National coalition pushes for investment in aging water infrastructure

A national coalition of more than 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts urged President-elect Joe Biden and congressional leadership today to address aging Western water infrastructure in any potential infrastructure or economic recovery package. The coalition includes organizations from 15 states that collectively represent $120 billion in agricultural production, nearly one-third of […]

David Valadao joins powerful House Appropriations Committee

This week, U.S. Representative David G. Valadao was appointed to the House Committee on Appropriations, the committee responsible for funding the federal government and determining where American tax dollars are spent. Congressman Valadao previously served on the Appropriations Committee while representing California’s 21st Congressional District from 2013 to 2019. During this time, Congressman Valadao was […]

Southwest Airlines announces daily service between Fresno, Las Vegas, and Denver

Southwest Airlines today announced their initial launch for Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) with nonstop service from California’s Central Valley to Denver International Airport (DEN) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) offering substantial connectivity to more than 50 airports. Starting April 25, 2021, Southwest will operate three daily flights between Fresno and Las Vegas […]

Helena move will help Lemoore — and hurt Hanford

Helena Agri-Enterprises is moving to Lemoore after a long-simmering dispute with the City of Hanford that resulted in the company filing a lawsuit against Hanford. Lemoore City Manager Nathan Olson said the move could result in about $340,000 in additional annual sale tax revenue to the city plus an unspecified number of jobs. Olson said […]

City of Hanford could face lawsuit over employee’s allegation

This article was updated 1/22/21 Hanford City Council is facing possible litigation over a city department head’s publicly unspecified charges that a city council member acted improperly toward her. The department head is long-time community development director Darlene R. Mata, according to a reliable unnamed source. City Attorney Ty Mizote said potential litigation against the […]

Tulare County 2-1-1 is Overwhelmed, Residents Urged to Complete COVID Vaccine Interest Form for Future Vaccine Appointments

A Press Release from Tulare County Health and Human Services COVID Vaccine supply remains LIMITED and currently Tulare County does not have enough vaccine supply to fulfill all who are eligible. Tulare County’s 2-1-1 Call Center is overwhelmed with calls, and officials are asking residents to refrain from calling 2-1-1 for COVID vaccine information, but rather complete […]

Tulare County Activates COVID Vaccine Call Center, Seeks Volunteers to Assist with COVID Vaccine Distribution, as Preparations Are Underway for Next Phase

DIAL 2-1-1 to get the latest information on the COVID-19 Vaccine in Tulare County The Tulare County Health & Human Service Agency (HHSA) has partnered with the United Way of Tulare County to activate a COVID Vaccine Call Center for residents seeking information about the vaccine for COVID-19. The Call Center will assist in providing vital […]