Join the fight against cancer in the Central Valley

February is Cancer Awareness Month; we recognize and celebrate the progress we’ve made in the fight against cancer. A recent report from the American Cancer Society shows that the cancer death rate across the country has decreased 31% in the past 30 years. It’s clear that scientific discovery, cancer screenings and good public policy are […]

Westlands applauds Gov. Newsom’s Habitat Improvement Funding proposal

After the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee #3 hearing discussing Governor Gavin Newsom’s state budget proposal, Tom Birmingham, Westlands Water District general manager, issued the following statement in strong support of the California Natural Resources Agency’s “Proposition 68: Habitat Improvement” budget change proposal (BCP): “Robust, effective habitat restoration is critical to supporting at-risk species and […]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo reopens to public

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is now welcoming guests back, having reopened on Friday, January 29. “With guidance and approval from our local health officials, the Zoo is excited to re-open our doors to the public, allowing us to offer outdoor family fun to our community and continue educating guests about animals and conservation,” said Amos Morris, […]

Free drop-off tax preparation services available in Tulare County

Community Services Employment Training (CSET) is providing free tax preparation services to residents of Tulare County. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program prepares federal and state tax returns at no cost to households with less than $54,000 in annual income. Eligible residents may qualify for Federal and California Earned Income Tax Credits (CalEITC), a […]

County seeks to make appointments to 2021 Advisory Commission on Supervisorial Redistricting

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested individuals to compose an 11 seat commission known as the 2021 Advisory Commission on Supervisorial Redistricting. Commission Duties The County of Tulare will be considering new boundaries for each district of the Board of Supervisors.  The Board of Supervisors has established an Advisory Redistricting Commission to […]