Get Off Your Apps: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Visalia Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law. “Holding your phone and using it while driving is not only dangerous, but also illegal,” Sergeant Art Alvarez said. “Before starting the car, silence […]

Federal and state tax filing deadline pushed to Oct 16 for Tulare and Kings Counties due to floods

California is extending the tax filing deadline for Californians impacted by December and January winter storms to October 16, 2023 – aligning with the IRS In addition to tax relief measures that Governor Gavin Newsom announced in January, California is also extending the state tax filing and payment due dates to October 16, 2023 for Californians […]

Hanford High School teacher honored as California’s top ag educator

After recognizing six exceptional California teachers as finalists through the Golden Owl Award, the California FFA Foundation, in partnership with Nationwide and the California Farm Bureau, selected Jason Ferreira, agricultural teacher at Hanford High School, as California’s 2022-2023 “Ag Educator of the Year.” Ferreira was formally recognized as the Golden Owl Award grand prize winner […]