CSET now recruiting for 2021-22 #LEAD program

The Community Services Employment Training (CSET) Youth Department is pleased to announce the recruitment for the #LEAD (Leading, Educating, Advocating, and Dedication) Program. #LEAD is a Leadership and College/Career Readiness program for high school juniors and seniors in Visalia, Tulare, Porterville, or Dinuba/Cutler-Orosi. “As #LEAD enters its ninth consecutive year, we look forward to connecting […]

Tulare County Issues New Mandatory Evacuation Orders, Three Rivers Meeting in Memorial Bldg

From the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Boudreaux is issuing a EVACUATION ORDERS for a portion of Three Rivers.  The Orders cover Mineral King Drive up to the Sequoia National Park Boundary, including associated structures along both sides of HWY 198 to the Park Boundary. The orders include Oak Grove Bridge down to HWY 198, […]

Wildfires in Sequoia National Park Growing, Closures Underway

Updated September 11 – Active wildfires caused by a significant lightning storm on Thursday are growing and have potential to affect park infrastructure and resources. The parks are aggressively attacking these fires to suppress them. The Cabin Fire reached approximately two acres and is largely contained, the Colony and Paradise Fires are in much steeper […]

Parks Fight New Wildfires Ignited by Lightning Storm

A significant lightning storm occurred in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding areas on the evening of September 9, 2021. At this time, three new wildfires ignited by the storm have been discovered within park boundaries. The parks are actively suppressing the fires. Current suppression actions include hand crews working on the ground and aerial water and retardant drops. The […]

Biden Announces strategy to combat COVID while cases overwhelm Tulare and Kings Counties hospitals

President Biden is implementing a six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy that employs the same science-based approach that was used to successfully combat previous variants of COVID-19 earlier this year. This plan will ensure that we are using every available tool to combat COVID-19 and save even more lives in the months ahead, while also keeping schools […]