California Farm Bureau joins legal efforts to protect key firefighting tool

The California Farm Bureau today joined various California counties and forestry and wood products organizations in filing a legal brief seeking to intervene in defense of the U.S. Forest Service’s use of a critical retardant used in wildfire suppression. The Farm Bureau’s decision to intervene in the case is in response to litigation challenging the […]

Kaweah Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program moves from Visalia to Tulare

Kaweah Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program has moved from Visalia to Tulare, where starting today, March 6, there are more family medicine physicians seeing patients than ever before. Kaweah Health’s Tulare Health Clinic, which already provided primary, specialty, and walk-in care, now joins forces with Kaweah Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program and the end result […]

Tulare County Library’s Alpaugh, Exeter, Lindsay and Pixley branches offer ten internships

The Alpaugh, Exeter, Lindsay, and Pixley Branches of the Tulare County Library seek applicants for internship positions funded through the generosity of the California State Library’s Stronger Together: Out of School Grant and the Tulare County Library Foundation. Open to teens ages 15-18, the interns design and implement MakerSpace programs, with a $500 scholarship awarded […]

State Senate ag committee session offers farm bill input

As the No. 1 agricultural state, with a $51.1 billion farm economy and more than 400 commodities, California and its government leaders, farmers and residents are weighing in on how members of Congress should shape the 2023 Farm Bill. During a state Senate Agriculture Committee hearing last week, Sen. Melissa Hurtado, the committee chair, said […]