Tulare County Public Health Will Not Approve School Waivers Until COVID-19 Case Transmission Rates Decline

A press release from Tulare County Public Health Department The COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout Tulare County, impacting our communities and the ability for local schools to return to in-person classroom instruction. Tulare County Public Health is assisting schools with guidance documents, resources, and information as they plan and develop protocols for returning to […]

First stent procedure performed at Sierra View

The first non-surgical stent procedure ever in the City of Porterville was performed at Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) upon receiving the Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). After much anticipation of earning the PCI designation, invaluable cardiac procedures are now locally available to the community with state-of-the-art equipment […]

Schuil & Associates launches free agricultural real estate app

​Schuil & Associates​, the 36-year-old firm established by three brothers, Michael, Marc, and Rick Schuil in Visalia, California today announced the availability of Schuil Real Estate – a mobile app specializing in the sale of farmland, dairies, orchards, grazing sites and more. Traditional real estate apps often focus on single-family homes and commercial real estate […]

Bird House Auction moves online

Due to the on-going concern regarding the spread of the coronavirus, Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties has made the difficult decision to cancel the live Birdhouse Auction scheduled for August 28th and instead all the wonderful custom birdhouses, dog houses and community donations will be featured in an ONLINE auction. The page is in […]

Arts Visalia extends “Layers of Place” and “California Farm and Foothill” exhibitions

Arts Visalia is extending its July exhibit featuring Matthew Rangel and Paul Buxman! In order to provide the community with a better opportunity to experience Layers of Place: Matthew Rangel and California Farm and Foothill: Paul Buxman, these exhibits will remain at Arts Visalia through September 25th, 2020. Arts Visalia hopes to have the gallery […]

TCOE Excellence in Education winners selected

This week, three Tulare County district employees received notification that they were the winners in the annual Excellence in Education Awards program. The winners are Administrator/Manager of the Year Philip Pierschbacher of the Tulare City School District, Teacher of the Year Stacy Trapletti of Cherry Avenue Middle School in Tulare, and School Employee of the […]