulare Local Health Care District (TLHCD) over the possibility of renting out a portion of Evolutions Plaza to the Veterans Administration brought […]

TLHCD business comes to an abrupt halt as director abandons meeting

The Tulare Local Health Care District’s (TLHCD) directors were unable to finish the district’s business Wednesday evening, November 17, after Secretary Xavier Avila unexpectedly left the board’s monthly meeting mid-conversation following a dispute.   Board President Says No VA Lease at Evolutions At issue was the possibility of the local office of the Veterans Administration […]

Adventist accused of COVID avoidance, profiteering during 2020 infection surge

Editors’ note: This article has been edited to add a quote from Gurvinder Kaur and to correct her gender. Additionally, statements from Adventist Health representatives regarding the hospital’s COVID patient numbers in Tulare were added under ‘Second COVID-19 Isolation Incident Alleged.’ A statement that Kaur said the moves were to maximize the use of its […]