Tulare County Sheriff/Visalia Police Dept conduct Gang Bust Arresting 25 Gang Members

A Press Release from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Around 4:30 a.m. on 1/16/20, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the DEA, FBI and the Visalia Police Department, ended a five-month investigation into a violent gang in the northern part of Tulare County. “Operation Stray Bullet” targeted violent gang members for the last […]

Joslin resigns as Hanford Chamber director

After a period of turmoil in which the City of Hanford considered ending its service agreement with the Hanford Chamber of Commerce, Joey Joslin, the chamber’s executive director, resigned. Board member Linda Silveira replaced him as interim executive director on December 17 and the chamber is searching for a new leader. The chamber board remains […]

Tulare County supes take more steps to build housing, fight homelessness

On January 7 the Tulare County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to adopt a resolution approving $25 million in tax-exempt bonds towards the Sequoia Commons II Apartments project located at 31161 Florence Avenue in Goshen. The project will create 60 affordable rental units, including six units for regularly homeless families. According to the Program Director […]

Assemblymember Salas and Senator Grove Issues Statements on Governor’s Budget

The California state budget is set to break the record at $222.2 billion with Governor Gavin Newsom unveiling the budget proposal Friday in a press conference that lasted almost three hours. Newsom touted the strength of California’s fiscal health after ten years of economic growth while putting $21 billion in the state’s reserves. Assemblymember Rudy […]

Old Split Cans to Get New Life

Press release from the City of Visalia While the old split cans have been out of commission for quite some time, they’ve stayed in the news as City staff has worked at the direction of the City Council on the cans disposal. At this past Monday’s Council meeting, staff updated the City Council on their […]