Farm Bureau research foundation backs study on wetlands, grazing

California Bountiful Foundation, the 501(c)(3) research organization of California Farm Bureau, has awarded a $520,000 grant to support cattle grazing research being conducted by California Polytechnic State University, The study, led by Dr. Justin Luong, a Humboldt professor of rangeland resource science, aims to determine if wetlands benefit from grazing activities. It will also evaluate […]

Sierra View Medical Center celebrates 8th Clinical Laboratory Scientist graduate, Sergio Reyes

For new Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Sergio Reyes, a career in healthcare was a natural choice. Sergio completed his CLS licensure through Sierra View Medical Center’s Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Training Program this year, making him the 8th graduate since the programs start in 2018. Sergio always had a passion for science and healthcare, his […]

Rudy Salas announces rematch against Valadao

Today, former California Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) officially announced his rematch against David Valadao in California’s 22nd District with the release of a hard-hitting video outlining the clear contrast in this race. Salas has been described as a “white whale” Democratic candidate because of his powerful personal story, long record of delivering for Central Valley […]

USDA final forecast projects slightly larger 2023 almond crop

The 2023 California Almond Objective Measurement Report published Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) estimates that the crop harvested in 2023 will come in at 2.6 billion meat pounds, 1% percent above last year’s 2.57 billion pounds. The estimate is up 4 percent from USDA-NASS’s Subjective Forecast in May […]

Former students contribute to TCOE Theatre Company’s summer production

Three former Theatre Company performers have taken on major responsibilities for the preshow portion of the Theatre Company’s summer production. Fresh off their responsibilities of conducting the Theatre Company’s summer camp in June, alumni Lyra Paez, Tessa Hemphill, and Rahim Pullom direct the show – entitled Once Upon a Time – which will precede the […]

Enchanted Playhouse Theatre Company presents The Third Annual Enchanted Evening fundraiser

Enchanted Playhouse’s third annual Enchanted Evening Fundraiser will be held at Bello Vita Friday July 21st, 2023. Doors open at 5:30pm. Enjoy dinner from Quality Meats, dancing with the band Bazmati, $5 drinks (beer, wine and specialty drinks), a dessert silent auction, and a tricky tray raffle. All proceeds benefit Enchanted Playhouse Theatre Company, a […]

Tickets now on sale for Theatre Company’s production of Into the Woods

Eight performances July 20-29, Rotary Theatre, 330 S. Dollner St., Visalia CA  On Thursday, July 20, the Theatre Company will premiere its production of the award-winning Broadway musical Into the Woods. The musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, exploring the consequences […]