National coalition presses for water supply infrastructure

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers, ranchers, water providers, businesses and communities urged Senate leaders yesterday to take action to address the shortcomings of aging water infrastructure. In a letter to Chairman Joe Manchin and Ranking Member John Barrasso of the Committee […]

College of the Sequoias ag irrigation academy will help launch careers

In response to the urgent need for skilled workers who can design, install and maintain new water-saving agriculture irrigation technology, College of the Sequoias (COS) has opened the Ag Irrigation Academy. After just 18 weeks of intensive training, participants will be able to launch their careers in this new well-paid field with many employment opportunities […]

West Hills Lemoore receives donation from MacKenzie Scott

West Hills College Lemoore received a generous donation from American novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. In a recent blog post, Ms. Scott said, “Because community-centered service is such a powerful catalyst and multiplier, we spent the first quarter of 2021 identifying and evaluating equity-oriented non-profit teams working in areas that have been neglected.” She went […]

Excessive Heat Watch for Tulare County

A press release from Tulare County Health and Human Services Temperatures are forecasted to reach 100 degrees and rise even higher into the weekend, and Tulare County Public Health reminds community members that extreme heat is dangerous and heat-related illness can be fatal. Community members should protect themselves against heat-related illnesses during high heat conditions […]