Nelms brothers, Tulare County natives, bring two films home to Visalia Fox

The Visalia Fox Theatre will be hosting a special double feature and Q&A event with writers / directors Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms, Tulare County natives, on April 19th at 6pm. The event will showcase the award-winning movie Lost on Purpose, which was filmed in Tulare County, and Small Town Crime, which received critical acclaim upon its release earlier this […]

Presenters Selected for April 11th Visalia SOUP event

The Visalia Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the four individuals/organizations that will be presenting their ideas at Visalia SOUP on April 11th at ImagineU Interactive Children’s Museum. Presenters were selected from nine proposals that were submitted. The following proposals will be pitched to SOUP attendees in hopes of gaining community support, resources and […]

Law enforcement backs Warren Gubler for Assembly District 26

Warren Gubler has announced his most recent endorsements by the highest levels of law enforcement in the 26th Assembly District. The Professional Law Enforcement Managers Association of Tulare County (PLEMA) has released its unanimous endorsement of Gubler. In March, the Tulare County Chiefs Association, comprised of police chiefs and the leadership of law enforcement throughout […]

Book Notes: Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know—And Doesn’t

Essential reading for those interested in the role of religion in American life is Religious Literacy: What Every American Need to Know—And Doesn’t by Stephen Prothero.  Through the pages of his evocative study, Prothero, a professor of religion at Boston University, laments over the paradoxical fact that “Americans are both deeply religious and profoundly ignorant […]

Republican gubernatorial candidate Allen visits Tulare

Assemblyman Travis Allen, Republican candidate for governor, paid a visit to the Tulare International Agri-Center to a crowd of 300 plus fired up Republicans on Sunday, March 18. Discussing everything from lowering taxes to getting tougher on crime and prosecuting corrupt politicians, Assemblyman Allen joked about California Democrats and even discribed his Republican opponent John […]

Tulare hospital to reopen its Mineral King Lab

Tulare Local Healthcare District will reopen its forensic laboratory Monday. Mineral King Lab was closed on Oct. 28, 2017 by Healthcare Conglomerate Associates, the district’s former management partner. While the district’s board voted in October to voluntarily suspend its acute care license — which covers the operation of the Tulare Regional Medical Center — the […]