Farm Bureau President Praises Signing of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson today applauded President Joe Biden for signing the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act into law. Passed by the House of Representatives on Monday by a vote of 369-42, the measure seeks to address export backlogs and supply chain disruptions that have severely impacted agriculture. “Today’s signing by President Biden […]

Kaweah Health seeks Community Advisory Council members

Kaweah Health is accepting applications for its advisory councils designed to generate ideas about how to better serve community health needs. Members of the public are invited to apply. Councils, established in 2017, work to identify opportunities to enhance local partnerships and community relations, to provide ideas about future community health needs and to plan […]

Tulare County Library seeks friends: library lovers encouraged to join Friends of Tulare County Library

The Friends of Tulare County Library helps fund the successful Summer Reading Challenge and so much more. In addition, branches in Exeter, Dinuba, Lindsay, and Three Rivers have local Friends groups that provide additional support to their branch. Now, more than ever, your library needs your help. A well- stocked, well-staffed, and vibrant library is […]

VEDC announces new Executive Director

The Visalia Economic Development Corporation announced today that Bruce Nicotero, former general manager of JOANN, has been selected to serve as executive director for the nonprofit organization. The Search Committee was established in March and began a search that resulted in a total of 16  resumes and proposals submitted, noted Matt Seals, incoming chair of […]

COS Training Resource Center offering Customer Service Academy

Did you know there are two main groups of customers? External Customers who you cater to such as clients, students, customers, constituents, patients, stakeholders and more. And the second group are your Internal Customers such as coworkers, vendors, department heads, IT department and more. College of the Sequoias’ Training Resource Center is offering a Customer […]

Tulare County Office of Education hosts annual Court and Community School Commencement

Tulare County Office of Education hosted its annual Court and Community School Commencement to honor this year’s graduates and celebrate with their families. The four graduating seniors spent time in our Juvenile Detention Facility and are making a smooth transition into the community. “I look forward to what the future holds for me,” Arturo Maldonado-Tienda […]

Sierra View announces new service line & introduces new home-grown physician

Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) new Sierra View Surgical Clinic is officially seeing patients at the new Sierra View Surgical Clinic, specializing in Colorectal Surgery. With this new service line, the most effective and least invasive surgery that is often out of reach for the Porterville population and nearby communities will now be provided. Christina […]

Reader: Disappointing that Valadao did not vote for Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act

The people of the 22nd Congressional District are hurting. Diesel prices are sky-rocketing and hurting the farmers who supply the fruits and vegetables on American’s kitchen tables. It is said that diesel powers America. The cost of diesel influences the cost of transportation and goods. When it becomes more expensive to drive a truck, all […]